ESA Research Grants

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 situation, we are unable to maintain the our Statistics Masterclass in April 2020. It will be postponed, exact date to be confirmed. Thank you for your understanding. ESA Research Team.

ESA Project Grants, Research support Grants, Young Investigator start-up Grant and Coordination Grants 2021:

Submission process for short-abstract Grant application and schedule:

Grant application can only be submitted online via the ESA submission website up to 15 March 2020. Abstracts submitted by mail, or e-mail will not be accepted. All submitted grant application will go through a peer-review process carried out by international reviewers from the ESA Research Committee. Out of all applications, +/- 35/40 applications will be invited to submit a full proposal:

  • 1 Coordination grant (up to 5€K): 5 applications
    • 2 Research support grant (up to 15€K): 10 applications
    • 2 Young investigator Start-up grants (up to 22.5€K): 10 applications
    • 2 Project grants (up to 60€K): 10 applications

Notification of results:

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the submitting (corresponding) applicant by 6 May 2020. Please note that the applicant will be receiving the notification e-mails and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the grant.
Submission process for Full grant application and schedule

– Full application Submission start date: 6 May 2020
– Full application Submission deadline: 14 June 2020

Submissions after the deadlines will not be accepted and the grant application will be removed from the system.

Opening of short abstract applications 01 Feb 2020
Deadline for short abstract applications 16 March 2020, 23:59 CET
Notification of acceptance or rejection of short abstract application 6 May 2020
Opening of full application submission 6 May 2020
Deadline for full application submission 14 June 2020, 23:59 CET
Review finalised by the ESA Research Committee November 2020
Results to applicants Mid-December 2020