Daytime Sleepiness Research Grant


The European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), supported by Bioprojet, is offering a grant to support a young physician working in the field of daytime sleepiness.

10.000 EUR will be awarded to the successful appplicant

The grant will be disbursed as a lump sum.

Grant Conditions:

  • The grant will be awarded to support an ongoing or new research project
  • The project should be completed within three years
  • At the time of application, applicants should be:
    • working in Europe
    • less than 10 years post- terminal degree
    • (preferably) members of the ESRS
  • A progress report will be required by September 2023
  • The recipient is expected to submit an abstract based on the research to Sleep Europe 2024 and to publish an article in a scientific journal

Application Documents:

Please submit a complete application including the following items :
  • A one-page proposal including the following information:
    • Scientific background
    • Scientific aims of the project
    • Finances required (e.g. salaries, cost of equipment)
    • A written approval by the relevant ethical committee when applicable
    • If relevant, please also include information related to the facilities and individuals involved in the project and support from other sources.
  • The applicant’s curriculum vitae
  • The applicant’s list of publications

Application Guidelines:

Application Deadline: 24 June 2022
All application documents should be in English and in a PDF format
Application documents should be sent via email to Vroni Aumeier, ESRS Business Administrator
Please include as the subject of the email – Daytime Sleepiness Research Grant
Applications received in any other manner will not be considered
The ESRS Scientific Committee will review the applications and select an awardee to be approved by the ESRS Board
ESRS is entitled not to award the grant if the scientific standard of the applications is deemed inadequate