As a tribute to one of the founding fathers of EAPS, the Council awards a prize for the best paper by a young scholar at each European Population Conference.
Full single or duo authored papers by scholars who are (both) under 35 years of age at the time of the conference may be nominated for the award. To qualify for this award the full paper must be submitted to EAPS one month before the start of the conference, with a request to be nominated and the curriculum vitae of the author.
Nominated papers are judged by a Jury, consisting of Honorary Presidents of EAPS, on the basis of the following criteria:
• choice of topic and originality
• theoretical foundation underlying, or theoretical notions used in the paper