Scholar Awards

CESH 2015 “Junior Scholar Awards”
It is our pleasure to announce that the Organizing Committee of the 2015 CESH International Congress has made available funds to provide three Scholarships of Euro 250 each to be assigned for outstanding Papers given by young scholars participating to the Congress.

- The “Junior Scholars Awards” will be titled to:

James Riordan. Writer and author of successful books and novels, Historian, CESH President from 2003 to 2005, President of the CESH Fellows from 2007 to 2009;
Michele Diana. Founding Member of the Study Centre for Physical Education and Sporting Activities (CESEFAS), President of the 1999 CESH Florence Congress, Professor at ISEF and University of Florence;
Giuseppe Carlo Balboni. Founding Member and Honorary President of the Study Centre for Physical Education and Sporting Activities (CESEFAS), and Emeritus Professor at the University of Florence.

- Applications can be submitted by young scholars 35 years old and under according to the following criteria (see

-The deadline for submitting the research papers is September 21, 2015.

- Candidates presenting their research papers to the Congress should fill the following application form (download here)

- Research Papers should be no longer than 6.000 words and they must be prepared according to the official CESH Congress proceedings guidelines (

- A Junior Scholar Selection Committee will be established according to the CESH’s Statute and Regulations

- Junior Scholars applicants’ presentations will be scheduled on the first day of the Congress (22 October 2015, during the afternoon session)

- Members of the Junior Scholar Selection Committee will evaluate individually the applicant’s papers before the Congress. The same Committee will have a plenary session meeting the evening of October 22, 2015 to decide the final merit list

- The outstanding papers which will receive the Award will be invited to be published in the ESSH Journal after having been reviewed by the Scientific Committee of the Journal

- The Award Ceremony will take place during the Social Dinner (October 23, 2015)