Steven Krauwer Awards


Steven Krauwer Awards



The Steven Krauwer Awards, named in honour of Steven Krauwer (first executive director of CLARIN ERIC) are given annually to outstanding contributions toward CLARIN goals in the areas of language resource building, tool or service development, exemplary use cases, user involvement or knowledge sharing. The awards are handed out once a year, at the CLARIN Annual Conference. 


Steven Krauwer Awards can be granted in the following categories:

1. Young CLARIN Researcher. The intended goal of this award is to promote a young person or a group of cooperating young persons below the age of 35. The award comes with a certificate, plus 500 EUR.

2. CLARIN Achievements. The intended goal of this award is to recognize the work of a person or a group of cooperating people. The award comes with a certificate.


The award recipients must be researchers or engineers working in any of the countries or regions covered by CLARIN ERIC members, CLARIN ERIC observers or partners that have an agreement with CLARIN ERIC according to Article 18 of the CLARIN ERIC Statutes.

Each recipient of the award for Young CLARIN Researcher should not have reached the age of 35 years on December 31 of the year the award is given.

Each recipient of the award for CLARIN Achievements should be a single person or a group of named people who have closely cooperated with each other.


The award recipients are selected by the National Coordinators’ Forum (NCF) of CLARIN ERIC.

Previous winners

An overview of all the winners can be found here.