- Jan Kamiński (psychology) from the Laboratory of Visual System headed by Prof. Andrzej Wróbel
- Magdalena Lebiedzińska (biochemistry) from the Laboratory of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes headed by Prof. Jerzy Duszyński
- Paweł Tacikowski (psychology) from the Laboratory of Psychophysiology headed by Prof. Anna Grabowska
The START Program is aimed at researchers, who in spite of their young age have achieved success in their respective fields. START scholarships are granted to recognize their up to date achievements and encourage their further professional development.
Criteria for grating the scholarships were scientific output of the candidates along with their scientific program.