Early Career Academic Grants (APPLY)

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Early Career Academic Grants (APPLY)

Deadline: April 2, 2017

 

Early Career Academic Grants are open to early career academics employed by ACU member universities, enabling them to participate in a conference held in a Commonwealth country other than their own.

A minimum of 30 grants are on offer in 2017.

 

Eligibility

At the time of application, applicants must be employed in an academic role by an ACU member institution. Applications are open to university staff who are less than ten years from the start of their employment in an academic role. Academic staff who have recently returned to work after a career break can also be considered: applicants to whom this criteria applies should make this clear in their application.

 

 

ALSO SEE: CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme for Doctoral Candidates (Fully-funded)

 

 

Applicants must not have previously worked or attended an academic conference outside their home region.

Conference participation

The conference to be attended must be a recognised academic conference in a field relevant to the applicant’s area of expertise. The conference must be held in a Commonwealth country other than the applicant’s country of employment. Applicants must give details of their chosen conference at the time of application.

Applicants can strengthen their application by providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. It is highly recommended that applicants attach this evidence to their application form.

Travel dates

The grant must be used to participate in a conference between 1 July 2017 and 31 December 2017.

ALSO SEE: APPLY: Scholarship Programme for Young African Researchers

Amount of grant

The maximum amount of each grant is GBP 2000. Grants can be used to cover travel and visa costs, conference fees, accommodation and subsistence.

Other terms and conditions

Applicants must provide a letter of support from their head of department. Successful applicants will be responsible for arranging any required visa. Grants will be paid in a single instalment to a nominated individual at the grant holder’s home institution. Grant holders must provide an account of expenditure and a brief report on how their grant has been spent.
 

ALSO SEE: Full PhD scholarships in Maritime, Energy & Sustainable Environment and others

 

 

The ACU reserves the right to publish the names of successful applicants on the ACU website and in ACU publications.

How to apply

Apply here. Applications close on Sunday 2 April 2017 at 11:59pm (BST).

 

ALSO SEE: APPLY: Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme in Sweden (Fully-funded)

 

 

 


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