Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Thursday 21 July 2016

All member institutes of the School of Advanced Study (SAS) welcome proposals from suitably qualified applicants for the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships scheme. These prestigious grants support individual, transnational fellowships for promising researchers seeking employment in member states, associated countries and some non-associated countries*. Applications should be made jointly by the researcher and host organisation.

This scheme is offered via five panels to reflect the applicants’ career stage and place of origin. The School’s three panels are: European Fellowships, Reintegration and Career Restart. 

Funding for European fellowships will support eligible researchers for a period of 12 to 24 months. The living allowance reference rate for experienced researchers is €55,800 per year (€4,650 per month). The allowances are subject to country correction. Researchers in some categories will also receive a monthly mobility allowance of €600 and a family allowance of €500.

Anyone wishing to apply through the School of Advanced Study should submit expressions of interest before 1 August 2016 to the director of their chosen institute, copying research@sas.ac.uk. The expression of interest should include:

  • CV
  • An outline (2 pages maximum) of the research proposal, including intended publication outputs
  • A 100-word abstract
  • Identification of potential mentor if not the director

Applicants to be supported by the School of Advanced Study will be informed by 8 August 2016.

*In addition to the associated countries, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong & Macau, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan, have specific provisions for making funding available for their participants in Horizon 2020 projects and may be eligible for this call. 

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