Applications welcomed for CENDARI Visiting Research Fellowships 2014

To prop up and excite historical research in the two pilot areas of medieval European culture and the First World War CENDARI (Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure) a European Union funded project if announcing an offer to have benefit of the visiting research fellowships. The CENDARI fellowships are funded for between 6 and 12 weeks. The CENDARI fellowships are funded by the European Union under the FP7 Capacities Programme. Fellowships are offered to scholars and early career researchers for historical research at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, King’s College London, UK, National Library of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH), University of Göttingen, Germany and University of Stuttgart and Library of Contemporary History, Germany.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Application complies with the Terms and Conditions and is complete

-Applicant is at PhD student level or above

-Applicant works or studies in an institution established in an EU Member State or associated state

-Applicant must work/study in a country other than the country where the CENDARI host institution is established

-Research proposal is realistic and appropriate for the selected host institution(s)

  • About the nationality:-

Applicants of Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland & the UK may apply for the fellowship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. The CENDARI fellowships are funded for between 6 and 12 weeks.

  1. CENDARI visiting research fellowships include a stipend for housing and living expenses as well as travel to and from the inviting institution. Recipients will be responsible for securing visas, where necessary. Fellows will have access to the research infrastructure of the respective CENDARI partner institution including access to a workspace and a networked computer.

  1. Only applications which satisfy all of the above Eligibility Criteria will go forward for assessment against the Award Criteria. Applications which do not satisfy all of the above Eligibility Criteria will be rejected. The award criteria are as follows:

-Research Questions

-Work Plan

-Outputs

-Relationship to Applicant’s Previous Work and/or New Avenues

-Relevance to CENDARI

-Relevance to Host Institution

Applications will be assessed in accordance with the above Criteria by a Committee including representatives from the CENDARI host institutions as well as the External Expert Advisory Board (EEAB) of the CENDARI project.

  1. The results of the assessment will be notified to all applicants in April/May 2014.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. All applications should be sent by email to info-at-cendari.eu with the title ‘CENDARI Fellowship 2014? in the subject line. All applications received before the deadline will be acknowledged by return email. If you do not receive an acknowledgement email within two working days of submission of your application, please contact immediately. The application must include the following:

-A completed application form (see Annex 2).

-A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages).

-Name and contact details for a referee who is familiar with the applicant’s work and may be contacted directly by CENDARI.

-In the case of applications by Ph.D. students, the application should include a signed letter of recommendation from their supervisor

-A proposal (1,500 words maximum) in accordance with the guidelines.

  1. The closing date for receipt of applications is the 9th December 2013.

For detailed information about the application and the scholarships please visit the link

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