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Application procedure
As part of the project, two calls for applications will be opened on October 10, 2019 and January, 20, 2020. The respective deadlines will be November 6, 2019 (Action I and II) and February 7, 2020 (Action III and supplementary call for Actions I and II). The list of participants selected for co-funding will be announced on November 28, 2019 (1st call) and February 27, 2020 (2nd call), respectively. 

Applications shall be submitted in English by forms on website of  PROM project:

A complete application should contain:

  • CV with list of publications (max 2 pages A4),
  • cover letter specifying the connection between the planned trip and the theme of the Ph.D. thesis,
  • (optional) recommendation letter from the Ph.D. advisor,
  • (in the case of Action II) information about the planned conference presentation and abstract (max 1 page A4)
  • (in the case of Action III) a letter from the internship advisor or meeting organizer,
  • estimate of the cost of the trip (Annex No. 3 to the Regulations),
  • statement confirming the knowledge of the terms and conditions and about the need for the agreement to process personal data (Annex No. 4 to the Regulations).

Evaluation procedure
The submitted application is assessed by the Qualification Committee  (Action I and Action II for Ph.D. students from NCU) or Scientific Organizing Committees (Action II for Ph.D. Students  abroad NCU and Action III) in formal terms and substantive basis. They will take into account:

  • scientific achievements of the applicant, in particular scientific publications in international journals with the leading role of the applicant,
  • scientific activity and motivation of the applicant to pursue a scientific career; in case of Action I: also in the context of the planned collaboration with the foreign collaborator; in case of Action III: also in the context of potential impact of the school for further research plans;
  • research plan (Action I), taking into account whether the theme of the internship is connected to the PhD thesis,
  • quality of the planned conference presentation (Action II and III),
  • prestige of the conference or the host institution (Action I and II),
  • prior knowledge in the theme of the summer school and its connection to the PhD thesis (Action III).