European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships

European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships

Call for Applicants for 2019-20 Competition

The European Commission has now opened the 2019 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships. The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility.

The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies will select and support excellent experienced researchers of any nationality and age, which comply with MSCA mobility rules.

Those who are interested to apply for this scheme should note the following OSGA internal application procedure:

  1. By 30th May 2019, send us your expression of interest that should consist of the following: a personal statement, that specify proposal title; the type of action (MSCA-IF-EF-ST, MSCA-IF-EF-CAR, MSCA-IF-EF-RI, MSCA-IF-EF-SE, MSCA-IF-GF); the name of a potential supervisors in the School; name of organisation hosting the secondment and/or the out-going phase (where relevant),project duration; an abstract of your proposal (max. 2,000 characters, with spaces) to clearly explain: the objectives of the proposal, how they will be achieved and their relevance to the Work Programme; a copy of your CV prepared according Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship guidelines (Part B-2 Section 4 page 41, Guide for Applicant);
  2. By 10th June 2019, send us the first draft of your proposal that should consist of Part B1 and B2-CV of the standard proposal template.

Please, send your documents to research@area.ox.ac.uk indicating in the subject line your name and "MSCA IF 2019".

The proposals selected for the OSGA’s support must be completed for the OSGA Research Commitee review by 6th July 2019. The complete proposal, including Part A, B and B1, should be send as pdf files to research@area.ox.ac.ukThen the OSGA internal deadline to complete on the EC portal the final draft of your complete application will be 27th August 2019.

Because of the formal institutional approval is required both from the Head of School and from an administrative officer on behalf of the host institution, OSGA will formally approve the applications and submit them to the University’s Research Services Office for the approval. The RSs will inform the candidates when the application is approved and the application can then be submitted via the Participant Portal.

Before applying, interested candidates should look through the information available from the European Commission:

Work Programme 2018/2020: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2018-2020/main/h2020-wp1820-msca_en.pdf

Guide for Applicant (Version 1.2) http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/other/guides_for_applicants/h2020-guide-appl-msca-if-2018-20_en.pdf

Requests for further information are welcome. Please, contact Francesca Tucci – OSGA’s Research Officer (francesca.tucci@area.ox.ac.uk).

Past Calls

The European Commission has now opened the 2018 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships. The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies will select and support excellent experienced researchers of any nationality and age, that comply with MSCA mobility rules.

If you are interested, please visit

https://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/msca-if-2018.html and send us your expression of interest following the guidelines specified in this document.

Guide for applicants Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship are available here on the Participant Portal

Requests for further information are welcome. Please, contact Francesca Tucci - Research Officer (francesca.tucci@area.ox.ac.uk).

Timeline:

  • SIAS internal deadline for expressions of interest: 04/06/2018
  • SIAS deadline to submit the first draft for review: 28/06/2018
  • SIAS internal deadline to send your final application: 26/08/2018
  • Research Services – University of Oxford Deadline: 29/08/2018 5:00pm (UK time)
  • Funder Deadline: 12 September 2018 4:00pm (UK time)
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