HOW TO APPLY

You need to apply by sending an email to members@espr-secretariat.org which attachment of the following documents. Only documents in pdf format will be evaluated. For more information please contact the Research Project Committee of the ESPR via members@espr-secretariat.org

  • A description of the research project to be undertaken, including a proposed budget  (2 pages max, 11 pt. font, 5 pages only for the Consolidator grant application);
  • The grant application laboratory form completed;
  • At least one letter of recommendation, of which one must be from your supervisor who must be an ESPR member;
  • A short version curriculum vitae of the applicant(s) including a list of publications (4 pages max); and
  • A letter from an institutional official that includes:
      • Evidence of institutional support (e.g. that basic costs, such as associated salary, administrative support and the use of laboratory/office space);
      • Confirmation not to take any part of the funding for institutional overhead or other indirect costs (see below statement on institutional overhead and indirect costs):
      • Acknowledgment that the ESPR will not be liable (i.e. charged) for any indirect costs (overhead and handling fees) associated with the execution of the work described in the application.
        The Research Project Committee of the ESPR will not consider incomplete applications.
        The deadline for receipt of application is midnight Central European Time on August 15, 2017. Awards will be announced at the subsequent ESPRconference and listed at the ESPR homepage.
        Please contact members@espr-secretariat.org if you have any questions.
        ESPR does not take responsibility for accidents or other legal issues occurring during the period a person is benefiting from an ESPR grant.

Institutional overhead and indirect costs:
The awardee may determine best use of the award to support the direct cost of the project. No part of the award may cover institutional overhead or other indirect costs, nor should the awardee be obligated or penalized to pay by substitution such indirect costs by any other means.

By accepting an ESPR Young Investigator Award, the supporting institution agrees not to take any part of the funding for institutional overhead or other indirect costs, and will not obligate or penalize the recipient of an award or a sponsoring research laboratory to pay by substitution such indirect costs by any other means. With the exception of health insurance, no portion of an award may be subject to deductions for discretionary fringe benefits by the sponsoring institution. 

 

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