University of Melbourne 2022 European Research Council: Starting Grants- Australia: Application for the 2022 European Research Council Grants has commerce.
The European Research Council Starting Grants is proud to offer scholarships to talented students at the University of Melbourne in Australia. This grant is open for the academic year 2022/2023.
For a successful application process, ensure you read through this piece to the end to learn the full details about this award- the eligibility criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more.
European Research Council-Qualification & Requirements
To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:
- Have 2 – 7 years of experience since the completion of a PhD
- Present a project which is conducted in a public or private research organization. This could be where the applicant already works, or any other host organization located in one of the EU Member States or Associated Countries
- Researchers from anywhere in the world can apply for ERC grants provided the research they undertake will be carried out in an EU Member State or Associated Country.
For further information refer to the European Research Council’s Starting Grants website.
University of Melbourne Criteria for Selection
Applicants need to note that Peer reviewers are in charge of assessing and scoring the proposals. Those who pass the quality threshold are ranked. Depending on the call budget available, a budgetary cut-off applies to the ranking list and only the highest-ranked proposals are offered an ERC grant until the call’s budget has been used.
European Research Council- Aim and Overall Benefits
To all the successful candidates, the University of Melbourne will provide an award amount of up to $4,000,000. Starting Grants may be awarded up to €1.5 million for 5 years (pro-rata for projects of shorter duration).
An additional €1 million can however be made available to cover eligible start-up costs for researchers moving from a third country to the EU or an associated country and/or the purchase of major equipment and/or access to large facilities and/or other major experimental and fieldwork costs
Deadline for Application: 13th January 2022