Online application for 2017 scholarships is now closed and will open for 2018 scholarships 1 September 2017.
Applications for scholarships are requested annually from early September to the end of October. For ease of communication with all the nations that might be involved, application is web and email based. You can find more details in the Guidance Notes.
Complete applications are assessed independently and judged by the quality of the proposal with respect to the science, training to be received and value of the programme to the home institution. Once this assessment has been made the successful scholars are chosen.
This selection is completed by the second half of December with successful scholars being informed by the first or second week of January the following year at the latest. Detailed information on the application process can be found in the Guidance Notes accompanying this page. Please note that there are more applicants than can be funded, so adherence to the guidance is essential for the application to be considered.
To help you plan your application, please download a sample application form.
This is for guidance only and should not be used to make your final application.