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New procedures in place

29/01/2014

New short-cycle resubmission and fellowship prolongation procedures take effect

AgreenSkills has put into effect a short-cycle resubmission round and fellowship prolongation procedures that were formalized by the Scientific and Steering Committees last month. The short-cycle resubmission procedures were created to allow applicants, whose submissions only require minimal improvement to potentially succeed at funding, the opportunity to resubmit an improved application within a shorter timeframe than that of classic selection rounds. Short-cycle resubmissions are only accessible to applicants who have been formally invited by the Scientific Committee to resubmit within a shorter timeframe. The evaluation process for short-cycle resubmissions is 6 weeks from the date of resubmission, and follows the same reviewing procedures as classic selection rounds. For more information, read the Guidelines for Short-Cycle Resubmission Process.

The second procedure has been tailored for fellow's wishing to request a prolongation of their mobility project. A fellowship prolongation can only be requested within the programme's existing parametres (i.e. up to a total maximum duration of 24 months for both incoming and outgoing fellowships) and provides fellows with the opportunity to extend their stay in order to successfully complete and/or enhance their current mobility project. In order to apply for a prolongation, fellows must complete and submit both a Fellowship Prolongation Request and a scientific report to the AgreenSkills programme management team.

Guidelines for a fellow's end of fellowship scientific report are now also available to download from the Documents section of the AgreenSkills website. The scientific report is a final progress and achievement report on your mobility research project, which will be considered by the AgreenSkills Team as part of the self-evaluation of the programme. All fellow's should write and upload their scientific report on their AgreenSkill's online account before the end of their mobility project.

All guidelines and forms can be downloaded under Documents .

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