Application Form

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Further procedure

Please send an email to research@samw.ch with the following documents, compiled as a single pdf file:

 

Phase 1 (pre-selection)

  • Letter of intent describing the planned research activity (max. 2 pages, min. font size 10 and min. single line spacing, without references) incl. main objective of the grant, rationale for the proposed project, methodology, timeframe and amount requested
  • CV of applicant (1 page); all dates must include month and year
  • Description of applicant’s major scientific achievements and previous activities relevant for the proposed project (1 page)
  • Publication list

 

 

 Phase 2 (full proposal, on invitation)

  • Detailed research plan (max. 6 pages, with tables and figures but without references, min. font size 10 and min. single line spacing) incl. current state of research, aims, relevance of the proposed project, detailed methodology, planned experiments (if applicable), milestones and timetable, list of other persons involved in the project (if any)
  • Detailed budget for the grant period, incl. all requested and available third-party funds
  • Career plan describing the added-value of the grant for the applicant’s next career step (1 page)
  • Updated CV (1 page)
  • Updated description of applicant’s major scientific achievements and previous activities relevant for the proposed project (1 page)
  • Updated publication list
  • Up to 2 reference letters (optional)
  • Support letter from the host institution providing the necessary infrastructure and guaranteeing the employment of the grantee for the duration of the proposed project (the grant money can be used to cover a portion of the grantee’s salary)
  • If applicable, copy of ethics committee's decision and other authorisations

 

 

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

 

 

CONTACT

Dr. Myriam Tapernoux
Head of Department