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Visiting Fellowship Application Guidelines

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For the purposes of this grant, a developing country is classified as either Low-income or Lower-middle-income economies as classified by the World Bank

 

Please note that the grant is not intended to support a direct research collaboration between two laboratories, but to enable the export of expertise from a non-developing country laboratory to be disseminated in a developing country.

 


Travelling from a non-developing country to a developing country



The purpose of these grants is help research capacity building in developing countries. The committee will look favourably on applications that give a detailed strategy for dissemination of the knowledge to as many researchers as possible within the developing country. 


It is imperative that there is clarity as to the aims of the visit. Please indicate when applying what you hope to achieve from the visit and how you intend to measure success.

Demonstrate an understanding of the equipment available in the host country and indicate how the techniques and skills taught will be used to help research capacity building within the host country.

Please give details of the programme of teaching and any outreach activities that will help you achieve the aims of the visit.

It must be clear that thought on how follow-up activities and sustaining a relationship with host country will be maintained.

A breakdown of the costs involved in the visit and a justification for these costs. 
During the application process you will be required to provide a letter of support from the host laboratory. This letter should include:


  • Dates of the visit
  • What techniques, skills and knowledge that the host hopes to acquire from the visit 
  • How many people will be trained on the intended skills and techniques
  • How the host intends to disseminate the knowledge further after the visit has taken place and the expected benefit to the host country

You must also provide an intended schedule for the visit to show how you will maximise the visit to achieve the aims of aiding learning and skills development in the developing country. This should include a detailed strategy for disseminating the knowledge gained.


  
  • Dates of the visit
  • What techniques, skills and knowledge that the host hopes to acquire from the visit 
  • How many people will be trained on the intended skills and techniques
  • How the host intends to disseminate the knowledge further after the visit has taken place and the expected benefit to the host country
  • Dates of the visit
  • What techniques, skills and knowledge that the host hopes to acquire from the visit 
  • How many people will be trained on the intended skills and techniques
  • How the host intends to disseminate the knowledge further after the visit has taken place and the expected benefit to the host country

  • Travelling to a non-developing country from a developing country



    The purpose of these grants is help research capacity building in developing countries. The applications must include a detailed strategy for dissemination of the knowledge to as many researchers as possible within the developing country. Please note that these grants are not intended to support lab-to-lab collaborations. The committee would look most favourably on applications which benefit more than one institution. 

    It is imperative that there is clarity as to the aims of the visit. Please indicate when applying what you hope to achieve from the visit and how you intend to measure success.

    Please give details of the programme of the visit and any activities that will help you achieve the aims of the visit.

    It must be clear that a strategy is in place on return to the country of residence to disseminate the skills and techniques learned. Details of how this dissemination of knowledge will be achieved are required. 
    A detailed breakdown of the costs involved in the visit and a justification for these costs. 

    During the application process you will be required to provide a letter of support from the host laboratory. This letter should include:

    • Dates of the visit
    • What techniques, skills and knowledge that the visiting fellow will acquire during the visit 
    • How the visiting fellow will be supported on their visit
    • Any other activities that have been organised to supplement the primary purpose of the visit 
    • How the host intends for the skills learned by the visiting fellow to be disseminated on return to their country of residence 
    • How the host intends to maintain a mentee/mentor relationship with the visiting fellow and continue to aid with dissemination of knowledge once the visiting fellow returns to their country of residence. 

    You must also provide an intended schedule for the visit to show how you will maximise the visit to achieve the aims of aiding learning and skills development in the developing country. This should include a detailed strategy for disseminating the knowledge gained.