5 Steps Application Procedure
Step 1: Information
Applications will have to be sent before January 15th to have a chance to be submitted to the NetIAS in the next April business meeting.
Step 2: Pre-screening
The NetIAS Secretariate/President pre-screen applications before January 30th in order to estimate if they fulfil NetIAS eligibility criteria.
Step 3: Visit
Based on a positive assessment by NetIAS Secretariate/President, one NetIAS member will be asked to visit the applying institute and to report to the NetIAS Secretariate. The applying institute will pay for the visit costs.
Step 4: Invitation
Based on a positive assessment report by the NetIAS member, a representative of the applying Institute will be invited to present by videoconference its application to the NetIAS assembly in April.
Step 5: Assessment
Two NetIAS members will lead the discussion and a simple majority vote will be held on membership.
Information Requested from Applying IAS
A detailed note will have to be transmitted to the NetIAS Secretariate before January 15th with the following information.
- Legal status and overall institutional background information (history, connection to local/national research entities, etc.)
- Direction (leadership, board of trustees, scientific advisory board, staff composition)
- Conditions offered to fellows (monthly stipend, accommodation, related services)
- Facilities (location, description)
- Budget (distinguish fellowships, staff, other direct costs, other indirect costs)
- Breakdown of financial resources (name the most important partners)
(ii) SCIENTIFIC POLICY
- Description of the IAS scientific ambition and priorities.
- Description of fellows’ interaction to spur collegiality and interdisciplinarity.
- Key facts and numbers:
- Number of applications received per year
- Number of invited fellows
- geographic origins (in %)
- International vs. national fellows. Permanent fellows? Fellows from your home institution?
- Junior (up to 10 years after Ph.D) vs. Senior fellows
- Individual fellowships vs. groups invitations
(iii) SCIENTIFIC SELECTION
- Description of call for applications (open calls? flagged fellowships? geographic priorities? etc.)
- Description of the selection process (criteria, evaluation, final decision).