"VF and SFA pplication Form"
APPLICATION FORM IDS VISITING FELLOWSHIP or STUDY FELLOWSHIP This form is in two parts: Part A, to be completed by the applicant, and Part B to be completed by the prospective IDS Sponsor/Supervisor and Visiting Fellow Co-ordinator. The whole form with Part A completed should be sent (preferably by e-mail) to the Visiting Fellow Co-ordinator in IDS (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org). The form should be accompanied by a CV providing full details of your qualifications, employment, research/consultancy/teaching, and your publications. PART A. TO BE COMPLETED BY THE APPLICANT 1. APPLICATION TYPE Please underline which type of Fellowship are you applying for: 1. IDS Visiting Fellowship 2. IDS Study Fellowship Please refer to our website for details of each 2. PERSONAL DETAILS Title: Surname/Family Name: Other Names (in Full): Marital Status: Sex: Date of Birth: Nationality: Current Occupation: Work Address: Home Address Tel. No Tel. No.: E-mail: E-mail Will your family accompany you? If yes, please give the ages of all children: 3. APPLICATION SUBMISSION This application was sent to IDS on: Day ……… Month ………………. Year ………… 1 4. FELLOWSHIP TIMING Duration: I would like to hold the Fellowship at IDS for a total of .……. months Proposed Start Date: ………………… Proposed End date: ………………… If you wish to visit for longer than three months, please give reasons in a covering letter. 5. RESEARCH/STUDY PROGRAMME DURING THE FELLOWSHIP Please outline your research/study proposal and types of activity you plan to undertake at IDS including what outputs you will produce as a result of your Fellowship. Continue on a separate sheet if necessary, but limit your proposal to three pages in total. 6. COLLABORATION WITH IDS Has an IDS Fellow suggested you apply? If yes, please give details. Which Fellow(s) would you hope to be sponsored by (maximum of two)? If you are applying for a Study Fellowship, how much supervision will you require per week? Please note that supervision is charged by the hour. 2 I hope to engage in the following types of interaction with people in IDS: I expect to benefit from my visit in the following ways: I hope IDS will benefit in the following ways: 3 7. Funding Please give details of how your travel, living and research/study costs will be funded. 8. REFEREES Please provide the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees: 1. 2. ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED PART A, PLEASE SEND THE APPLICATION AND CV TO YOUR PROSPECTIVE IDS SPONSOR 4 PART B. TO BE COMPLETED BY THE IDS SPONSOR/SUPERVISOR AND VISITNG FELLOW CO-ORDINATOR Notes for the Sponsor/Supervisor This form should have reached you with Part A having been completed by the applicant. A CV should also have been supplied. If this is not the case, please contact the applicant. IDS has limited space available for Visiting Fellows and we are having to become increasingly selective in responding to applicants. Your comments on this part of the application are therefore very important. If you are uncertain about any aspects of the arrangements for IDS Visiting Fellows (e.g. the difference between Visiting and Study Fellows), or about the administration of applications, etc., please contact the Visiting Fellowship Co-ordinator. 1. PROPOSED AREA OF RESEARCH/STUDY How closely does the applicant’s area of research/study overlap with your own interests? Which other (if any) members of IDS does the applicant’s interests overlap with? 2. BENEFITS FROM THE FELLOWSHIP What are likely to be the main benefits for you, for other colleagues and for IDS more generally? What do you think the main benefits will be for the applicant? 5 3. YOUR SPONSORSHIP IDS Fellows are reminded that the role of the IDS sponsor/supervisor is as follows. A Sponsor is a Visitor's key personal link with IDS. Ideally, this link should be developed before the visitor makes a formal application. The sponsor will subsequently: Endorse and support your application help you to integrate into IDS professionally and socially arrange appointments for you to meet others in IDS with overlapping interests advise about practical aspects of living in the Brighton/Lewes area explain IDS administrative procedures interact with you on a regular basis in connection with your research/study programme Please confirm that you are happy to act in these capacities for the applicant YES NO Signed: ……………………… Print Name: ………………….. Date: ……………… 4. ANY OTHER COMMENTS Please add any other comments that may be relevant for IDS’s review of this application PLEASE FORWARD THE COMPLETED FORM AND CV TO THE VISITING FELLOW CO-ORDINATOR (email@example.com) 6