Marie Sklodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellowships

Sector: Education
Type: Scholarship
Location: All over the world
Deadline: 12 October 2021 at 18:00 Kyiv time
Organiser: Horizon Europe

This is an opportunity for the researchers with PhD to go abroad for professional growth. You will hold a research in cooperation with a partner organisation from one of 44 countries participating in Horizon Europe. The scholarship will cover one of the following mobility types: 

  • European — from one to two years in the partner’s country
  • Global — from one to two years in any third country outside Horizon Europe and one year

The scheme encourages researchers to work on research and innovation projects both in academic and non-academic sectors. 
This is one of many Horizon Europe opportunities for Ukrainians and one of the thousands of programmes that the EU can offer. 
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What do I get?
  • Official employment in the host organization for the entire period of the scholarship with full social security coverage.
  • A living allowance
  • A mobility allowance
  • Up to EUR 1,000 per month for participation in conferences, language courses, lab material and any other expenditures needed for your professional growth
Can I apply?
Fellowships will be provided to excellent researchers that have:
  • A PhD degree. If you have successfully defended your doctoral thesis but not yet formally been awarded the degree you are eligible to apply
  • A maximum of eight years experience in research, from the date of the award of PhD degree
  • Not resided or carried out their main activity in the country of the beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before the call deadline
  • Have a partner organisation in the EU, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Northern Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, the United Kingdom, the Faroe Islands, Tunisia or Turkey, that is ready to recruit you for fellowship period
What do I need to apply?
  • Application form completed. Describe pertinence, methodology, innovativeness and expected outcome of your project, provide the plan of cooperation with your host organisation and supervisor
  • CV of the researcher
  • List of all participating organisations and more detailed information for each of them
  • Letters of commitment from associated partners (only for hosts of Global Fellowships or non-academic placement) 

You should develop and submit a proposal to an open funding call jointly with your host organisation.

You will find the templates of required documents on the website

How do I apply?
1. Get the EU login for yourself and your host organisation.
2. Ask your partners to register so everyone gets a PIC-number
3. Find your contest on the Funding and Tenders Opportunity Portal, complete the online form and upload the required documents. 
Good to know
There are no limits of themes and sectors for your research.
Only one proposal per individual researcher can be submitted.
If you have special needs or you are traveling with your family, you can try to get additional funding.

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