STELLAR Mobility Fellowship - Call for applicants.
The STELLAR Network of Excellence announces the STELLAR Mobility Fellowship - Call for applicants. (Formerly known as the "doctoral mobility programme" and the "STELLAR incubators")
What is STELLAR?
(http://www.stellarnet.eu/) is a
Network of Excellence, supported by the European Commission, which aims to
unify the diverse research community in the field of Technology Enhanced
Learning (TEL) in Europe. As such, STELLAR offers many opportunities for
researchers in the field to exchange views, ideas and practices.
is the Mobility Fellowship?
has set up the Mobility Fellowship in order to foster dialogue and
collaboration between the young generation of TEL research and experienced
researchers from either academia or industry. In practice, this is achieved by
creating a mechanism for targeted scholarships for doctoral candidates and
young researchers to spend time in core labs, hence promoting mobility.
will make a visit of 2 months to a host site with similar or
complementary research interests (duration of visits may vary from 1-3 months;
however the preferred time of stay is 2 months). The work in this period will
follow a plan agreed on by the host, the guest and his/her supervisor, and the
STELLAR Fellowship Board.
Scholarship of up to €2,000 will be granted to top-ranked applicants to
support travel and accommodation expenses. The amount will be reimbursed based
on presentation of receipts.
application will be evaluated by the STELLAR Fellowship board, as well as by
reviewers external to STELLAR. The main evaluation criteria will be:
- scientific quality of the proposal
- contribution to the STELLAR grand challenges
and overall objectives
- innovative character and relevance
in the field of TEL
- appropriateness of the budget
will need to demonstrate how their proposed research will benefit from exposure
to expertise and knowledge in the host institutions. They should explain how
the host institution will be able to make a contribution to their research and
- Publication of call: 26/11/2010.
- Deadline for submission of
applications: 15/01/2011 (23:59 CET).
- Acceptance will be announced by 15/02/2011.
exact timing of the visit will depend on the circumstances of the host and the
applicant. However, visits will start no earlier than February 2011 and
finish no later than end of October 2011.