INQUA Fellowship Program For International Mobility
The INQUA Fellowship Program financially supports
early-career scientists (ECRs), as well as scientists from
low- and middle-income countries/developing countries (DCRs), to gain international
Quaternary research experience at a foreign institution for the duration of 3–6
The aim of the INQUA Fellowship Program is to contribute to the development of collaborative research. The fellowship covers (part of) the costs associated with travel (economy class) and expenses (subsistence, accommodation etc.) of the fellow while living abroad up to a maximum of € 15000.
2023 INQUA Fellows
Julieta Ines Massaferro
Sebastian Miguel Richiano
Abdel-Aziz Abdrahamane Yassine
For their details and project titles please see this spreadsheet
Current Call for Applications
are invited from candidates in all continents/regions for the 2024 INQUA Fellowship Program.
Please read the guidelines carefully, fill in the application form and submit the form, together with the required documents (see guidelines) before the 15 September 2023. In case you have any questions, please contact INQUA at [email protected].
The applicants must fulfill the following conditions:
- Early-career scientists (ECRs) - graduate students and postgraduates within 8 years of receiving their final degree. This period of 8 years does not take into account periods of time taken not working as an academic or because of taking time off because of family responsibilities. Scientists who have been working for less than 8 years and who have permanent (tenured) positions, may still be considered as early-career researchers.
- Developing-Country Researchers (DCRs) - researchers who are working in low income or lower middle income economies (see here for list of these economies). In applying this guideline, INQUA will take into account that inclusion or exclusion from the World Bank list may not be an adequate reflection of the levels of science funding or funding to individual scientists.
- Individuals must be willing to conduct research at host research institutions in foreign countries.
- Research Topics should be related to INQUA’s defined scope (https://inqua.org/about)
- Applicants can benefit from the INQUA Fellowship Program only once.
Awards CriteriaAs you prepare your applications, please note that some of the basic criteria that are considered in the process of evaluating and awarding funds for INQUA grant projects and fellowships may include:
- Scientific quality
- Originality and novelty
- Feasibility (e.g. working plan, expertise, potential for fostering collaboration)
- Merits of the applicant(s)
- Justification of the requested funding
- Relevance of the host laboratory, as applicable