For those applicants interested in applying, please note the following:
Potential applicants should first research the opportunities available to them at Columbia University, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), or McGill University, including, for example, potential scholars with whom they would like to work, or specific resources they would like to access. They should discuss the opportunity with both their University of Glasgow supervisor or Principal Investigator, and with a potential supervisor at Columbia, HKU or McGill.
Support for the application should be secured at both the Glasgow and the Columbia/HKU/McGill ends.
University of Glasgow students and postdoctoral researchers should submit their application in the form of a dossier containing the following materials:
- A one-page statement of academic purpose explaining their progress towards completion of their research; why and when a visit to Columbia, Hong Kong or McGill would be of benefit and what they would intend to do there. The statement should include a timetable for their work during the visit, indicating, where appropriate, the scholar/s with whom they hope to work, and/or the resources they would hope to use.
- A separate statement setting out the amount required and explaining how the money would be used. The statement should include a break down of envisaged expenses, set out in table format.
- A short statement of support (completed on headed paper) from the student or researcher’s supervisor or Principal Investigator at the University of Glasgow.
- A short statement of support (completed on headed paper) from the student or researcher’s potential supervisor or partner scholar at Columbia University, the University of Hong Kong, or McGill University.
The dossier must contain all documents set out in points one to four above, and should be submitted in electronic format to John.Leabody@glasgow.ac.uk. The deadline for applications is: Friday, 9 October 2015. However, please note that all funds awarded must be spent by 31 July 2016.