Round Status:  Closed

The Group of Eight (Go8) Australian universities offer fellowships to early career researchers in Europe each year. As a member of the Go8 and a participant in this scheme, The University of Queensland (UQ) is offering one Fellowship for 2015 to an early career researcher from Europe.

The Fellowships are open to citizens of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Russia and Croatia. The purpose of the scheme is to facilitate further research collaboration between Australia and Europe with the intention that Fellows will continue to collaborate with their Australian research partners when they return to their home institutions.

The following are the key dates for the Go8 European Fellowships commencing in 2015:

The Go8 European Fellowship Scheme for 2015 opens: 4 August 2014
Applicants submit their completed applications via email to Vicki Sheehy, UQR&I, 10 October 2014

Applications must be submitted using the Application Pack available from the Go8 website. Applicants must only submit one application (ie. an application to one Go8 university) per year. If you are submitting an application to UQ, you must not submit an additional application to another Go8 university.

For further information about the scheme please refer to the Go8 website.  To discuss submission of your application please contact Vicki Sheehy, Administration Officer, Grants (Internal Schemes) at  Applications should be submitted electronically to Vicki Sheehy at the email address listed.   

Resources for locating an appropriate supervisor at UQ

All applicants must have the support of a prospective supervisor at UQ in order to undertake the fellowship. Applications must be supported and submitted to UQ Research and Innovation, The University of Queensland by the prospective Go8 academic supervisor on behalf of the applicant. To assist you in locating a UQ staff member in your field we would encourage you to utilise the UQ website, in particular UQ Researchers.

Please refer to the Application Pack on the Go8 website.

No Workshops or Information Sessions are currently scheduled for this scheme. Please contact UQR&I, Ms Vicki Sheehy - with any queries.