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The ERLDP 2019 will run from January to April 2019. The 2018 application process is outlined below but will be subject to change for 2019. Detailed dates and a link to apply will be provided when applications open on Monday 1st October 2018.


Application Process:

Complete the online application form by the deadline. Before beginning your application, please note that you will be asked to write a supporting statement (see below). You may wish to draft this before you begin, as once you have started your application your work cannot be saved.

Supporting Statement

In order to demonstrate that you meet the requirements for this programme and to illustrate your motivation, please respond to the following:

1. Approx. 150 words demonstrating that you have applied or are aiming to apply for independent research funding (including the details of relevant funding schemes and/or your track record in generating income).

2. Approx. 150 words showing that you are currently responsible for managing / supervising students or others (officially or unofficially).

3. Approx. 200 words demonstrating your motivation for wanting to be a participant on this programme.

In terms of demonstrating your motivation for the programme, you may find it helpful to consider your answers to some of the following questions:

- What do you hope to gain through participating in ERLDP?
- What interests you about the programme?
- What do you hope to learn?
- What do you have to offer to other participants?

Note: max 500 words


If you have any specific queries please email: