Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount:
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jun 08, 2012
Sponsor's: Jun 15, 2012

Subject Areas: Islamic Studies, Archaeology, Art History, Prehistory, History

Starting in 2011, the Gerda Henkel Foundation is offering Marie Curie Fellowships in the M4HUMAN (Mobility for experienced researchers in historical humanities and Islamic studies) programme aimed at supporting outstanding scholars.

Research projects in the following fields are supported in particular: History, Prehistory & Early history, archaeology, art history, historic islamic studies, legal history and history of science. In addition to the areas listed above, appropriate applications may be submitted in respect of projects that align to the Gerda Henkel Foundation?s special programme ?Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements?. Further details can be found on the Sponsor's website. In addition to the academic suitability of the applicant, a precondition for the application is an element of mobility (either incoming or outgoing); i.e. a stay at a host research institute selected by the applicant, situated in a country other than the country of origin and lasting for at least 70% of the 24-month period covered by the grant. The applicant must provide evidence of acceptance by the institution and by a mentor resident there.

Application Details: This funding initiative is co-financed by the European Commission under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme for Research. The programme provides 24-month research grants for two categories of researchers: Experienced researchers (holding a doctorate or with 4 to 10 years of comparable and proven research experience). Senior researchers (holding post-doctoral qualifications, a comparable academic ranking, or with more than 10 years of comparable and proven research experience).After having submitted the electronic application form, please also send a signed printout of the completed application form along with the other documents by postal mail. All applications must be received by June 15, 2012. Applications have to be in the Foundation's office by this day.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

Gerda Henkel Stiftung
Malkastenstrasse 15
Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Germany