Please be sure to complete the following sections of the form with all relevant information (all questions with an asterisk are mandatory and you will not be able to submit without answering these):
§ Personal Information*
§ Employment history (you will be able to enter up to five sets of employment information)
§ The ‘Nature of work’ field allows only 50 characters, but you can upload further employment information on the references screen
§ Personal statement*. Please include your personal statement in this section. You should type your personal statement directly into the Personal Statement free text box (Personal Statements uploaded onto the application as a separate PDF will not be accepted). There is a 4000 character limit, so please ensure that any text you plan to copy and paste into the box is within these limits (you should note that the Personal Statement character limit includes punctuation and spaces and so may differ from the character count in your source text).
§ CV*: upload a PDF copy of your CV as an attachment to the Personal Statement Section.
§ Fee Status Questionnaire: If you are an EU Applicant, please attach a complete Fee Status Questionnaire[CP1] to the Personal Statement section, this is a mandatory requirement of all EU Applicants.
§ References*: Contact details for two academic referees or relevant employers in research institutions/companies (we will then contact your referees directly).
§ Funding*: In the funding section of the online application form please enter the funding code that corresponds to the theme in which your first choice project is listed.
§ Research Proposal*: In the research proposal section, please enter the funding code that corresponds to the theme in which your first choice project is listed as the ‘Project Title’. Please list three projects of interest in order of preference in the free-text box under the Research Proposal section.