ABRI Fellowship Criteria

The following criteria determine a researcher’s inclusion in ABRI-RI (any researcher is eligible for any type of fellowship as soon as she/he qualifies):

Requirements:

Fellow

  • PhD
  • Employed by SBE >= 0.2 fte
  • Active researcher within scope of ABRI
  • During the transition period (now – December 31, 2015): Scores >= 1.85 points according to SBE research allocation system
    After the transition period (As of January 1, 2016): Scores >= 2.00 points according to SBE research allocation system
  • Fellowship is awarded for a period of 3 years (with limitless possibility of renewal for 3 year periods when qualified)*

Associate Fellow

  • PhD
  • Employed by SBE >= 0.2 fte
  • Active researcher within scope of ABRI
  • Scores >= 1.50 points according to SBE research allocation system
  • Associate fellowship is awarded for a period of 2 years after which it is assessed whether the researcher qualifies as fellow; if not, a one-time extension of 2 years as associate fellow is possible when the researcher qualifies as such*

Candidate Fellow

  • PhD obtained less than 6 years ago
  • Employed by SBE >= 0.2 fte
  • Active researcher within scope of ABRI
  • Tenure track position
  • Candidate fellowship is awarded for 3 years*; no renewal

Visiting Fellow

  • PhD
  • Visiting researcher at SBE for at least 2 weeks per year
  • Highly qualified and respected researchers
  • Active researcher within scope of ABRI
  • Scores >= 1.85 points according to SBE research allocation system
  • Affiliate fellowship is awarded for the years in which the researcher is considered a visiting scholar at SBE with a maximum of 3 years after which eligibility as affiliate fellow is re-assessed. When eligible, extensions of maximum 3-year periods [depending on duration of visit] are possible

* In the event of pregnancy, illness, or other special circumstances (to be approved by ABRI Board), the researcher will be allowed an additional year before (re-)evaluation of (associate) fellowship.