Applicants are encouraged to start the process of preparing their application as early as possible
Step 1: Read the APEX Guidelines
Please read the APEX Guidelines carefully APEX Application Guidelines.
Step 2: Check your eligibility
Ensure that you have the necessary research experience and that you do comply with the programme’s mobility requirements.
Step 3: Expression of Interest
Step 3: Identify a potential host supervisor from the academic supervisors listed on this website.
Identify a potential host supervisor from the academic supervisors listed on this website.You should work with the supervisor of your choosing to develop your project proposal. Following submission, a letter of support from the host supervisor is required in order for your proposal to progress to peer-review. Applications without such support will not be considered.
Step 4: Prepare your research project proposal
Ensure that your proposal complies with the necessary requirements. Use the templates provided.
(Call 2 application templates will be published once the call is open).
Step 5: Submit your research project proposal
Submit all required documentation by email to APEX@ucc.ie before the call deadline.
Post Application Stage
All applications will go through an evaluation and selection process prior to final funding decision.
- Eligibility check
- International peer review
- Interview process