Extension of the Fellowship: Evaluation after 48 months of funding
It is the responsibility of each FTN/TransMed Fellow to apply for an extension of his/her fellowship in time, which means at least three months before the official expiration of the fellowship.
The application for an extension of the Fellowship must be submitted to the FTN Office not later than the 20th of a month. The progress of the project has to be presented (max. 10 minutes) to the FTN Teaching Committee on the first Tuesday of the following month.
Required documents for an extension of the FTN/TransMed Fellowship: - application with a progress report of max. four pages - letter of recommendation from the first supervisor
Main criterion for the evaluation: the present PhD project requires a defined and limited exension of funding; the proposed project plan will allow a completion of the project within the following 6-12 months.
Additional criteria: quality of the presentation, quality ot data, authorships, scientific and personal progress of the PhD candidate.
The extended funding period is limited to 12 months (max. funding period: five years).