Every proposal is rated on its merits by the Society in Science directorate and strategy committee. Short-listed candidates are invited for personal interviews, to be held in Zurich, Switzerland.
The following timeline applies for the 2014 fellowship intake:
- January 15, 2014, 11.59 p.m. CET: final deadline for applications via the online form.
- April 2014: notification and invitation for a personal interview sent to final selection of candidates; notification sent to refused candidates
- May 2014: interviewing of candidates with the directorate and the strategy committee in Zurich, Switzerland, and final selection of fellows
- September 1 to December 31, 2014: fellows commence research projects