Grant guidelines for applicants

Your application should conform to the following requirements:

  • the application form should be used and submitted at least one month before the start of the project/courses

  • the application should be typewritten or written with block letters

  • the application should be in English and all relevant information should be included

  • Please note that ULLA only provides grants for students from ULLA member faculties/schools who will study full time as exchange students at ULLA member faculties/schools. ULLA does not provide grants for students from other faculties or students from member faculties who will perform a research project or take courses at non-member faculties (for instance Faculties of Health Sciences or Humanistics).

  • Only students who have passed what is equivalent to a three year BSc degree are eligible for an MSc grant. ULLA, however, makes an exception for students from the UCL School of Pharmacy who go for research projects/placements to other ULLA member institutions in the end of their third year. Please be aware that a tuition fee may be applicable for stays at the UCL School of Pharmacy.

  • The following information should be included in the application:

    • For ULLA MSc grants:

      • a list of courses (only in case of MSc courses grant)

      • a project description including a background section (≥ 1/2 page), aim/hypothesis and a project plan section (≥ 1/2 page) (only in case of MSc project grant)

      • a written confirmation/acceptance letter from your host university stating that you are accepted for the exchange period

      • a certified copy of your transcript of records from your home university

      • a list of additional funds

    • For PhD traineeship grants:

      • a description of the research project during your traineeship, including a background section (≥ 1/2 page), aim/hypothesis and a project plan section (≥ 1/2 page)

      • a motivation letter in which you clarify the added value of the traineeship for your PhD project and the departments involved

      • a description of costs and proposed financing arrangement

      • a letter of invitation from the host department signed by the host supervisor

    • For PhD course grants:

      • course information from the course organiser

      • a motivation letter in which you clarify the added value of the course for your PhD project

      • an acceptance letter from your host institution

  • the costs should be estimated in local currency and/or Euro

  • if your application is approved you will be notified by a document stating the terms of the grants awarded. This document must be signed by yourself as a confirmation of your acceptance and returned before any money can be transferred

  • a written report concerning the visit/course should be sent within 2 months after completion of the visit/course to the address below; please use the template

  • the financial support from the ULLA Consortium should be acknowledged in all scientific publications resulting from the visit

  • it is only possible to apply for an ULLA grant once

The application and the final report should be sent by e-mail to Joachim Brouwers.