Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

If you are interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, we can provide support and assistance at all stages of the process, from the development of your application to the progression of your career trajectory.

The RCSI Office of Research and Innovation is happy to help with identifying a suitable supervisor for your fellowship, aligning your proposal with EU and RCSI’s medical and healthcare mission and designing the most appropriate career development plan based on your career stage For more information on how we can help, contact us at eufundingsupport@rcsi.ie.

Who can apply?

You can apply for a fellowship if you have a doctoral degree (PhD) or at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.

Type of fellowships

  • European Fellowships (12- or 24-month duration): Awarded to researchers who wish to work in institutions in EU Member States or associated countries (Standard Fellowship, ST); those who have taken a career break for at least 12 months before the call deadline (career restart, CAR); or  those who wish to return and reintegrate in a longer term position in Europe (Reintegration, RI).
  • Global Fellowships (24- or 36-month duration): This type of fellowship allows you to spend 12 or 24 months in an organisation outside Europe before returning to Ireland for your final 12 months.

Mobility rule

You must not have resided or carried out your main activity in Ireland for more than 12 months in the last three years, immediately prior to the call deadline.

A relaxed mobility rule exists for career restart (CAR) and reintegration (RI) panels. If you wish to apply for these panels, you must not have spent  more than 36 months in Ireland in the last five years (prior to the call deadline).

Allowances

Researcher*

  • Living allowance: €5,641**
  • Mobility allowance: €600
  • Family allowance: €500

Institution*

  • Research, training and networking costs: €800
  • Management and indirect costs: €650

*These costs are intended per month.

** Living allowance is adjusted to the cost of living for Ireland.

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