Deadline : October 19, 2020
Apply for the Chevening Research, Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship (CRISP) 2021. The Chevening Research, Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship (CRISP) is hosted by St. Cross College, University of Oxford and is aimed at mid-career professionals with very high potential in the fields of science, innovation, and business.
The program is part of the chevening fellowship programs and is funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office for eligible applicants from selected countries.
The program is a ten-week CRISP Fellowship include science, innovation, leadership and management, as well as wider issues including global challenges, politics, and international relations. The modules aim to:
- Develop an understanding of the UK science field and a range of innovation management processes
- Explore the interactions between research, innovation, and economic development
- Research and present a business plan based on individual interests and experience
- Visit a wide range of UK institutions, research institutes, and businesses, and start building professional networks
- Take part in a varied cultural programme, and explore potential insights from the arts to the working environment
- This fellowship programme will commence in April 2021.
Successfull appicants will be eligible for the following benefits
- All Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
- The full programme fees
- A return economy airfare from India or Sri Lanka to the UK
In order to be considered for the Chevening Research, Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship (CRISP), you must fulfill the following eligible criteria
- You must be a citizen of Sri Lanka or India and currently resident of one of the 2 countries.
- Eligible applicants must hold a postgraduate level qualification or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area at the time of application
- Applicants must be dedicated to return to their countries of residence at the end of the period of the fellowship
- You will be required to present evidence of at least seven years’ work experience prior to applying
- Have an excellent academic background in science, engineering or technology, or considerable experience of working in such fields and good working knowledge of English (to be assessed by a qualified English language assessor)
- You must demonstrable commitment to innovation, and the experience and aptitude to contribute to the programme.
- British or dual British citizens may not apply for this program
About the host Institution: With 39 Oxford colleges, which are financially independent and self-governing, but relate to the central University in a kind of federal system, Oxford has a distinctive collegiate structure. Students and academics benefit from belonging both to the University, a large, internationally-renowned institution, and to a college or hall, a small, interdisciplinary academic community.
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