The selection of successful applications is part of a two-part process.
Applications are considered by an Australian selection committee, chaired by the AEUIFAI Secretary or a member of the Association chosen by the Secretary and the President. The selection committee evaluates and ranks the applicants. This process takes place in March.
A short-list of candidates decided by the Australian committee then goes to the EUI for final selection, based on opportunities for meaningful supervision and office space. This takes place in April or May.
The EUI decision is followed by ratification by the Australian committee and notification of outcomes in June. The selection committee reserves the right not to offer fellowships if no suitable applications or EUI supervision can be found.
Successful Postgraduate applicants will take up their fellowship from September to December in the norther academic year. Successful Postdoctoral applicants will take up their fellowships in January to June. Successful Visiting Scholars will take up their one-month fellowship between January and June.
The present value of the Fellowships is: