TGF Fellowship Application submission form

Note: Two letters of reference from people who have worked or collaborated with the applicant at some stage in their career must be uploaded directly by the referees themselves. After submitting an application, the applicant will receive a link to distribute to these referees. Once these 2 letters have been submitted, they will automatically be linked to the applicant's submitted application, which will only then be considered complete.

Deadline: Complete applications (including letters) must be uploaded no later than 11:59pm (Paris time) on 1 March 2024. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Queries should be addressed to

Applicants will be notified by the IAU General Secretary of the outcome of the selection before 31 May 2024. The name of the selected TGF Fellow 2024 and that of the host institute will be announced on the IAU website.

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Personal information
Current situation

The starting date from which the desired stipend will be used by the applicant at the host institute.

The ending date. In principle this period should be 1 year, up to 2 years at most.

(500 characters maximum)

Attachments (PDF Format)

One page CV

Complete bibliography of publications, refereed or otherwise, of the candidate

The applicant’s research project to be carried out at the desired host institute (length: up to 5 pages of text in Times 12 or equivalent font; with up to 4 figures)

A draft budget for the use of the desired stipend by the applicant at the host institute (e.g., travel expenses, publications, invitations, etc.)

A letter of appointment to a postdoc position from the director of the desired host institute, with particular attention to salary issues (salary amount, overheads, etc., to be covered by the host institute)