EPINOR distribute grants three times in 2020. In return we want your help to spread the word: After the activity has taken place, it is required that the applicant gives a written summary in English of the highlights which will be posted online for inspirations and information to others.
|A complete application must consist the following|
|1.||Program of the course/summer school/research stay abroad|
|2.||A scientific evaluation of the application regarding the feasibility, the quality and signification it will have of the students PhD project. The main supervisor must make this evaluation.|
|3.||A signed application form by you and your supervisor.|
The application with its attachments must be sent within one of the three deadlines:
The applicant must be a registered EPINOR student, EPINOR Alumni or an EPINOR student supervisor.
EPINOR students that have been engaged in local EPINOR activities and participated in at least one of the EPINOR yearly meetings (the summer school or annual meeting) will be considered eligible for funding.
For the EPINOR alumnis and supervisors, EPINOR will consider covering travel expenses for participation in EPINOR directly related activities.
EPINOR funds recommended activities such as
- Attendances at conferences/congresses
- Activites that have already taken place in time for the student to have applied for funding at an earlier deadline.
- Activites that are primarily covered by other grants that the applicant has received.
- Costs per diem is not covered (e.g food etc).
- Transportation to and from airports is not covered. If your destination does not have a local airport, EPINOR will cover transportation (buss or train) from the nearest airport.
EPINOR will cover at least 50 % of the costs concerning participation in a PhD courses, summer schools, seminars etc. This includes travel costs and accommodation. Costs per diem is not covered (e.g food etc).
Research stays abroad: EPINOR have the same guidelines as The Research Council of Norway; for international scholarships until NOK 19 000,- can be supported per month (but no more than 57 000,- (NOK) per research stay).
After the activity has taken place, it is required that the applicant gives a written summary in English of the highlights which will be posted online for inspirations and information to others.
All travels should use the cheapest ways of travelling.
It is important to include a realistic budget in the application
All travel costs granted by EPINOR will calculate the city of departure as the same as the EPINOR member’s institution city (Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen, Stavanger or Tromsø).
If the student has available financial assets (annum) at the same time as she/he applies for EPINOR funding, the applicant must provide a reasonable explanation to why she/he needs the extra funds from EPINOR.
If you are applying for funding from another research school you will not qualify for grants from EPINOR.
If you have applied for funding from other sources you must inform EPINOR about the amount you have applied for and which source you have applied from.
EPINOR Summer School: All traveling costs from the city of your home institution to the summer school location will be covered, including food and accomodation. Attendants to the summer school do not have to apply for funding.
EPINOR Annual Meeting: is usually in conjunction with the NOFE conference, All of the travel- and accomodation costs and 100% of the NOFE-member conference fee will be covered for PhD students. Attendants to the annual meeting do not have to apply for funding.
All funding will be reimbursed after the activity has taken place. If the costs are particularly high, EPINOR can exceptionally give an advance following the Economical Guide Lines at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway. Please contact the administrative Coordinator for more information.
Send a Travel and subsistence claim form to your home institution/research group for reimbursement. Your home institutions must then send an invoice to EPINOR included a copy of the completed form. The invoice address should be:
EPINOR/ Bente E. Schøning
Organisasjonsnummer: 970 422 528
If you have financial assets at UiT:
Send the total Travel and Subsistence Claim Form through PAGA to your Research Group for reimbursement.
Your Research Group/financial adviser must then send a claim (omposteringsbilag) to EPINOR administrative coordinator Bente Schøning, including a copy of the completed form and the allocation letter. To your financial adviser: The claim(omposteringsbilag) must be sent within a month after the Travel and subsistence claim form has been submitted and never later than 1.December.
If you only have financial assets at another employer than UiT (ex.UNN):
EPINOR/ Bente E. Schøning