Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) has announced new programme for incoming researchers: The Ulam Programme.
The objective of The Ulam Programme is to help foreign researchers to develop their career by intensifying international mobility as well as will allowng them to establish scientific cooperation with excellent host institutions in Poland.
A proposal may be submitted only by a person who holds a doctoral degree.
Activities to be carried out during the scholarship may include:
- conducting research and/or development work
- post-doctoral training
- obtaining materials for scientific work or publication
- conducting didactic classes at the host centre
Visits within the programme can last from 6 to 24 months. The Programme provides financing for a scholarship covering both the Beneficiary’s allowance costs in relation to their stay at a host institution, in an amount of PLN 10,000 a month, and a mobility allowance.
In order to submit an application, one shall register an application in the ICT system of the Agency and send electronically the completed application together with the necessary attachments.
The call for proposals is open from 22nd January to 23rd April 2019.
Stanisław Marcin Ulam (1909 -1984) was a brilliant Polish mathematician who earned a PhD from the Polytechnic National University in Lviv in 1933. Prof. Ulam was a member of the internationally renowned Lviv School of Mathematics and co-author of the Scottish Book. Just before the breakout of the Second World War, he went to the USA to join the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Several American universities appointed him as an associate professor (e.g. University of Wisconsin, University of Colorado, University of Florida).