|Funding Application Deadline|
Await funding decision
Start funding application deadline and complete by 3 months after funding application deadline
You may be called to an interview in this period.
You need to get some interview practice. This should be organised by the University Department you are planning to hold your Fellowship in. See the "Personal Development" section for advice and help on "Presentation Skills" as you may need to give a short presentation on your proposed project.
Try and make sure you speak to senior academics who sit on funders' interview panels.
Make sure your CV is up to date.
Talk to your mentor if you have one.
You may receive reviewers' comments on your application prior to interview. Ensure you address any concerns raised and consider modifying relevant components of your project based on their advice.
Core research skills
Some guidance on the core skills you will need to develop, contained within subheadings of: Assessing existing literature Academic writing skills Communication skills Data handling and management Publishing
Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae External link
Advice and a template from AAMC to help you prepare your CV.