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Open Call

There is an Open Call for applications that runs continuously from December 2019 to the end of September 2021. In this period there are regular application cut-off dates  January 29th 2021, May 2021 and September 2021. At these cut-off dates, received applications will be reviewed. Those wishing to apply should complete the Sparkle-Pre-Application Form and send to

A Programme Candidate Information Pack is available for download below. This includes all the details of the programme such as the conditions of the fellowship, eligibility criteria, overview of the evaluation procedures, the recruitment process and the career development prospects that the programme will provide. Other documents can also be found below, including the Register Interest Pre-Application Form, Proposal Application Form and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Potential candidates are recommended to download and read all material before applying. The application process is detailed in the Figure below. The Programme Manager, Melissa Walsh is available to address any questions and is contactable at

Next Application Cut-Off Date is 29th January 2021.

Download Files:

Sparkle-Pre-Application Form

Sparkle Proposal Application Form

Sparkle Candidate Information Pack 

Questions & Answers

Sparkle Redress Form