Prior to applying, please read the Essential Application Guidance Document to determine if you are eligible. It also has important information along with key deadline dates. These notes provide a comprehensive set of information and instructions to help you complete your application. Also refer to the FAQ page that should answer most of your questions.
All applications must be submitted via the Academy's online Grant Management System and started by the university representative not the prospective Visiting Professor.
Expert Review: The full application will receive a minimum of two expert reviews from the Visiting Professors Management Group (VPMG). Reviewers will provide comments against each of the five criteria found in the Essential Guidance document:
A) The programme proposal
B) Implementation plan and finance
D) Teaching and learning modes
E) VP profile and supporting statement
Awards meeting: Applications will then be considered by all of VPMG where the final final decision is taken and the awards are made.
Once these awards are approved the Academic Champion (Lead applicant) is notified of the outcome.