Fellowships Committee

Terms of Reference of the Fellowships Committee

  • Be a Standing Committee of IUBMB, composed of 3 members appointed by the Executive Committee. Members shall serve for six years and may be reappointed for a further three years.
  • Define, and periodically review, its ways of operating and seek the approval of the Executive Committee.
  • Advise the Executive Committee on all aspects that relate to the Wood­-Whelan Research Fellowships and Mid-Career Research Fellowships.
  • Receive, review, and decide on the merit of each application and on the size of award for each successful applicant.
  • Communicate to each applicant, via the Chair, the decision reached in the case of any application.
  • Request, via the Chair, a report from each successful applicant after termination of the travel for which the award was made.
  • Keep records of all applications, their outcome, and reports of the research undertaken by each successful applicant during the tenure of a fellowship.
  • Keep the Executive Committee informed of its activities and provide information to be included in IUBMB publications and posted on the IUBMB homepage.
  • Hold meetings at all opportunities such as the occasion of scientific meetings.
  • Identify individual Fellowships with particular donors.
  • Provide the Treasurer with an accounting of funds spent from such donations for the information of any organization that has provided funds.
  • Provide a description of its procedures for the benefit of new members.

FV 12 April 1999
Modified 3 November 2020