Once again, this year’s annual MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships call has attracted considerable interest from the research community, with 7 044 proposals submitted.
The second call of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions-funded Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme closed on 14 September 2022.
The European Research Executive Agency received 7 044 proposals. By comparison, 8 356 proposals were submitted in 2021 and over 1 200 were eventually selected for funding. From this year, resubmission restrictions apply for applications that received a score below 70% in the previous call.
This year’s submitted proposals are distributed as follows
European Fellowships : 6 334 proposals
Global Fellowships: 710 proposals
Through this call, the European Commission is expected to fund over 1 230 projects, with an indicative budget of €257 million.
Funding for top-notch researchers
MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD and who wish to acquire new skills through advanced training, international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility.
The scheme also encourages researchers to work on research and innovation projects in the non-academic sector and is open to researchers wishing to reintegrate in Europe as well as to researchers with high potential who are seeking to restart their careers in research.
MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to excellent researchers of any nationality.