Please see below for call documentation, videos and other useful information.

The Guide for Applicants is the key document for all information on eligibility, programme structure and more.

Guide for Applicants

The Guide for Applicants contains all of the key information about the DOROTHY COFUND programme, including the scope of the programme, eligibility, how to apply and more.

Guide for Applicants (2023)

Call Documentation

This section contains examples of elements of the DOROTHY COFUND application process and the Terms and Conditions of the fellowship.

Indicative Applicant Form (Call 2)

Supervisory Charter

Indicative Academic Supervisor Form (Call 2)

DOROTHY COFUND Terms and Conditions

IRC Privacy Notice

Application Guidance

Here you will find useful guidance on applying, including our guide to first steps before applying, a guide to the online application system Smartsimple, a list of potential secondment hosts and a guide for supervisors.

Infographic - Before You Apply

Preparing to Apply - Hints and Tips

Applicants' Guide to the Online System (Call 2)

Potential Secondment Hosts (updated for Call 2)

Guide for Academic Supervisors (Call 2)

Applicant Information Webinar

Other Useful Videos

You may find these links helpful in developing your DOROTHY COFUND project proposal, or once you begin your fellowship.

Please note that the IRC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The information below is for advisory purposes only.

Completing your Ethics Self Assessment Guide

ALLEA European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity 2017

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Knowledge Transfer Ireland

European IP Helpdesk

IUA Guide to MSCA Fellowships

Outreach and Communication under Horizon 2020

Vitae Researcher Development Framework

Research Integrity in Ireland - Framework

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