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Application Procedures

  1. The Foundation advises applicants to follow closely all the procedures for completing the application.
  2. Applicants submit all application forms and other required application materials online. If this is not possible because of inadequate internet access, you must notify the Foundation at least one week before the deadline to arrange an alternative method (applications@wennergren.org).
  3. The Foundation operates an online application submission procedure. All application forms and other required application materials must be submitted online.  If it is not possible to submit your application online because of inadequate internet access in your country of origin, you must notify the Foundation at least one week before the deadline to arrange an alternative method (applications@wennergren.org).
  4. The film sample should be submitted as a link to Vimeo or to another online video sharing platform. The web link and access password (as well as any other relevant access information or instructions) must be provided on the application form. If a web link is not possible, you must submit five (5) copies of your film sample on DVD with the printed copies of your application.
  5. Applications must be in English.
  6. The Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship application asks for the following categories of information:
  7. Please note that copies of research permits and permissions are not required at the application stage. If an application is successful, the Foundation will request copies of the relevant permits at that time. Grant funds will not be released to a grantee until the Foundation has received copies of all relevant permits. For Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowships, this permit requirement applies only to proposals containing a field research or filming component. For more information on how to list your permits click here.
  8. Before submitting your Fellowship application, please read the information on US tax issues applicable to all grantees. Click here for more information.
  9. Non-US citizens should read the information on US visa requirements for Non-US citizens who are present or coming to the United States as part of their project. Click here for more information.
  10. Successful applicants are required to comply with all US laws. This includes, but is not limited to, regulations governed by the US Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC). OFAC administers US Government sanction programs and regulations pertaining to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List). Please consult the US Department Treasury website for more information on US Government sanction programs and the SDN List at www.ustreas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac.

    Special documentation is required for projects located in the following countries where US Government sanctions are in place: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and Crimea (including Sevastopol). This documentation is not required at the stage of application, but must be submitted to the Foundation before grant funds are disbursed to successful applicants. (click here for more information)

  11. Do not send any other material, such as letters of recommendation, computer disks, manuscripts, publications, photographs, or recordings to the Foundation in support of your application. This material will not be used in the review process and cannot be returned.

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