The candidate

In Part I, 2 of the application, it is asked to give information on the candidate.

Studies

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of:

  • Study results;
  • Ranking among fellow studies (for both bachelor studies and master studies; you may give this ranking for each diploma). For example: Master in Criminology obtained in 2019, 7th out of 145 students.
  • Percentile score (for both bachelor studies and master studies; you may give this score for each diploma) For example: Master in Criminology, obtained in 2019, 7/149 = 4,8% = top 4,8%.

 

All candidates are asked to give their study results in the application form:

  • For each diploma if there is an end result available.
  • For each year of study if there is a yearly result available.

NOTE:

  • Candidates who studied exclusively at Ghent University do not have to include evidence of their study results, ranking among fellow students and the percentile score nor do they have to send any study results after the exams in June since these data will be delivered by the Ghent University Central Student Administration.
  • Candidates who obtained (bachelor and/or master) degrees at other universities or institutions of higher education than Ghent University (including interuniversity programs at Ghent University):
    • Have to include copies of all documents which prove the study results mentioned: diplomas, transcripts of records and documents stating the ranking among fellow students and/or the percentile score. If it is not possible to provide a ranking or percentile score, please add an official document (letter or e-mail) from the university that they cannot provide the requested information. Add this statement as an enclosure to your application.
    • Candidates who did not yet obtain the master degree at the moment of the application deadline have to send the study results of the final examination period (including a piece of evidence) no later than 27 July 2020 to . Candidate and promotor are responsible for the timely supply of these documents themselves. During the evaluation, the evaluation committees will only take into account the available documents.
The study results (including the ranking among fellow students and the percentile score) have a major impact on the evaluation of the application. Only when documents proving these results are added to the application, the evaluation committees will have all the necessary information at their disposal to assess the value of each candidate.

!! Incomplete applications will not be considered !!

Research grants or positions at Ghent University

If the candidate has already had any research grants or positions at Ghent University after obtaining the university degree, please mention them  (including any current position, stating whether this position is renewable and whether one has already applied to have it renewed). Mention the start and end date of each grant and position.

Information on previous activities as a scholarship holder or scientific researcher (WP) at Ghent University (if applicable) (max. 0,5 pag).

If the candidate had a previous appointment as scholarship holder and/or scientific researcher (WP) at Ghent University, mention to which extent the previous research activities are connected to the current BOF doctoral scholarship application.

Research grants or positions outside Ghent University

If the candidate has already had any research grants or positions during or after the university studies outside Ghent University, please mention them (including any current position, stating whether this position is renewable and whether one has already applied to have it renewed). Mention the start and end date of each grant and position.

Thesis

If the candidate has a Master's degree, please give the title of the Master's thesis (dissertation) and the requested information.

Scientific awards and distinctions

If the candidate has received any scientific awards or distinctions, please mention when and for which achievement they have been awarded.

Studies abroad

If the candidate has done part of the studies abroad (outside the homeland), please specify (country, duration, ...). Also stays abroad as part of an exchange program (e.g. Erasmus) can be mentioned.
Please do not mention attendances to international conferences.

Planned courses and training

If the candidate plans courses and training during the PhD grant, please mention them.

Scientific studies planned abroad

If the candidate plans scientific studies abroad during the PhD grant, please mention them.

Scientific publications of the candidate

GIVE AN OVERVIEW OF ALL PUBLICATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CATEGORIES MENTIONED BELOW

List all publications, divided into the categories mentioned below and mention all authors of each publication. For each category, order the publications chronologically and number them. Only mention publications that are published, in press or accepted for publication. Also state expressly which publications are in press or accepted for publication. If an A1 article is included as well in the Web of Science as VABB, please only mention it as an A1 article. To give equal opportunities to all candidates, no bibliographic updates will be accepted after the deadline.

Web of Science

  • A1 A1-articles published in journals listed in the ISI Web of Knowledge (Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index) - restricted to contributions listed as: "article, review, letter, note, proceedings paper". Also mention (compulsory) the quartile, ranking and impact factor of the journal – preferably the impact factor and ranking of the year of publication, or if this is not (yet) available mention the most recent impact factor and ranking. If a journal has several rankings, mention the highest one (ranking and impact factor see Web of Science)
  • P1 Articles in proceedings listed in the ISI Web of Science ('Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science' of 'Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Social Science and Humanities') - restricted to contributions listed as: "article, review, letter, note, proceedings paper", not included in (A1). Full articles, no abstracts, please include the first and last page number.

VABB

Other

  • A2 Articles published in widely circulated scholarly or scientific journals with international peer review not included under A1 or VABB/A.
  • B1 Author or co-author of books (limited to books published by a scientific publishing company, no syllabi, no thesis) not included in VABB/B1.
  • B2 Author or co-author of chapters in books (no proceedings of conferences) not included in VABB/B2
  • B3 Editor of books (including editor of proceedings) not included in VABB/B3.
  • C1 Articles published in proceedings of scientific conferences, not included in the categories mentioned above - A1, VABB/A, A2, A3 or P1. Full articles, no abstracts, please include the first and last page number.
  • C2 Patents.