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Long-Term Visitor Funding Application

The Organizing Committee of the Thematic Program on Homological Algebra of Mirror Symmetry - July 1 to December 31, 2019 (the "Program") invites applications for merit-based participation awards for long-term visitors.

Target Date: February 1, 2019
Applications will be considered after the target deadline until funds are depleted.

Application Process
Applications submitted by the target date will be given first priority. Support/funds are limited. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Eligibility Requirements
Faculty, researchers, postdoctoral fellows or graduate students may apply. 
The length of visit must be between two continuous weeks and six continuous months

Requests for Support
Request for support can cover one or all of the following:

Funding support
  • One economy round trip fare to and from Toronto.
  • Local expenses (accommodation and per diem allowance). The maximum per diem is $65. Accommodations can be reimbursed up to a maximum of $250 per night to a maximum of $3,750 per month). All amounts are in Canadian Dollars.
  • Use of semi-private office space/shared desk space at the Fields Institute.
Required Application Materials
  • Statement of interest (text box, below, 500 characters maximum),
  • Type of support being requested, and, if applying for funding support, a proposed budget, and
  • Resume/curriculum vitae (PDF format, 2MB maximum); please have it ready for submission with this form.
Conditions of Award
Award recipients are expected to register and actively participate in available Program activities and workshops during their visit.

Application Form Instructions
  • Fields with an * are mandatory.
  • This online application must be filled out completely and submitted. It is not possible to save a partially completed application and return to it later.
  • After submitting, you will be directed to an upload page for resume/curriculum vitae submission.
  • Your resume must be uploaded as a PDF, no larger than 2MB. Please have your resume/curriculum vitae ready to upload when you start to fill out this application.
  • Once your application is submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you designated on your application.
1. Contact Information.Do not use BLOCK/ALL CAPITALS.
This question requires a valid number format.
This question requires a valid email address.
4. Are you affiliated, for example, with a university, institution, organization, or company? *This question is required.
Affiliation Details.
Please enter you mailing address details below.
5. Demographics.
6. Proposed Arrival/Departure Dates. *This question is required.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
Would you like to include your supervisor's contact information for recommendation purposes?
We will contact them for a letter of reference. 
Supervisor Affiliation Details. *This question is required.
Please avoid using BLOCK/ALL CAPITALS.

Please include a statement of interest detailing the reasons for your participation in the Program. Maximum 500 words. 

The statement of interest should explain how this Program or research field(s) will strengthen your academic and/or professional development. You could, for example, write about
  • your reasons and motivations for attending the Program,
  • your current/proposed research, and how you expect the Program to help you,
  • how attending the Program will assist you in your professional goals, 
  • the relationship between the Program and your professional plans, or
  • what you hope to gain from your visit.
Please be as concrete as possible in your response--provide specific examples, such as the names of collaborators or supervisors attending the Program. Do not copy a generic research statement into this space.
8. What are you applying for? *This question is required.
Check all that apply.

Funding support requests should be for the minimum amount necessary to make Program participation possible.

Since we expect funding requests to greatly exceed available resources, you are encouraged to also seek other sources of financial support.

Any reimbursement claims must adhere with Fields Institute Reimbursement Policies. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her funding request is consistent with these guidelines.
This question requires a valid currency format.
Please enter the total requested amount of funding support in Canadian Dollars:
Comments regarding your funding support application may be indicated below (150 word maximum):
10. Resume/Curriculum Vitae. *This question is required.
Please upload your curriculum vitae in PDF format. Maximum file size is 2 MB.

Please name your file: "First Name, Last Name - CV.pdf"