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Stimulus Funding Programs for Student Members of the Network

Funding for Editing of Journal Articles (Program not in effect for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016)

Purpose :

  • To stimulate dissemination of knowledge, in the field of research on aging, to the scientific community, by funding the editing of manuscripts of articles for submission to high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Eligibility requirements :

  • The article must present the results of research in the field of aging that are consistent with the objectives and orientations of the Networks 2012-2016 Scientific Program,
  • The applicant must be a student member of the Network at the time that the application is submitted,
  • The application must be recommended for approval by the applicants thesis supervisor,
  • The applicant must be the first author or co-first author of the article.

Value :

  • Maximum $1 000 per article.

Application procedure :

  • Submit as a single PDF document a completed application to the Network’s Scientific Director at info@rqrv.com, including:
    • A cover letter indicating the journal to which you are submitting the manuscript and the date that you will be submitting it,
    • An estimate of the costs of editing,
    • A copy of the manuscript to be edited,
    • A brief letter of recommendation from your thesis supervisor.

Evaluation procedure :

  • The RQRV Executive Committee determines eligibility and requests the opinion of at least two members of the RQRV Steering Committee, or of the Co-ordinator of an RQRV Thematic Group, Common Research Platform, or Consortium, or of an expert from outside the Network,
  • Incomplete applications will be declared ineligible.

Recipients commitment :

  • Acknowledge the Networks support in the publication,
  • Send the Network a copy of the acknowledgment of receipt from the editor of the journal.

Payment method :

  • Upon presentation of the invoice for editing expenses, a cheque will be sent by postal mail to the recipients thesis supervisor at his or her business address.

Application deadline :

(Program not in effect for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016)