Who can apply and how are fellows selected?

To be eligible for the PARTNER fellowship, applicant needs to
(i) be a medical doctor with a specific interest in PsA,
(ii) be a rheumatologist in training and
(iii) plan to devote 100% of professional time to research during the fellowship year.

Applications will be reviewed by the PARTNER Scientific Board. In their evaluations, the committee will consider:

  • Scientific quality of the research project, which has to be submitted together with the applicants CV to the PARTNER Office
  • Qualifications of the applicant, including the applicant’s research experience and training, and evidence of her/his commitment to a career in PsA research
  • Evidence of the applicant’s interest, initiative and ability to conduct original research in the PsA field
  • Previous research experience including fellowships, awards or prizes
  • Original research papers published or presentations at scientific meetings