Calls - CEMarin

Calls

The calls offered by the Corporation Center for Excellence in Marine Sciences – CEMarin are aimed at PhD students who meet the requirements established by the Scientific Committee in 2015. These requirements are summarize in the permanently open Call No. 3.

Current Calls

CALL No. 3: CEMarin Early Stage Researchers (ESR)

The Category CEMarin Early Stage Researchers (ESR), defined by the Scientific Committee of the Corporation, allows doctoral students who meet the requirements established in Call No. 3 to become official members of the CEMarin Corporation, giving them the opportunity to share their research projects with other Marine Sciences students and researchers. Likewise it allows them to participate in other CEMarin calls and be eligible to financial support for courses, workshops and scholarships.

Within the framework of this call, permanently open since September 10th of 2015, twenty six (26) students have been selected as CEMarin ESR.

Results of the Call No. 3

This call has several cuts in the year. Its results are available by clicking here

FAQ

How can I being part of the CEMarin Early Stage Researchers?

In order to become a CEMarin ESR the candidate must meet the following requirements:

  1. To be a regular student in a PhD program.
  2. The Advisor and/or Co-Advisor of the thesis project must be a CEMarin Researcher.
  3. The Advisor and Co-Advisor of the thesis project must belong to institutions of different countries.
  4. The thesis project should be related to the research topics of the CEMarin Corporation.
  5. The candidate should demonstrate English proficiency at least Level 1, B1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), or the equivalent in the TOEFL examination (500 score or more if the exam is presented in a written manner, 173 or more if the exam has been presented by computer or 61 or more if the exam has been presented by Internet) or minimum 5.0 in the IELTS exam.

If you are interested in becoming an official member of the CEMarin Corporation with the status of a CEMarin Early Stage Researcher and enjoy its benefits, you should:

  1. Fill the application form that found here
  2. Send an e-mail to info@cemarin.org attaching the required documentation in the application form.

The information will be assessed by the CEMarin Corporation and if you are accepted you will be notified by e-mail. Once approved, the ESR may participate in future CEMarin calls.

For more information, e-mail your questions to info@cemarin.org or call us to (571) 300 2715.

Who are the CEMarin Researchers?

The CEMarin Researchers are professors and/or leaders of research groups of the founding institutions of the Corporation that have expressed their interest in actively contributing to CEMarin.

Consult the list of CEMarin Researchers by clicking here

What can I do if my advisor or thesis co-advisor is not a CEMarin Researcher, but is member of the founding institutions?

If you meet all the requirements, but your advisor or thesis co-advisor is not a CEMarin Researcher, the director must write to the representative of the CEMarin Scientific Committee of the institution to which he or she belongs requesting to become a CEMarin Researcher. The representative of the Corporation CEMarin Scientific Committee will inform the director the benefits and commitments that are acquired by being a CEMarin researcher and will send the request to the Scientific Committee to make a decision on the matter.

What can I do if my advisor or thesis co-advisor is not a CEMarin Researcher and neither is member of the founding institutions?

If you meet all the requirements, but your advisor or thesis co-advisor is not a CEMarin Researcher and is not member of the founding institutions of the Corporation either, the director must request the Scientific Committee of the Corporation to grant him or her the category of CEMarin Associate Investigator. The Committee will study the petition and make a decision on it.

Who are the CEMarin Associate Researchers?

The CEMarin Associate Researchers are professors and / or leaders of Research Groups of non-founding institutions of the Corporation that have expressed their interest in actively contributing to CEMarin.

Former Calls

During the past three (3) years, within the framework of its calls, the CEMarin Corporation has provided financial and administrative support to about thirty (30) doctoral students through different doctoral fellowships, thesis co-direction between Colombian and German scientists; internships at partner institutions; funding of thesis projects; and the organization of basic field courses, specialized advanced courses, and workshops and seminars taught in Colombia and Germany.

In the following table you will find information regarding the CEMarin Corporation calls since 2015.



If you want to know more about the students that have been supported by the CEMarin Corporation, you can do so by entering here