Application Procedure for EHPS Fellowship
Any EHPS member wishing to apply or to nominate another member for EHPS Fellowship should follow the procedure outlined below.
- Before making an application, you should check the criteria for EHPS Fellow status.
- If you feel that you (or the person you are nominating) meet the criteria for Fellow status, then the following must be returned completed by the closing date i.e. 20th December each year:
- application/nomination form
- CV of the applicant/nominee
PROCEDURE FOR EHPS FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS
(i) A call for Fellowship applications will be placed on the EHPS website and drawn to the attention of all members.
(ii) Any individual wishing to apply or nominate another member for Fellow status should complete an EHPS Fellow Application form, which can be downloaded from the EHPS website application/nomination form. They should also consult the list of criteria which will be used for electing Fellows.
(iii) The completed application form and full Curriculum Vitae (CV) must be sent to the EHPS Secretary by 20th December for their application to be considered prior to the next Members Meeting. The EHPS Secretary will forward all the applications to the Chair of the Fellowship Committee immediately after the deadline.
(iv) The Chair of the Fellowship Committee will send all the applications to each committee member before the end of February in order to agree the choice of the two referees for each applicant. The nominated referees will be sent an assessment form together with the application form and CV, and requested to return their reports by 30th April.
(v) A copy of all the applications and referees’ reports will be sent to each committee member, who will be asked to cast a yes/no vote for each applicant in a secret ballot.
(vi) In order to be considered, each applicant will need to obtain at least 75% of the committee votes. If any candidate does not have at least 75% support (6 votes), the Fellowship Committee will meet or hold a teleconference to consider that application and decide on whether he/she should be recommended for the award of Fellow.
(vii) The Fellowship Committee does not consider appeals from candidates who have not been elected. Reapplications are possible after three years and will be reviewed as a new application.
(viii) The names of the successful Fellows will be formally announced at the Members Meeting at the next EHPS conference. Each new Fellow will be presented with a certificate confirming their award of EHPS Fellow.
(ix) Following the award of fellow, Fellows will be able to designate their status with the letters ‘FEHPS’ after their name.