Become a Member

Become a ReForm Scholar

ReForm offers scientists the opportunity to associate themselves and their projects as pilot projects with the Leibniz Science Campus “ReForm”. For this purpose, it is necessary to apply for membership with a research project that is thematically related to ReForm. 

In addition, members can apply for financial support for developing their pilot projects to cover costs related to travel (academic events, fieldwork) and specific research tasks.

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Scholar application

Membership addresses in particular (junior and senior) scientists who wish to associate themselves with the Leibniz Science Campus and participate in the network’s events.

An application is possible at any time. Should the applicants additionally apply for a pilot project, the membership application should preferably be submitted one month before the deadline for applying for Pilot Project funding. This means preferably by 31 January and 30 July each year. 

Download ReForm Scholars application form

Download Scholar Profile form (information for the Website)

application process for ReForm Scholars and Pilot Project funding

Pilot Project

Declaration

ReForm Scholars can formulate new research projects or present an ongoing unfunded project as a ReForm Pilot Project.

To do this, we only ask that the project be made publicly visible on our Website. A Reform Scholar must fill out the following form with a general overview of the project and send it to reform@ressourcencampus-bochum.de, attaching any relevant images.

Download ReForm Pilot Project form (information for the Website)

Funding application

ReForm Scholar can apply for financial support for their declared ReForm Pilot Project. For this purpose, applicants must fill up the following form, including a more detailed account of the project and how the expense is essential for its development.

Applications will be evaluated on the need for the activities to be funded, the relevance to the ReForm research agenda, as well as innovation and feasibility.

The application deadlines for funding pilot projects are 28 February and 31 August each year.

Download ReForm Pilot Project funding application form