EVALUATION GRID - RISP

EVALUATION GRID

Criteria

Considerations for the evaluation

Value in relation to the total points

(1). for renewal applicants in the program

(2). for new applicants in the program

1. Grade point average (GPA)

GPA value calculated in accordance with requested documents

Details on the way in which the Program will calculate the GPA for the competition are available here.

35%

35%

2. Academic Goals - Statement of Purpose

(For PhD 1st year applicants, the score will be based on a combination  of their summary of the PhD research proposal, and the academic goals’ statement of purpose)

·         Style and fluency of writing;

·         Comprehensibility, and coherence of expressed ideas and information;

·         Ability to articulate sound academic goals;

·         Commitment and motivation to study;

·         Academic progress and accomplishments from previous year/s, if renewal applicant.

15%

15%

3. Essay on Roma Issues

·         Comprehensibility and coherence of expressed ideas and  information;

·         Ability to articulate sound thoughts and arguments;

·         Awareness and knowledge on the Roma issues;

·         Style and fluency of writing.

5 %

10%

4. Roma related activities/voluntary support

  • Participation in voluntary-based Roma-related activities, intitiatives, project, and events, conducted either through organizations and /or institutions, or through an inventory of potential voluntary activities, please access the following link

20%

20%

5. Reference Letter

  •  Level of personal skills and qualities of the referred person, illustrated through practical experience(s);

·         Relevant details regarding applicants’ academic achievements, and/or

·         Involvement in Roma related activities

5%

 7.5%

6. Bonus points

REF SP provides the bonus points for renewal beneficiaries only

15%

0

7. Pursued University

 

Importance of pursued university for students’ academic and professional career prospects

0%

5%

8. Appropriateness of the Budget

 

Budget amounts are realistic, detailed and justified

5%

7.5%

 

9. Interview with REF

(for shortlisted applicants)

Additional points to final score in competition

15%

15%