Only one application form per scientist is allowed. The scientist must be:
- a Maltese Resident
- in possession of at least a Master degree at MQF Level 7
- is / has been engaged in research (preferably for a period of at least three years especially for areas where significant number of applications will be received) within a Maltese Legal entity, as defined in the document, with the affiliation on the concerned entity stated
- under 40 years of age.