How are these different from other fellowships?
-its emphasis on the synergy between the applicant (their individual merit and potential to launch an international-level, research-intensive career) and the institution (its commitment to the proposed research program and the environment). -In addition to research excellence, applicants will have to demonstrate their research leadership. -They want a rising international star in a field to go to a top-tier research group in that field. The field should be of strong strategic relevance and there should be significant mutual benefits/new opportunities to the researcher and this research team. Moreover, the commitment of the supervisor and university to the success of the applicant in the long term must be demonstrated.
You must make use of these: http://www.ucalgary.ca/vpr/files/vpr/StrategicResearchPlan2012.pdf http://www.ucalgary.ca/files/er/2012-Comprehensive-Institutional-Plan.pdf