Rejection Notification emails

This page provides information about the various rejection notification emails that AHRC use. If a proposal is rejected, depending on the stage it is rejected at one of these notifications will be emailed to the PI and RO’s Je-S notifications email address. Depending on the situation the notification may or may not be accompanied by feedback.

Email applicants will receive when application is rejected prior to the peer review stage (termed ‘office reject’):

Dear Applicant Name

We regret to inform you on behalf of AHRC that the above proposal does not fall within the remit or the rules of the scheme. We are therefore unable to progress the proposal any further.

Should there be any feedback from AHRC, it will be found at the bottom of this email below the signature panel.

We would be grateful if you would inform your administrative office of this decision.

Yours sincerely,

AHRC

Email applicants will receive when application is rejected following the peer review stage but before the meeting stage:

Dear Applicant Name

We regret to inform you on behalf of AHRC that your proposal has been unsuccessful. When considered collectively, the reviewers' comments were not sufficiently supportive to take your proposal further.

Should there be any feedback from AHRC, it will be found at the bottom of this email below the signature panel.

Reviewer comments will be made available for you to view via Je-S. You will be advised by email when they are available.

We would be grateful if you would inform your administrative office of this decision.

Yours sincerely,

AHRC

Email applicants will receive when application is rejected following the meeting stage, and was not graded highly enough to merit funding:

Dear Applicant Name

Your proposal was recently considered for funding and we regret to inform you on behalf of AHRC that it was not graded highly enough to merit funding.

Should there be any feedback from AHRC, it will be found at the bottom of this email below the signature panel.

We would be grateful if you would inform your administrative office of this decision.

Yours sincerely,

AHRC

Email applicants will receive when application is rejected following the meeting stage, and was not ranked highly enough to merit funding:

Dear Applicant Name

Your proposal was recently considered for funding and we regret to inform you on behalf of AHRC that it was not ranked highly enough to receive funding as there were a number of other, stronger, proposals.

Should there be any feedback from AHRC, it will be found at the bottom of this email below the signature panel.

We would be grateful if you would inform your administrative office of this decision.

Yours sincerely

AHRC