Visiting scholars are selected on the basis of the quality and suitability of the of research proposal to the research emphases at UCPori.
The following are the minimum eligibility criteria for a UCPori visiting scholar designation:
- the individual must be visiting from and affiliated with an outside institution or organization
- the individual must be at the final stage of his or her doctoral studies or have a doctoral degree
- the individual must have a source of financial support from outside UCPori; appointments as visiting scholars do not include any salary (the individual must also be able to cover all his or her everyday living expenses independently)
- the individual must be proficient in the English language