ETYM Latin applicans, p. pr. of applicare. Related to Apply.
A person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission; SYN. applier.
Institution applying for grant - any natural or legal person or group thereof that has stated, according to the procedure, the intention to par-ticipate in a tender process (sought an invitation to take part in a re-stricted or negotiated procedure).
ETYM Latin Candidatus, (because candidates for office in Rome were clothed in a white toga.) from candidatus clothed in white, from candiduslittering, white: cf. French candidat.
Someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.); SYN. prospect.