Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

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Funding, Grants and Competitions

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Funding, Grants and Competitions

  • Creative Mind Prize 2015

    The ABC Creative Mind Prize 2015 will be presented to a young academic with an original and exciting research proposal that centres around the aspects of creativity, cognition and/or the workings of the human brain.

    The winner will receive € 10.000, to be used for purposes in accordance with the submitted proposal. The prize winner will also have the opportunity to carry out his/her research plan with an ABC Talent Grant with a max of € 100.000. The prize will be presented in a ceremony on Monday 1 June 2015 at 'De Brakke Grond'.

    Deadline for applications: April 15, 2015. For more information, see

  • Les bourses françaises d'excellence Descartes

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    Plus de 120 étudiants issus de toutes les universités néerlandaises ont déjà eu l'opportunité de partir étudier en France grâce aux bourses d'excellence Descartes. Accueillis dans des établissements reconnus pour la grande qualité de leurs enseignements, ces étudiants ont pu parfaire leur formation initiale dans différentes disciplines.

    Choisir la France pour une poursuite d'études, c'est opter comme près de 700 étudiants néerlandais pour le troisième pays d'accueil d'étudiants étrangers. Les établissements d'enseignement supérieur français sont reconnus pour leur grande qualité, leur dynamisme et leur ouverture sur le monde, comme en témoignent les nombreux cursus internationaux offerts.

    For more information, see

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