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Funding, Grants and Competitions

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Funding, Grants and Competitions

  • ABC Project and Talent grants

    The Amsterdam Brain and Cognition center invites proposals for the ABC Project and Talent grants.

    Proposals for the ABC Project grant should be research proposal for 1 postdoc or 1 PhD student for 2 years (max. 250k€) with an interdisciplinary focus (involvement of at least 2 different faculties), preferably related to a visiting professor. Deadline: November 15, 2014.

    ABC Talent grants are for maximally 1 year (max. 100k€) and aimed at high potential research master students or post docs who aim to apply or have applied for a research grant to the ABC. Deadline: January 5, 2015.

    For more information, see http://abc.uva.nl/about-the-center/abc-calls-2014-2015/abc-project-grant/.

  • Teorema Essay Prize for Young Scholars, Topic: Belief without Evidence

    The Spanish Philosophy journal Teorema is pleased to announce an essay competition for young scholars, on the topic of 'Belief without Evidence'. The winner will receive E1500 and the essay will be published and acknowledged as winner in the journal.

    Applicants must be under 35 on the closing date of the competition. Entries must be in English or Spanish, and not exceed 8000 words in length, notes and references included. Closing date: 1st December, 2014.

    For more information, see http://www.unioviedo.es/Teorema/English/Highlights.html#Prize2014.

  • 2014 Teorema Essay Prize for young scholars: "Belief without Evidence"

    The Spanish Philosophy journal teorema is pleased to announce an essay competition for young scholars, on the topic "Belief Without Evidence". The winner will receive 1500 euro, and the essay will be published and acknowledged as winner in the journal.

    Applicants must be under 35 on the closing date of the competition. Entries must be in English or Spanish, and not exceed 8000 words in length, notes and references included. All entries will be deemed submissions to teorema, and all quality submissions will be considered for publication. Entries must not have been published before, or be under consideration by other journals.

    All entries, prepared for blind review, will be submitted electronically in .doc format, and addressed to the Editor, indicating ?teorema EssayPrize? in the subject heading. Entries will be judged by a panel of reputed scholars appointed by teorema. Their decision will be final. Address for submissions: teorema at uniovi.es. Closing date: 1st December, 2014

    For more information, see http://www.unioviedo.es/Teorema/English/

  • (New) PhD funding in philosophy, Bristol, England

    The University of Bristol is a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SW&W DTP). The DTP consortium, which consists of eight universities, will award more than 50 scholarships for students commencing doctoral research in 2015-16. Candidates are welcome to submit proposals in any field of the arts and humanities with supervision expertise in the University of Bristol. The University of Bristol also expects to be in a position to offer a number of its own postgraduate research scholarships to outstanding applicants. Students who apply for a DTP scholarship based at Bristol will also be automatically considered for a University of Bristol scholarship.

    Applications can be made to the DTP after *26 November 2014*. The closing date for applications is *12 January 2015*. For more details of PhD funding opportunities at the University of Bristol see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/gradschool/funding.

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