Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

News and Events:
Funding, Grants and Competitions

These pages provide information about recent developments at or relevant to the ILLC (last update: 8 February 2016). Please let us know if you have material that you would like to be added to the news pages, by using the online submission form. For minor updates to existing entries you can also email the news administrators directly. English submissions strongly preferred.

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Headlines Funding, Grants and Competitions

Funding, Grants and Competitions

  • Heinrich Boell Stiftung: student and doctoral scholarships

    The scholarship department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students from inside and outside Germany.

    We hold the application process twice a year. The application deadline is 1 March and 1 September. Please note: We only accept online applications. The application portal will be opened about 6 weeks before the application deadline.

    Deadline: Sunday 1 March 2016. For more information, see and

  • The Cooperation Flanders programme

    The Cooperation Flanders programme funds and encourages joint research by Flemish and Dutch researchers in the humanities. Many scientific questions cross boundaries and so national borders should not hinder researchers. The research programme funds projects that are jointly realised by two researchers at a time: one Dutch and one Flemish researcher.

    2016 Application deadlline: Friday 1 April 2016. For more information, see

  • Cooperation Japan (JSPS) - Invitation fellowship

    NWO has a cooperation agreement with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The programme Cooperation Japan (JSPS) is for Dutch researchers who want to cooperate with colleagues in Japan. It offers the possibility of a JSPS Invitation fellowship in Japan.

    For more information, see

  • Robert J. Glushko Dissertation Prizes

    The Cognitive Science Society and the Glushko-Samuelson Foundation will award up to five outstanding dissertation prizes in cognitive science. The goals of these prizes are to increase the prominence of cognitive science, and encourage students to engage in interdisciplinary efforts to understand minds and intelligent systems. The hope is that the prizes will recognize and honor young researchers conducting ground-breaking research in cognitive science.

    Application deadline: Saturday 30 January 2016, For more information, see

  • Call for Nominations: Ackermann Award 2016

    The Ackermann Award is the EACSL Outstanding Dissertation Award for Logic in Computer Science. PhD dissertations in topics specified by the EACSL and LICS conferences, which were formally accepted as PhD theses at a university or equivalent institution between 1.1.2014 and 31.12.2015 are eligible for nomination for the award. The 2016 Ackermann award will be presented to the recipient(s) at the annual conference of the EACSL, 29 August - 2 September 2016, in Marseille (France).

    The deadline for submission is 15 April 2016. Nominations can be submitted from 1 January 2016 and should be sent to the chair of the Jury, Anuj Dawar, by e-mail. For more information, see

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