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Funding, Grants & Competitions
FGw Consortium Fund
The FGw Consortium Fund supports research events aimed at network/consortium building and activities benefitting the submission of a grant application for research consortia.
The FGw Consortium Fund operates without formal deadlines. Applicants are free to submit an application at any time during the academic year. We aim to inform applicants of the outcome of their application within a month from the date of submission.For more information, see https://aihr.uva.nl/about-aihr/funding/fgw-consortium-fund/consortium-fund.html or contact Simon Speksnijder at aihr-fgw at uva.nl.
KB Researcher-in-Residence 2024Deadline: Friday 29 September 2023Are you an early career data scientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 130 million pages of digitised text or ground-truth sets? Then we’re looking for you!For more information, see https://lab.kb.nl/news/call-kb-researcher-residence-2024 or contact dh at kb.nl.
NWO VeniDeadline: Saturday 30 September 2023
Veni is part of the NWO Talent Programme. It allows researchers who have recently obtained their PhD to conduct independent research and develop their ideas for a period of three years.
To apply, you are required to submit a pre-proposal, the deadline for which is 5 September 2023 14:00. The deadline for submitting the full proposal afterwards is 30 January 2024 14:00.
Small grants Evert Willem Beth FoundationDeadline: Thursday 12 October 2023
Researchers may apply for a grant between EUR 2,000 and EUR 6,000 to cover expenses associated with research, study trips, translation or the organization of scientific meetings. Applications for a grant must concern research focused on modern logic, philosophy of science, history of logic, history of the philosophy of science or scientific philosophy in general.For more information, see https://www.knaw.nl/en/funds-and-prizes/evert-willem-beth-foundation or contact wetenschapsfondsen at knaw.nl.
UvA FGw Finishing Fellowships 2024Deadline: Sunday 15 October 2023Every year the Faculty of Humanities offers a number of Finishing Fellowships to PhD candidates who have succeeded in writing an advanced draft of their thesis without the support of structural funding. The fellowships aim to enable self-funded PhD candidates to concentrate exclusively on the completion of their thesis in their last year.For more information, see https://aihr.uva.nl/content/news/2023/07/finishing-fellowships-2024.html or contact Dr. Eloe Kingma at aihr-fgw at uva.nl.
ERC Starting GrantDeadline: Tuesday 24 October 2023
Are you a talented early-career scientist who has already produced excellent supervised work, is ready to work independently and shows potential to be a research leader? The ERC Starting Grant could be for you.For more information, see https://erc.europa.eu/apply-grant/starting-grant.
FGW RIS Fund 2023-IDeadline: Monday 30 October 2023
The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims at supporting staff with research time in their career development and expanding their opportunities to conduct research. Through the RIS Fund staff can apply for a temporary increase of research time in order to have more time to write grant applications, or to finish one or more (substantial, strategic) publications so as to strengthen their track record for an upcoming grant application.For more information, see https://aihr.uva.nl/about-aihr/funding/ris/ris-fund.html or contact subsidie-fgw at uva.nl.
(New) Call for nominations: 2023 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation AwardDeadline: Tuesday 31 October 2023
IFAAMAS, the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, is pleased to announce the call for the 2023 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award. The award is named after Professor Victor Lesser, a long-standing member of the AAMAS community who has supervised a large number of outstanding PhD students in the area. It is awarded for dissertations written as part of a PhD, defended in the specified period, and nominated by the supervisor (with supporting references), which show originality, significance and impact, and are supported by high quality publications.
Nominations are invited for the award which is sponsored by IFAAMAS and will be presented at AAMAS-2024. Eligible doctoral dissertations are those defended between October 1, 2022 and September 30, 2023 (both endpoints included) in the area of Autonomous Agents or Multiagent Systems. The award includes a certificate and a 1500 EUR payment. Every submitted dissertation must be nominated by the thesis supervisor.
NWO Rubicon 2023-3Deadline: Tuesday 28 November 2023
Rubicon aims to encourage talented researchers who recently received their PhD to spend some time at a foreign research institute to further their scientific career. Postgraduates who are currently engaged in doctoral research or who have been awarded a doctorate in the twelve months preceding the relevant deadline can submit a proposal.
Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Master’s Students in Computer ScienceDeadline: Thursday 30 November 2023
The VCLA invites applications for the Helmut Veith Stipend. The Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded annually to exceptionally talented and motivated female students in the field of computer science who pursue (or plan to pursue) one of the master's programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English and have (or have the interest to develop) a solid mathematical and technical background in at least one of the areas in which Austrian scientist Helmut Veith worked.
Students who are awarded the Helmut Veith Stipend receive:
- EUR 6000 annually for a duration of up to two years.
- Waiver of all tuition fees at TU Wien.
ERC Consolidator GrantDeadline: Tuesday 12 December 2023
Are you a scientist who wants to consolidate your independence by establishing a research team and continuing to develop a success career in Europe? The ERC Consolidator Grant could be for you. You can also apply if you have recently created an independent, excellent research team and want to strengthen it.For more information, see https://erc.europa.eu/apply-grant/consolidator-grant.
NWO NGF AiNed Fellowship GrantsDeadline: Friday 15 December 2023
The aim of the NGF AiNed Fellowship Grants programme is to attract AI talent, in view of the international competition for AI talent. This programme is intended for Dutch academic research organisations that, in line with their strategy, want to invest in attracting AI talent for the position of (tenure track) assistant professor, associate professor or full professor. This programme enables research organisations to offer this AI talent a more attractive starting package.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/calls/ngf-ained-fellowship-grants or contact NGF-AiNedFellowship at nwo.nl.
Call Computing Time on National Computer Facilities 2023Deadline: Sunday 31 December 2023Through the call for proposals Computing Time on National Computer Facilities 2023, researchers and research groups can gain access to computing time and associated data services and expertise on the national advanced computer systems Snellius supercomputer, Data Processing (Grid/Spider), Custom Cloud Solutions and/or HPC Cloud.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/calls/computing-time-national-computer-facilities or contact rekentijd at nwo.nl.
NGF AiNed Fellowship GrantsDeadline: Sunday 31 December 2023
The aim of the NGF AiNed Fellowship Grants programme is to attract AI talent, in view of the international competition for AI talent. This programme is intended for Dutch academic research organisations that, in line with their strategy, want to invest in attracting AI talent for the position of (tenure track) assistant professor, associate professor or full professor. This programme enables research organisations to offer this AI talent a more attractive starting package.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/calls/ngf-ained-fellowship-grants or contact Solveig van der Vegt at NGF-AiNedFellowship at nwo.nl.
NWO Open Access BooksDeadline: Sunday 31 December 2023
Project leaders or co-applicants of awarded NWO research projects can apply for funding of the costs of Open Access publishing of academic books that result from NWO funding. This instrument has a short lead time (maximum 6 weeks) and the procedure is relatively simple.
It is possible to submit an application up to 5 years after the completion of the project. Applications may be submitted at any time. There are no deadlines. Applications can be submitted as soon as there is a publishing contract between the author(s) and the publisher, the manuscript has passed the peer-review process and the manuscript is ready to be put into production by the publisher.
Applications for books that have already been published will not be accepted.
Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the HumanitiesDeadline: Friday 5 January 2024Oxford is immensely proud to be able to offer the Ertegun Scholarships in the Humanities. The University has one goal in mind when selecting Ertegun Scholars: to choose the very best students who will realise Mica Ertegun’s Mission and one day become leaders in their chosen fields.
NWO Vidi Grant 2023Deadline: Tuesday 26 March 2024
Vidi is a funding instrument in the NWO Talent Programme. It allows researchers who have already spent several years doing postdoctoral research to develop their own innovative line of research, and to appoint one or more researchers for this.
The Vidi target group consists of researchers in transition to leadership, i.e. ready for the establishment of a research group or the expansion of a recent research group. The Vidi can contribute to the researcher's development in this area. The Vidi grant is aimed at researchers with academic qualities that clearly exceed what is customary and demonstrate the development of leadership and mentorships skills.
Preproposal deadline: 2 November 2023 14:00 hrs.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/calls/nwo-talent-programme-vidi-science-domain-2023 or contact talent at nwo.nl.
NWO Hop-On Call for Researchers Based in Ukraine: NWO-NRFU Partnership InitiativeDeadline: Monday 8 April 2024
NRFU and NWO have agreed on cooperation and joining forces. Scientists in Ukraine will have the opportunity to cooperate with scientists in the Kingdom of the Netherlands and thus continue their scientific careers under difficult conditions.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/calls/nwo-hop-on-call-for-researchers-based-in-ukraine-nwo-nrfu-partnership-initiative or contact NWO_NRFU_Partnership at nwo.nl.
NWO Impact ExplorerDeadline: Tuesday 30 April 2024
A small top-up, for ongoing research-projects in the open competition or talent line, to explore an unforeseen opportunity for impact.
This Call for Proposals will open on 1 May 2023 and will stay open until the funding limit has been reached, or otherwise until 2pm (CEST) on 30 April 2024.