News and Events: Funding, Grants and Competitions

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Funding, Grants & Competitions

  • PhDs in the Humanities 2024

    Deadline: Tuesday 27 February 2024

    The aim of the PhDs in the Humanities funding instrument is to provide research talent with the opportunity to carry out an independent PhD project.

    For more information, see or contact Robert van Rooij at .
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    MSCA Staff Exchanges 2023 (HORIZON-MSCA-2023-SE-01)

    Deadline: Wednesday 28 February 2024
    MSCA Staff Exchanges promote innovative international, inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary collaboration in research and innovation through exchanging staff and sharing knowledge and ideas at all stages of the innovation chain.
  • VSB fonds 2024

    Deadline: Friday 1 March 2024

    The VSBfonds Beurs is an initiative by the VSBfonds to financially support socially engaged students who want to continue their studies abroad. Check their website to do the Quickscan in order to determine whether you're eligible for the Beurs or not, however, all students are encouraged to apply for the Beurs. Application starts now, September 2023. The deadline is 1 March 2024.

    For more information, see or contact Naomi de Bruin at .
  • (New) Responsible AI grant

    Deadline: Friday 15 March 2024

    UvA Teaching & Learning Centre Central (TLC Central) and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) are working together on various themes within educational innovation with the Institution Plan (IP) Theme grant. The theme of the grant changes every 1.5 years. Are you an UvA educator or employee and do you have an idea that may improve education that fits the theme? Then you can apply for the grant. Each grant theme has three rounds of applications and three batches.

  • NWO Vidi Grant 2023

    Deadline: 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.

  • (New) NWIB Visiting Professors Programme

    Deadline: Monday 1 April 2024

    The NWIB Visiting Professors Programme offers assistant professors, associate professors and full professors at participating universities (see below) a unique opportunity to work undisturbed in an inspiring and stimulating environment. This programme enables you to stay at one of the five Netherlands Scientific Institutes Abroad (NWIBs) for a period of three months to conduct research, give lectures and contribute to the intellectual climate at the Institute.

  • NWO Hop-On Call for Researchers Based in Ukraine: NWO-NRFU Partnership Initiative

    Deadline: 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.

  • (New) E.W. Beth grant 2024

    Deadline: Tuesday 16 April 2024
    Researchers may apply for a grant to cover expenses associated with research, study trips, translation or the organization of scientific meetings with a maximum of EUR 3,000. 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.
  • NWO Impact Explorer

    Deadline: 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.

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    Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Master’s Students in Computer Science

    Deadline: Saturday 30 November 2024

    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 (Logic in Computer Science, Formal Methods and Verification, Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Complexity Theory, and/or Computer Security).
    Students who are awarded the Helmut Veith Stipend receive EUR 7000 annually for a duration of up to two years, as well as a waiver of all tuition fees at TU Wien.

    For more information, see or contact Anna Prianichnikova at .