Funding opportunities

Apply now for the Addison Wheeler Fellowships

Applications for the Durham University Addison Wheeler Fellowships are open. The Addison Wheeler Fellowships are designed to provide early career researchers of outstanding promise with three years to pursue original ideas, free from teaching and administrative responsibilities.

The deadline to apply is Friday 7 February. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please see here.


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Call: Mingler Scholarship

The call to apply for the Mingler Scholarship is now open. The Scholarship is intended for artists (from all artistic disciplines) and scientists (researchers from the Humanities, Social and Natural Sciences) who want to start a research project together.

Deadline to apply: 1 March 2020.


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50th St. Gallen Symposium essay competition

Are you a master’s or PhD student? Would you like to share your vision of the future with international leaders such as Dominic Barton, Niall Ferguson, Sigmar Gabriel, Christine Lagarde, or Jack Ma?

Apply until 1 February 2020 and seize the opportunity to qualify as one of 300 ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ for the 50th St. Gallen Symposium by competing in the global essay competition. You can win CHF 20,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Switzerland.


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Call: SEO Marie Curie visiting fellow applications

FASoS invites you to apply for SEO (Stimulating European Research) funding, track 5 ‘Marie Curie visiting fellow applications’. Within this track, you can request funding to invite promising academics to FASoS for one or two months, with the aim of writing a Marie Curie fellowship proposal.

The funding is max. €2500 and covers travel, accommodation and a FASoS workspace. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 2020.


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Call: applications for additional research time (ART/SEO) in 2020/2021

FASoS is opening a call for its faculty staff to apply for:

  • additional research time (ART) to start or finish a project or prepare a funding proposal (what used to be called sabbatical hours at FASoS);
  • additional research time (SEO) to prepare/rework and submit/resubmit a Horizon 2020 funding proposal (including ERC and Societal Challenges).

A separate call will follow for SEO Marie Curie visiting fellow applications.


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NWA Idea Generator call open

The NWA Idea Generator funds projects that address a societal question, that have potential for societal impact and where there is a clear collaboration between research and (a) societal stakeholder(s) throughout the project: from formulating the relevant research questions to executing the project.

The call for proposals is open to researchers from all disciplines. You can apply for max. €50,000 for max. one year. The deadline is 27 February 2020.

Call for applications RSF and VSF round 1, 2020

The calls for the Research Stimulation Fund (RSF) as well as the ‘Valorisatie’ Stimulation Fund (VSF) are open as of today, Thursday 9 January.

To apply for the RSF, download the application form here. To apply for the VSF, download the application form here. You can find the RSF and VSF template here.

Submit your proposal by Thursday 20 February 2020, 12.00 to research-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl.


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VW Call Mixed Methods in the Humanities: workshops and summer schools

The Volkswagen Stiftung calls for researchers across all historical-hermeneutical disciplines who work in equitable cooperation with partners in the areas of digital humanities or informatics. The aim is to explore how to combine and synergise “qualitative-hermeneutical” and digital approaches on the example of a shared academically challenging research question.

You can apply for funding for workshops or summer schools, with an open deadline.


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KNAW Early Career Partnerships

Applications for the KNAW Early Career Partnerships are open. Funding is available for the organisation of a meeting with participants from different scientific disciplines.

The maximum amount to apply for is €10,000. To apply, fill in the application form. The deadline for applying is Saturday 1 February 2020.


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NWA Idea Generator expected to open

It is expected NWO will open the NWA Idea Generator still before Christmas, with a planned deadline of 27 February 2020.

The NWA intends to connect research and society. The Idea Generator intends to advance research with potential for high societal gain which also comes with a high risk of failure. The Idea Generator supports creative, out-of-the-box thinkers to submit exciting and innovative ideas.

Funding is max. €50,000 for max. one year.

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