(Inter)national individual grants


Advanced grant European Research Council

This grant is for ground-breaking research conducted by excellent researchers. The ERC offers the Advanced Grant to give exceptionally talented researchers the opportunity to submit proposals for ground-breaking and high-risk research. go to ERC, Advanced grant

Spinoza Prize NWO

This grant is awarded to top-level researchers in the Netherlands. The prize is an acknowledgement of what the researcher has achieved in his or her career and an encouragement to continue that work. Researchers cannot submit an application themselves, but must be nominated. go to NWO, Spinoza Prize

Synergy grant European Research Council

This grant is for ground-breaking research conducted by a group of two to four excellent researchers. One condition is that the project itself and each of the researchers are exceptional. go to ERC, Synergy grant

Vici grant NWO

This grant is aimed at senior researchers who have successfully developed an innovative line of research and provided excellent coaching for young researchers. The grant gives them the opportunity to build a research group. A logical step following a Vici grant is an appointment as professor. go to NWO, Vici

Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions

MSCAs provide grants for all stages of researchers' careers - be they doctoral candidates or highly experienced researchers - and encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility.

  • ITNs support competitively selected joint research training and/or doctoral programs, implemented by European partnerships of universities, research institutions, and non-academic organizations.


Travel grants

A general overview of about 200 funds for students, interns and researchers who want to go abroad for their education, internship or research. go to Nuffic