Funding / YTF

Other funding opportunities

National funding agencies
ZonMw. Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development for health related funding

NWO. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. For funding in other fields: e.g. Earth and Life Sciences, Applied Technology, Social Sciences

CvT fund. - Catharine van Tussenbroek Fonds, travel- and research grants for female researchers

Grant opportunity resources
Research Professional. Searchable funding database with alerts on latest information on topics of your interest. For login, an AMC email address is required. Questions:

The Fondsendisk. A CD-ROM that lists funding opportunities in The Netherlands – can be consulted at the Research Office Secretariat (room J1A-227 , tel. 020 56 68639).

Yellow Pages is the weekly newsletter of the Research Office. It is published on Thursdays and contains announcements about grant opportunities, scientific meetings and other activities related to research. To subscribe/unsubscribe: please send a mail to

Career grants (after PhD):
NWO Rubicon: For talented researchers who have recently obtained their PhD and wish to gain experience at a leading research institution in The Netherlands or abroad.

VENI. A personal grant for outstanding researchers who have recently obtained their PhDs, to enable them to further develop their ideas.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. MSCA provides grants for all stages of a researcher’s career which encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (intranet). Information about H2020-MSCA Individual Fellowships. Some charitable foundations also operate personal grant funding schemes or rotation programs for junior researchers. An example of a personal grant scheme is the Dr. E. Dekker Program of the Dutch Heart Foundation. Also the Dutch Cancer Society offers funding opportunities for young researchers.

Mobility grants for PhD candidates:
Young Talent Fund.

AUF/Spinoza Fund. Travel grants for AMC PhD candidates, for conferences and scientific internships. AUF/Spinozafund offers one-off grants for travel and accommodation expenses, up to a predefined maximum. Contact the International Office:

Euraxess. Fellowships for post doc researchers in Europe.

Nuffic. Infrastructure and scholarships for study and fellowships worldwide.

Erasmus+ Grants for bachelor and master students and PhD candidates to study abroad for 3-12 months. Contact the International Office:

General information:
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