Young Talent Fund

The Young Talent Fund offers travel grants for AMC PhD candidates to visit top international research institutes..

    The AMC Young Talent Fund enables young excellent AMC PhD candidates to broaden their horizon and do an internship or follow courses at one of the top international research institutes anywhere in the world. The AMC Young Talent Fund program is open for applications for 2019.

    "The most vital moment in my research career? No doubt my visit to this top institute in my research field when I was still a young researcher. What I saw and learned there has been crucial for myself and my career in science."


    Closed for application

    The application form has to be fully completed (in English) and signed by the applicant and his/her supervisor. When the new call opens for 2020, you will find the instructions and application form here.

    Enclosed is a report from one of the winners of the AMC Young Talent Fund in 2017.


     The Young Talent Fund enables young excellent PhD candidates, who are registered at the AMC Graduate School, to broaden their horizon and do an internship or follow courses at one of the top international research institutes anywhere in the world.

    See the video below for more information on the AMC Young Talent Fund.

    The Louise Gunning Public Health Study Fund is part of the AMC Young Talent Fund. The AMC Foundation enables the AMC Young Talent Fund.

    The AMC Young Talent Fund was founded in 2012 to provide young talented researchers with unique education, experience and knowledge opportunities at a leading international research institute. The fund is made possible by private donations to the AMC Foundation. AMC PhD candidates (under 35 years of age) registered with the AMC Graduate School are eligible to apply. The maximum grant is € 5.000. A special selection committee assesses applications.

    Networks of Research Universities

    The University of Amsterdam is a member of two networks of leading research universities.

    • LERU - League of European Research Universities
    • U21 - Leading Global Universities

    LERU has an active Doctoral Studies Policy Group . U21 has an active Health Sciences Group.

    Contact information

    Young Talent Fund

    Sacha Naaraat
    AMC Foundation
    Location: E2-248
    T: +31 20 566 1776 
    E: s.naaraat@amc.nl