DWS Fund


Rules & Conditions, application form

Distinguished Women Scientists Fund 2015, Rules & Conditions:

The travel grant:
Created for female postdocs up to three years after promotion, and residing and working in the Netherlands, who, within the framework of their discipline, wish to travel abroad. The maximum amount for a travel grant is 1.500 euro.

The candidate:
Postdoc, up to three years after promotion, and residing and working in the Netherlands. The 3-year term can be extended to 18 months per child, due to pregnancy and birth, or by a term of, at most, 18 months, as a compensation for the necessary care given to family members, or other relevant family circumstances. This will be evaluated for each individual application.

Conditions:

  • The travel grant is solely intended for journeys made within the framework of the discipline – e.g. visiting a foreign scientific institution; field- or archive research, or an internship.
  • The candidate can submit a budget for travel-related costs, to a maximum of the amount stated above.
  • The candidate is obliged to take out a travel insurance, at least covering cancellation. If the situation arises, costs that are not covered by the insurance can be passed on to the candidate. This will be evaluated for each individual case.

Judging Criteria:
Relevance to the candidate's career. 

How to apply:
Candidates can apply for a travel grant by sending in (to info@lnvh.nl) the application form. This form can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Time path:
Deadline for submitting applications: October 1st, 2015
Announcement of allocations: mid-December, 2015