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Funding opportunities / Vacancies

University of Groningen

Rosalind Franklin programme
The University of Groningen has initiated the prestigious Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme to promote the advancement of talented international researchers at the highest levels of the institution. The RFF programme attracts the best researchers from all over the world to perform research in their own field of research. The Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme aims to attract women, an underrepresented gender in all fields of research. The programme is aimed at women in academia, research institutes or industry who have a PhD and would like a tenure-track position leading to a full professorship in a top European research university.

University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

For a non-exhaustive list of scholarship opportunities applicable to research programmes at the Faculty of Medical Sciences/Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS) of the University of Groningen, click here.

Regular PhD

These regular 4 year PhD positions are offered by individual researchers or research groups. Information on the positions currently available can be found on the UMCG website. If there is nothing suitable, you can instead ask to be notified by email as new positions appear.

Research masters → PhD track
- 2-year, selective and international (2 + 3 year program)
The most talented students who have completed one of the Research Master programs at the Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS) have the opportunity to apply for a fully funded 3-year PhD education and training program. The most excellent projects are awarded funding.
- Abel Tasman Talent Programme
Talent grants offered by the Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS)

Honours programmes (JSM / Honours College) → MD/PhD programme
- MD/PhD programme
The MD/PhD program offers students the opportunity to combine their Master phase with PhD training and to then obtain a (D.)M.D. and Ph.D. degree upon completion. In this programme students spend an additional two years (financed) on scientific research alongside their regular medical or dental education. Students obtain their PhD in just two years, instead of the regular four years of PhD research

UMCG (Pre-)Tenure Track
UMCG Tenure Track system aims to recruit and retain outstanding young scientists by offering them a clear career path. In the longer term, these members of staff will progress to key positions within the UMCG (in Dutch).

Also see: Career and Funding for Current Students

Fellowshipsronde 2019 Stichting Alzheimer Nederland
Deadline: September 1, 2019

University of Twente

Current vacancies

Funding abroad

Program launch: Novel Biomarkers: Ireland, Netherlands, UK 2019
Letter of Intent deadline: April 10, 2019
Proposal deadline: September 11, 2019


Doctoral Program in interdisciplinary mind and brain research (Berlin School of Mind and Brain)
General application deadline: January 15, 2019 (for all students with and without funding)
Additional application deadline: July 15, 2019 (for students with funding only)

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