The aim of the VUMC Women in Science fund is to promote the careers of young female scientists by providing grants for work visits to extend their international network.

Who can apply?

An application may be submitted by early stage female researchers/postdocs who:

  • hold a PhD degree
  • are employed by the VU University Medical Center

What to apply for

This fund offers the possibility to apply for a travel grant for both short and long work visits to international research laboratories. With the travel grant, an allowance may be requested for international travel costs and/or local accommodation costs. Researchers can only receive a travel grant from the VUMC Women in Science Fund once.

When to apply

Applications for work visits can be submitted on a continuous basis or until the available budget has been used up. Work visits have to be completed before the closing date of 1st of January 2022.

For further information send an email to s.vanvliet@vumc.nl.