Applying for funding

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Who can apply?

Researchers who do not qualify for standard funding channels.
Each funding category below shows which standard funding channels should be addressed first.

How to apply for funding at the faculty

  1. Choose the type of funding you wish to apply for from the list below.
    Not sure which type of funding best suits your activity? Use the budget tool
  2. Carefully read the requirements, collect the necessary documents and notify your department secretariat before applying online.
  3. Submit your application, you will receive an email when your application has been evaluated and whether or not it meets the requirements. After this first evaluation, your application will be reviewed by the Scientific Research Committee (CWO) and the Faculty Board. (Check the Submission calendar to see when your application will be handled.)

Types of funding


Starting credit

DA starting grant

Other application types

When can an application be submitted?

  • Your application can be submitted throughout the year. This application will be put on the Agenda for the next meeting of the committee. Where this application type is handled
  • You must submit the application before your departure. The assessment of the application can take place during or after the conference.
  • Important: each committee meeting has a budget limitation. If there are budgetary restrictions, even a correct application can be rejected.

Applying for reimbursement after approval

  1. After approval of your application by the faculty board, you will be notified by mail.
  2. Within 3 months after this notice or after your journey or event, you will have to submit a proof of your attendance1 in the database (except for DA starting credits) and your involved promotor's E/.../01 budget element2 for internal reimbursement.
  3. On approval of your submitted proof of attendance and budget element, the lump sum granted to you will be transferred to your budget keeper. The department concerned must ensure that only expenses that actually happened are reimbursed to the applicant.
  • 1 Proof of attendance: Certificate of attendance, used flight ticket, confirmation letter,...
  • 2 The E/.../01 budget element is the account from your department secretariat that was used to pay for your expenses.

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