Sometimes PhD-candidates have to bring their own research funding in order to start their desired PhD-project. Find here several suggestions on where to find this funding.
In the University of Twente, a lot of PhD-positions become available though regular job openings. For instance, this is made possible because a researcher at the UT will start a large project and has funding to hire PhD-students to complete the project.
Nominees for the Twente Graduate School Award are talented and excellent UT Master degree students with the ambition to pursue a PhD. When selected, they will receive a so-called Bridging Grant and, together with a supervisor or professor, will start working on a full research proposal for external funding. Eligible students are in the last phase of their Master’s programme.
Please find more informaton on the TGS Award and Bridging Grant here.
The are multiple options to pursue funding for your PhD-project through networks or initiatives.
- Promovendi Network Nederland https://hetpnn.nl/en/2018/11/03/subsidiesites-2/
- Study in Holland https://www.studyinholland.nl/
- Find a PhD https://www.findaphd.com/funding/
The Dutch Research Council (Nederlandse organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - NWO) has opened a new Mosaic programme that will allow MSc-students at a Dutch university to apply for funding for their PhD-project in the Netherlands.