Each personal grant is fitted to a certain stage in your research career. They enable researchers to strengthen their scientific careers and conduct projects truly in line with their research interests.
Personal grants are not only prestigious seals to the researcher’s career, but also guarantee resources to conduct ambitious research projects. Below you will find a short overview of personal grants aimed at different stages of your career. Please note that extentions may apply and consult the respective funding information below or on the funding agency's website for more details on rules and eligibility.
Young researchers (0-3 years after PhD)
Funding opportunities for early stage researchers with focus on the development of research, expertise and skills. The researcher’s mobility to a different research host institution is fostered.
Independent researchers (3-7 years after PhD)
Funding opportunities for early stage investigators starting an independent research line, based on promising scientific performance indicators.
Consolidating researchers (8-15 years after PhD)
Funding opportunities for consolidating a research line through an individual research project.
Established researchers (>15 years after PhD)
Funding opportunities for senior researchers.