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.
Apply for a PhD job opening
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.
Twente Graduate School
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.
Find a PhD or fellowship
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.