ESL Grants Newsletter


ESL Grants Office and website


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ESL Grants Office
The ESL Grants Office is part of the ESL services, and consists of mr N.L.G.H. (Nathalie) Weber (Grants Adviser), drs. P.W.H.(Paul) Blok (Financial Adviser) and A.R. (Arnoud) Houweling (Communications Adviser). ESL researchers can contact the Grants Office here: Continue reading... 



To help you locate grants ands funds for your research please check out these webpages. They provide the most up-to-date information about National funding opportunities, European Framework Programme 7 (FP7) or other European funding opportunities and International grant schemes and funds.


News & Agenda (deadlines & events)

The subsidy programme Free Competition is closed for applications. The ESL has submitted 11 applications (main applicants are Professors Assink, Van Sonderen, Taekema, Timmerman, Vletter-van Dort, Hey, Faure, Van Marle, Van Swaaningen and Dr J.V.A.G. Piret and Dr Y. Li) . In principle, from the receipt of submissions, the entire NWO assessment procedure takes 36 weeks, dating from 7 October 2010.

Many thanks to Professors Van der Burg and Taekema for conducting an excellent workshop on Tips & Tricks and to the internal referees for their time and expertise in reviewing the proposals.


Beginning from 2011, NWO MaGW will introduce two new subsidyinstruments instead of the subsidy programme Free Competition: Topsubsidie for research groups, deadline 7 April 2011 and Research talent for promotion research, deadline 19 September 2011. More information on these subsidies will soon be available.



Agenda (deadlines and events)



NWO Rubicon

1 December 2010

NWO Spinoza

1 November 2010

Call for proposals "Operating grants" 2010n the framework of the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Annual Work Programme 2010

23 November 2010

FP 7ERC Starting Grant

24 November 2010

Call for proposals "Operating grants" 2011"Drug Prevention and Information"

 26 November 2010

Fulbrigth scholarships for PhD students and research fellows

 1 December 2010

FP7 People IAPP

7 December 2010

Conference subsidiy fund (KNAW)

deadlines 1 January, 1 May, 1 September.


6 January2011

Hauser research scholarship

15 january 2011 (2011-2012 academic year)

FP 7 People ITN

26 January 2011

FP7 2011 Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Call for Small or Medium Scale Focused Research Projects

 2 February 2011

Topsubsidy NWO

 7 April 2011

ERC advanced Grant

 6 April 2011

You can find the most up-to-date information about currently available schemes and deadlines on the webpage upcoming deadlines.
For information on training courses and workshops, please check the page events.


Awards and Prizes

The Hall of Fame lists the top researchers who have received prestigious awards, grants, and prizes for their scientific achievements during their time at the Erasmus School of Law.





Where to get Support
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