Scholarships for PhD students

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Are you a PhD student at one of the six Dutch universities represented in the board of the KNIR and do you need to conduct research in Rome? If so, you are eligible for a KNIR scholarship.

Application requirements:
1. You are an affiliated PhD student at one of the following Dutch universities: University of Groningen, Leiden University, University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, VU University Amsterdam and Radboud University Nijmegen.
2. You are conducting a PhD research for which a stay in Rome is necessary or desirable.

Are you not affiliated with one of the six Dutch universities associated with the Institute? In that case you can not apply for a KNIR scholarship, but you can send in a request for accommodation at the Institute.

The scholarship consists in:
a subsidized lodging at the KNIR for the maximum of 20 weeks during the period of your scholarship. The stay in Rome can be divided into separate periods of max. 10 weeks each.

Please be aware that reimbursement of travel and additional costs should be provided by your home institution.

How to apply?
You can apply by completing the application form (follow the link below), selecting Scholarship for PhD students. Please do not forget to attach the following documents: a recent cv and a detailed description of your project/research (including a working schedule and estimated budget).

When selecting PhD candidates, the academic staff will take into account the quality of the research proposal and of the applicant and the added value of a stay in Rome for the research, as well as the expected contribution of the PhD student to the academic community of the KNIR.

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