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ABC Grants

ABC Project Grant

ABC Project (1 postdoc or 1 PhD student for 2 years*, max. 250k €)


  • research proposal with an interdisciplinary focus, involvement of at least 2 different faculties
  • Innovative research
  • fit with one of the research programs in ABC
  • post docs are preferred, but a case can be made for a PhD student proposal (the maximum funding will be the same, however, €250k)
  • if the to be appointed post doc is already known, their cv should be added
  • * In case of clinical research with patients, a request can be made to extend the funding to a longer period. This should be included in the budget estimation.

The proposal should be submitted by a full ABC member, with an at least 0.5 FTE appointment at UvA or AMC (not the to be appointed post doc), and include information about the content and innovativeness of the project, possible collaborations within the ABC and in which faculty the postdoc will be appointed. The grant consists of a lump sum of €250k. The faculty where the postdoc will be appointed should match any exceeding of this budget.

  • Proposals will only be considered if there is no ongoing ABC Project or Talent funding.
  • Applicants can only participate in one proposal.


Aim: funding new interdisciplinary research projects

To improve the gender balance among laureates, extra weight will be given to proposals of female applicants.

Deadline - ABC Project Grant 2019: 15 January 2019 (24:00)

Next Deadline: TBD (Jan 2020)