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ABC Talent Grant

Application form

ABC Talent (postdoc) for maximally 1 year, € 125k

Criteria (applicable to the Talent/intended post-doc):         

  • completed PhD  (within 3 years after doctoral defence)
  • excellent cv (comparable with VENI criteria) 
  • fit with one of the research programs in ABC
  • requirement to apply for a research grant (e.g., VENI NWO, EU)
  • intention to spend this grant on research at the UvA


Deadlines:  15 April 2021, 15 September 2021



The grant offers a bridging period for high potential post docs who aim to apply or have applied for an external research grant.

Who can apply:   

ABC members with at least 0.5 FTE appointment at UvA or AMC, not the to be appointed postdoc. 

A postdoc can only receive an ABC Grant once.

To be appointed postdocs, who already hold a permanent position at the UvA are not eligible.

Proposals will only be considered if there is no ongoing ABC Project or Talent funding.

In the review process the different elements in the proposal will be weighed as follows:

cv: 50%, proposal: 30%, interdisciplinary nature: 20%

Required starting date:

within 6 months after reception.

Note: Please make sure you are using the latest version of our application form: abc_talent_grant_form_v0720.docx