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ABC Talent Grant

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


Eligibility criteria
  • Completed PhD  (within 3 years after doctoral defence)
  • Requirement to apply for a research grant (e.g., VENI NWO, EU)
  • Intention to spend this grant on research at the UvA
  • The majority of the grant (> 50%) must be spent on the post-doc’s salary.*

Selection criteria
  • CV: excellent cv (comparable with VENI criteria)
  • Proposal: excellent and feasible
  • ABC nature: a) interdisciplinarity (of proposal and research team) and b) match with one or more ABC themes and perspectives
Deadlines 15th of April 2022 and 15th of September 2022.
Starting date Within 6 months after reception
Aim To give high potential young researchers the opportunity to collect (pilot) data and apply 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.

Please contact ABC if the intended post-doc is a researcher who is in clinical training and has less than 50% research time.

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

  • CV: 40%
  • Proposal: 40%
  • ABC nature: 20%