Conference Grants Fund

The Conference Grants Fund assists the organisers of international scientific/scholarly conferences in the Netherlands.

What does it cover?

The grant is intended to cover no more than a third of the total conference budget, with a ceiling of EUR 8500. The conference budget may not exceed EUR 170,000. Exceptions are possible; see the document Purpose and provisions of the Conference Grant Fund, in Dutch.



Who is it for?

All scientific or scholarly institutions

How to apply?

Each year has two tenders. You can only apply for conferences that take place at least three months after the closing date of the current tender.

Closing dates for applications are:

  • 1 May (for conferences that take place after 1 August)
  • 1 November (for conferences that take place after 1 February the following year)