Academy Medical Sciences Fund

The purpose of the Academy Medical Sciences Fund is to promote outstanding research in the medical sciences.

The Fund supports two grant programmes for young researchers (KNAW Ter Meulen Grants and KNAW Van Leersum Grants) and one grant programme for medical students (KNAW Van Walree Grants).

Academy Ter Meulen Grant

The Academy Medical Sciences Fund makes the Academy Ter Meulen Grants available to promising young researchers in paediatric or related areas of medicine. Researchers at a Dutch institute can apply for a grant to cover a research project abroad or a working visit to a foreign institution.

Academy Van Leersum Grant

The Academy Medical Sciences Fund makes the Academy Van Leersum Grants available to promising young researchers in neurology, radiology and pharmacology (including research into medicinal plants). Researchers at a Dutch institute can apply for a grant to cover a research project abroad or a working visit to a foreign institution.

Van Walree Grants

The Academy Medical Sciences Fund makes Academy Van Walree Grants available for medical students at the Dutch university who will be giving a presentation at a foreign conference.