Academy Sara van Dam Project Grants

The Academy Fund for Behavioural Research makes the Sara van Dam Project Grants available for research projects concerning the development of children growing up in the Netherlands or in Israel. Researchers who obtained their PhD no more than ten years previously are welcome to apply. The project was a collaboration with a researcher working at a research institute in Israel.

Mr Jacob van Dam (1934-2013) bequeathed his estate to the Academy, which established the Sara van Dam z.l. Foundation in accordance with his wishes.


The Sara van Dam programme is now defunct. There have been three rounds of the programme, in which the following applications have been granted (webpages are partly in Dutch):