Information Meeting Hestia - Refugees in Science Scheme

When:
3 July 2019 from 14:00 to 17:00 hrs
Where:
OBA Oosterdok, Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam
Contact:
Phone:
+31 20 551 0767
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On 3 July, The Young Academy, KNAW, UAF and NWO will organise an information session in the Amsterdam Public Library (OBA) on the new call for proposals for the Hestia – Refugees in Science Scheme.

More information will be given during the information session. Candidates will also have the opportunity to speak to NWO staff members, laureates and project managers from the previous round, as well as representatives from the institutions.

Interested project managers are also welcome.

Hestia – Refugees in Science Impuls

The ‘Refugees in Science’ pilot programme that was first launched in 2018 is set to continue in 2019 and 2020 under the name Hestia – Refugees in Science Scheme. On 4 June, NWO announced the new call for 2019.

Through the Hestia – Refugees in Science Impuls, NWO will provide funding for the appointment of academics who have fled their home country and wish to continue their scientific career in the Netherlands.

Candidates must hold a master’s degree or a doctorate and must have been granted refugee status in the Netherlands.

The pilot was developed in consultation with the Young Academy, KNAW and the Foundation for Refugee Students UAF.

More information on the call for proposals.