Overview: NWO - Vidi
General Program name NWO - Vidi
Funds for Postdoctoral fellowships, PI starting grants
Funding agency The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
Scope International
Fields of science All fields of Science
Duration 5 years (total grant 800,000 euros for personnel and material costs)
Program web site https://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/nwo/innovational-research-incentives-scheme/vidi/index.html
Number of calls per year 1
Eligibility EU-Life institution NKI
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) You can apply for a Vidi grant if you have done several years of research at postdoc level. In this research you have come up with innovative ideas that you have been able to independently and successfully develop further. You gained your doctorate no more than eight years ago, calculated from the date of the PhD graduation to the benchmark date for the Vidi round (1 October). This period can be extended according to the extension clause in the case of caring responsibilities or in the case of training to become a clinical specialist.
Applicant's Nationality Any
Other Important Requirements
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) N/A
Working contract (gross salary) Employment contract with the institute, between 4,000 and 5,000 euros gross per month (excluding end-of-year bonus and holiday allowance)
Other allowances Allowances for moving to the Netherlands
Next deadline Oct. 3, 2019, 2 p.m.
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates