Overview: FWF Start Grant
General Program name FWF Start Grant
Funds for PI starting grants
Funding agency Austrian Sience Fund (FWF)
Scope International
Fields of science All fields of Science
Duration 6 years, an interim review after 3 years decides on continuation
Program web site http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/fwf-programmes/start-programme/
Number of calls per year 1
Eligibility EU-Life institution CeMM
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) PhD with no less than 2 years and no longer than 8 years postdoctoral experiencea t the deadline for submission of applications. Extensions to this period may be allowed in case of eligible career breaks (see guidelines)
Applicant's Nationality Any
Other Important Requirements Applicants submitting a proposal for FWF Start have to be submit a proposal with identical content in the ERC Starting Grant scheme at the next possible call deadline.
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) n/a
Working contract (gross salary) n/a
Other allowances Minimum 800.000 EUR up to maximum 1.2 Mio. EUR
Next deadline Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m.
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates
2016 about 7 Awards Unknown
2018 about 5-6 Awards