ACS grants

The Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences provide funds to support collaboration between scientists from both institutes. The board of directors of ACS has decided to invest the budget of 2018-2019 on the following grants:

Open ACS calls 2019 - deadline 1 July 2019

1. Dutch Heart Foundation Dekker Student Grant

Amount: 3000 euro
3 grants available for master students of VU-University.
Application possible for medical students, Cardiovascular Research Master students and Biomedical Masters of VU university.
For internships outside the Netherlands (Europe, UK or USA, Australia, all possible).
Deadline for Applications for next Academic year: July 1 2019

Be sure to apply before the start of your Internship.

Contact: icar@vumc.nl for application forms and examples.


2.Nederlandse Hartstichting Senior Scientist stipend- deadline compulsory internal support January 28th 2019

The aim of this stipend is to provide financial support for senior  postdoctoral researchers (between 3 and 8  years after PhD), to allow them to start or expend their own research group.
The stipend covers the candidate’s salary (a minimum of 0,4 fte for a maximum of 2 years),  4 years of research personnel with a  maximum of €212.086 as well as other research related costs.

External deadline is March 5th, 2019. Internal support is compulsory for this project.

To register please use this pre-application form. For more information and registration, please send an e-mail to researchoffice@amc.nl.


Open ACS calls 2019 - continuous

1. Support from ACS for national conferences 2018 (open)

When a PI from ACS organises a national conference (at least one full day) in the field of Cardiovascular Research in Amsterdam UMC, it is possible to obtain financial support from ACS.

Who can apply:
Staff Researchers active within ACS.

What:
A budget of maximum €500 is available.

Conditions:
- Contribution of ACS should be acknowledged on the website, if applicable, and in the program of the conference.
- At least a part of the conference is open for all ACS scientists.

How:
The contribution will be assigned by the directorate in an official letter at least 1 month before the start of the conference, and can be applied for by sending an email, with this application form and the program of the conference attached, to info@amsterdamcvs.org.
Proof of expenses should be submitted to info@amsterdamcvs.org.


2. Support from ACS for international conferences 2018 (open)

Who can apply:
Principal Investigators active within ACS. 
When a PI from ACS organises an international conference (one full day or multiple days) in the field of Cardiovascular research in Amsterdam, it is possible to obtain financial support from ACS.

What:
A budget of maximum €1000 is available for each full day of the conference. This can be spent on:
- Communication/information: printing of abstract booklets and posters
- Conference location: use of lecture halls, including audiovisual assistance, in Amsterdam.

    Additionally, for one invited/keynote speaker, on the condition that this speaker’s lecture is open for all ACS scientists, a budget of maximum €1500 can be spent on:
    - Travel expenses: train, car or air (economy class)
    - Hotel: maximum of 2 days in 3 or 4-star hotel (and can be ordered within the contract of AMC with the Fletcher Hotel)

      Conditions:
      Contribution of ACS should be acknowledged on the website, if applicable, and in the program of the conference.

      How:
      The contribution will be assigned by the directorate in an official letter at least 1 month before the start of the conference,  and can be applied for by sending an email, with this application form and the program of the conference attached, to info@amsterdamcvs.org

      Proof of expenses should be submitted to info@amsterdamcvs.org.


      3. Contribution to Printing Costs for Thesis from ACS (open)

      ACS will as from January 2018 contribute €250 towards the printing costs of the thesis for ACS PhD candidates, graduating in 2018 or 2019. Click here for conditions and more information.


      Grants support and services AMC/VUmc

      Research funding support is offered to AMC researchers and VU or VUmc researchers at  their respective grant offices.

      Personal grants: depending on the employment institution of the applicant, the relevant office must be contacted, i.e. Grants Desk VU/VUmc (E: supportprogrammes@vu.nl for personal grants only) or AMC Research Office (E: researchcouncil@amc.nl) to enter the support group trajectory.

      Collaborative projects: depending on the legal entity registered in the application (AMC, VUmc or VU), applicants are advised to inform their respective research support offices to enter the support trajectory such as the EU grants support trajectory, i.e. AMC Research Office grants support (E: researchcouncil@amc.nl), or Grants Desk VU/VUmc (E: subsidiedesk@vumc.nl).

      Do not hesitate to contact us if you have specific questions. The AMC Research office together with the VU/VUmc grants desk can arrange presentations for the institutes to discuss research funding opportunities and support.