Grants for ACS researchers

Welcome to the grants page of Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences (ACS). Here you find information about open ACS grants and ACS laureates. Please select one of the subpages above.

You can also check the funding webpage of external funders, for instance:
Nederlandse Hartstichting
Including continuous grants such as dissertation grants, lecture grants, travel grants and work visits abroad grants
Diabetes Fonds

Amsterdam UMC grant support and services

Amsterdam UMC grant support offices’ primary goals are to inform, stimulate and support Amsterdam UMC researchers in performing research and in securing research funding. They provide a range of professional services to help Amsterdam UMC researchers in the acquisition of external public funding. The grant support offices provide consulting services in relation to funding opportunities, scouting services, proposal advice and development covering the entire application process to enhance chances of success. Dedicated teams support applicants for personal grants (such as several Hartstichting Dekker grants, the NWO programme Innovational Research Incentives Scheme and ERC grants), consortium grants (such as the EU’s Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020 and NWO Gravity) and investment grants (such as the ZonMw Open Competition).

Depending on the employment institution of the applicant or 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, i.e. AMC Research Office grants support (E:, or Grants Desk VU/VUmc (E:

Please visit the webpage of the Amsterdam UMC grant support for more information.

Yellow Pages
Do you want to know all about the newest (cardiovascular related) grants? Subscribe to the Yellow Pages, the weekly newsletter of the Amsterdam UMC grant support. Previous editions can be found on the Yellow Pages intranet page. Subscribe by sending an e-mail to

Research Professional
Research professional is an online searchable funding database available for all Amsterdam UMC researchers. In this database many types of grants can be found from small funds for dissertation funding to the large collaboration projects of the EU and the NIH. The database covers, besides the biomedical subjects, other research areas like engineering and social sciences. The grants are all eligible for researchers working at Dutch institutes. The searches and results can be saved and personal alerts will keep you informed. Visit the intranet page on Research Professional for more information.

External funding

Dekker-student scholarship

The Dutch Heart foundation is offering a scholarship for students in the master phase of their education, intended for your development as researcher. Deadline 15-7-2020. Visit the website for information on requirements and application and send an e-mail to to request the forms.