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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Open ACS calls 2019 - continuous
Who can apply:
Staff Researchers active within ACS.
A budget of maximum €500 is available.
- 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.
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 .
Proof of expenses should be submitted to .
Who can apply:
Principal Investigators active within ACS.
When a PI from ACS organises an conference () in the field of Cardiovascular research in Amsterdam, it is possible to obtain financial support from ACS.
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)
Contribution of ACS should be acknowledged on the website, if applicable, and in the program of the conference.
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
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.
: depending on the employment institution of the applicant, the relevant office must be contacted, i.e. Grants Desk VU/VUmc (E: email@example.com for personal grants only) or AMC Research Office (E: firstname.lastname@example.org) to enter the support group trajectory.
: 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: email@example.com), or Grants Desk VU/VUmc (E: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.