Grants for research

The CAT funding calendar provides an overview of dates on which to submit applications for different grants. 

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SURF Open and online incentive scheme

Open and online education provides opportunities to innovate teaching, improve the quality of education and boost academic outcomes. That is why the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (ECS) is making funding available both for experiments with online education and for initiatives using open course materials. For more information, see the SURF website (in Dutch). Within Utrecht University, Educate-it guides the proposals for this stimulus package. A concept proposal needs to be submitted via e-mail ( by 16 December 2019. Find more information about the internal procedure on intranet

NWO Human Capital programme

How can the connection between education and the employment market be improved? How can companies deal with their human capital more effectively? Which 21st-century skills are important for children and how can these best be learned? Within this programme, researchers and professional practitioners will consolidate their strengths to obtain scientific knowledge that is directly applicable in organisations.

Read more about the NWO Human Capital programme.