NIAS Fellowships for International Scholars in Netherlands, 2015/16

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Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) offers residential fellowships from prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences. At least 3 years of post-PhD degree academic experience is required for eligibility. NIAS fellowships are in principle awarded for advanced research during a full academic year. Fellows are offered an office at the institute and a studio apartment or family apartment. Applications should be submitted till 15th April 2014.. NIAS Fellows are selected from prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have already made a contribution to their field. At least 3 years of post-PhD degree academic experience is required for eligibility. Scholarly achievements, obtained grants and awards and reputation and quality of publications are aspects considered in the evaluation process..  Fellowships at NIAS are residential fellowships. In principle, these fellowships are awarded for advanced research during a full academic year.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? NIAS Fellows are selected from prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have already made a contribution to their field. At least 3 years of post
· PhD degree academic experience is required for eligibility.
Benefits of the scholarship: -Office and support: Fellowships at NIAS are residential fellowships. The NIAS Fellow will be allotted an office in the main building with a personal computer and internet connection, and be entitled to the use of the library service and a limited amount of support. -Accommodation: Currently, free accommodation in a studio apartment on campus in Wassenaar (or equivalent housing) is offered to unaccompanied Fellows from outside the Netherlands. Also in Amsterdam studio apartments near the institute will be available. A possible net contribution to be paid for the (fully furnished) studio apartments will be determined at a later stage. In Wassenaar, housing at subsidised rate is currently offered to NIAS Fellows from outside the Netherlands who bring their partners or families. Accommodation is offered in apartments and family homes in Wassenaar at a subsidized rate. In Amsterdam apartments for families will be offered in the area of Amstelveen (south of Amsterdam). The net contribution to be paid for the (fully furnished) family apartments in 2015/2016 will be determined at a later stage. -Stipends and replacement subsidies for regular NIAS Fellows: NIAS may offer a stipend to researchers from abroad in the case of loss of income and may offer a replacement subsidy to Dutch universities to compensate for the loss of teaching hours of the researcher. -Lunches, coffee/tea, academic and social activities: Lunches on weekdays, coffee and tea in the main building, as well as the monthly contribution to academic and social activities are included in the fellowship. -Travel costs: The Institute will reimburse non-Dutch Fellows’ travel costs to and from NIAS (not family) once.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  NIAS fellowships are in principle awarded for advanced research during a full academic year, running from 1 September till 30 June, or for one semester, i.e. from 1 September to 31 January or 1 February to 30 June.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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