Funding opportunities

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Funding opportunities


ELLIS Amsterdam has has several funding opportunities, for bachelor, master and PhD students, as well as faculty member of the University of Amsterdam.

ELLIS travel grants

Through a sponsorship of Qualcomm Technologies Inc., ELLIS Amsterdam provides travel grants for Bsc and Msc students of the University of Amsterdam to present their papers at top-tier ML or AI related conferences.

More details can be found in the call.

To apply, use the application form: [application form (pdf)], [application form (word)].

ELLIS MSc honours programme

ELLIS offers an honours programme for talented MSc students at the University of Amsterdam, allowing them to connect with leading researchers and top-tier academics in their field. As an ELLIS honours student, you will conduct a research project supervised by two ELLIS members at different ELLIS sites, and you will make an ELLIS-sponsored visit to your co-supervisor.

A more detailed description of the programme and information on the application procedure can be found here.

[application form (pdf)], [application form (docx)]

ELLIS Workshop programme

ELLIS Amsterdam has a workshop programme where organisers of workshops about ELLLIS related topics can apply for financial support. Examples are workshops collocated with top-tier conferences, workshops organised for PhD defences or standalone workshops organised to bring researchers from different locations in Europe together. Further details can be found here: ELLIS workshop support programme.

To apply for funding from the workshop support programme, please use the application form: [Application form (pdf)], [Application form (word)].

ELLIS MSc Hosting programme

The Amsterdam ELLIS Unit financially supports short visits of talented master students to the University of Amsterdam. The ELLIS Amsterdam MSc hosting programme can be used to cover costs of Msc students obtaining a degree related to Artificial Intelligence that visit an ELLIS member at the UvA in the context of an existing collaboration between the host researcher and an ELLIS member in a different country. Further details can be found here: ELLIS MSc hosting programme.

Applications are done by the host ELLIS researcher at the university of Amsterdam, using the application form: [Application form (pdf)], [Application form (word)].

Previous funding opportunities



ELLIS PhD programme

On October 1 2020, the ELLIS Society PhD programme opens its first call for applications. The ELLIS Unit in Amsterdam has funding available for three ELLIS PhD positions. We invite all ELLIS faculty of the Amsterdam ELLIS Unit to submit a proposal.

Further details can be found in the call.