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Date added: 2023-05-10

The Bekker NAWA Programme

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The objective of the Programme is to support doctoral students, researchers and academic teachers in their pursuit of scientific excellence by financing visits to renowned research and academic centres around the world.

The Programme offers the Fellowship Holders the opportunity to complete a postdoctoral fellowship or a portion of their doctoral education, carry out research in cooperation with distinguished scientists from abroad, acquire materials for their research work, and establish long-term relationships with foreign research teams.

The Programme is open to Applicants representing all scientific domains. There are no age restrictions on Applicants. There are also no restrictions on the countries in which the host institutions are located.

Thematic areas of activities carried out under the Programme

Activities eligible under the Programme include:

  1. carrying out research or development work that is critical at a particular career stage,
  2. acquiring materials for research or a publication;
  3. completing a postdoctoral fellowship;
  4. in the case of doctoral students, completing a part of their education;

and in addition, only as a supplement to the above, other forms of scientific or academic activity, including teaching.

The Application may cover one or more of the above activities. The Application should address the objectives, the relevance to career and development of the relevant scientific discipline, and the benefits to the home institution, and justify the choice of the host institution for the planned activities.

Project implementation time frame

The Project may be carried out for a period of 3 to 24 months; the visit may start at the earliest on 1 March 2024 and at the latest on 1 October 2024.

The stay at the host institution lasts:

  1. from 3 to 24 months in the case of a Young Researcher,
  2. from 3 to 12 months for other Applicants, including Doctoral Students.

Project implementation must be continuous.

Deadline and other requirements for submitting the application

The call for applications will be open until 31 May 2023, 3:00 pm local time (Warsaw).

An application must be submitted exclusively in electronic form via the Agency’s ICT system.

Each Applicant may submit only one application for funding per call under the Programme, covering a visit to one host institution.

More information about the Programme is available here.