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Neys - van Hoogstraten Fund - applicant information

The Neys - van Hoogstraten Fund promotes socioeconomic research with a gender lens on food security of households and nutritional security of vulnerable groups in a number of countries in Southeast Asia and South Asia.

    Preference is given to interdisciplinary research and research involving a research institute in the region. A gender lens must be applied in all studies supported by the fund. The Neys - van Hoogstraten Fund attaches importance to the dissemination of results to local stakeholders.

    Please note: the fund only supports projects and people associated with WUR.

    List of eligible countries

    • Bangladesh
    • Bhutan
    • Cambodia
    • Indonesia
    • Laos
    • Myanmar
    • Nepal
    • The Philippines
    • Sri Lanka
    • Timor-Leste
    • Vietnam

    Who can apply?

    WUR MSc and PhD students and postdocs can apply if their research meets the objectives of the fund.

    Which costs are eligible?

    Eligible research costs include:

    a) Researcher's costs: International travel costs to and from the research location; travel and accommodation costs in the country and location of the study.

    b) Cost of data collection: travel costs, daily allowances and payment of interviewers, salary and travel costs of a local research assistant.

    c) Cost of data analysis: costs of laboratory research, statistical support.

    d) Supervision costs: Only for PhD research the travel and accommodation costs of a visit by the WUR supervisor/promoter to the research location during the research.

    e) Costs of dissemination results: Upon successful completion of the research, the costs of a local seminar with the stakeholders, a possible contribution to the costs of a publication in an international scientific journal, and/or contribution to the costs of participating in an international conference in the context of presenting the results of the research.

    How can I apply?

    Fill in the application form below. Applications can be submitted throughout the year. Incoming applications are assessed once a month.

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    The maximum support for MSc research is 6.000 euro, the maximum for Phd/postdoc research projects is 25.000 euros.

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