Huub and Julienne Spiertz Fund - applicant information

The HJS Fund invests in young agrobiologists and crop scientists to facilitate research in agrobiology and crop sciences. Special attention is given to sustainable food production.


The HSJ Fund financially supports PhD- and post doctoral students associated to Wageningen University and younger than 35 years of age. They may receive one stipend of maximum €1.500 per year for a study trip to a foreign university or research institute or a visit to an international conference.


The HJS Fund and the Broekema Fund invite young researchers to submit a proposal for a study trip.

Stipend proposals must be sent prior to the 15th of August to dr Claudius van de Vijver and stipend approvals will be announced later in August.

The proposals will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees. Read the application criteria carefully before sending it in.

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