The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut nĂ©erlandais du Proche-Orient

13 Jul 2018 General

Introducing: NINO Mobility Grants

The Netherlands Institute for the Near East is starting to award two Outgoing and four Incoming Mobility Grants each year. The first call for applications for both grants is now open!

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NINO Incoming Mobility Grant for researchers and students

Twice a year, NINO offers Incoming Mobility Grants of max. € 3000 to graduate students and researchers (any level of seniority) from abroad, who wish to carry out research on the ancient Near East in the Netherlands.

NINO Incoming Mobility Grant

Call opens July 2018 January 2018
Deadline for application mid-August 2018 mid-February 2019
Award October 2018 April 2019
Grant to be used until October 2019 April 2020

 

Activities supported by the grant include

Not covered are

Applicants must hold an MA degree in a relevant field of ancient Near Eastern Studies and be based outside the Netherlands. An Incoming Mobility Grant should be used within 12 months following the award. The Grant cannot be used retroactively, i.e. for trips and visits with a starting date earlier than the award date.

How to apply for a NINO Incoming Mobility Grant

Use the application form on our website – if the online form is unavailable (work in progress!), email the following documents to C.H. van Zoest:

Mention clearly for which amount you are applying (max. € 3000 per application).

Have you obtained or applied for any other funds or awards regarding this trip? Please mention them in your budget – matching funds are an asset to your application.

NINO Outgoing Mobility Grant for students

Four times per year, NINO offers Outgoing Mobility Grants of max. € 1500 to MA, PhD, or early postdoctoral students in the Netherlands. The Mobility Grant is to be used for study or research abroad, such as study visits to museum collections or research institutes, travel to archaeological sites or fieldwork in the Middle East, attendance of masterclasses or specialist courses, or travel to conferences where the student will present a paper or poster.

NINO Outgoing Mobility Grant

Call opens July 2018 October 2018  January 2019 April 2019 
Deadline for application mid-August 2018 mid-November 2018 mid-February 2019 mid-May 2019
Award October 2018 January 2019  April 2019 July 2019 
Grant to be used until October 2019 January 2020 April 2020 July 2020 

 

The Mobility Grant may be used to cover the cost of

Not supported by this grant are

Applicants must be enrolled in an MA or PhD program in ancient Near Eastern Studies at a Dutch university, or have recently completed their degree. Outgoing Mobility Grants will not be awarded more than once at each level (MA, PhD, recent post-PhD) and should be used within 12 months following the award.

How to apply for a NINO Outgoing Mobility Grant

Use the application form on our website – if the online form is unavailable (work in progress!), email the following documents to C.H. van Zoest:

Mention clearly for which amount you are applying (max. € 1500 per application).

Have you obtained or applied for any other funds or awards regarding this trip? Please mention them in your budget – matching funds are an asset to your application.

 

Image: Model of a ship (detail). National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden (inv.nr. F 1939/1.1)