Below is a brief description of the most important national organizations that award research grants. You can find the most up-to-date information about schemes that are currently available and deadlines in the grants guide. If you require any further information, you can contact the grants desk.
|NWO is the most important provider of finance for research in the Netherlands.|
|The STW Technology Foundation finances application-based technological and scientific research. Research institutes may apply to the STW for financial support for projects or programmes, as well as for grants for individuals.|
|ZonMw encourages and finances research, development and implementation of the results of the research for the benefit of prevention, care and health.|
|FOM promotes fundamental physical research in the Netherlands. It finances research through its own research institutes and through programmes.|
|SenterNovem is an agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, which administers a large number of grant schemes and implements sustainability and innovation-based programmes on behalf of the government.|