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Graduate Student Workshops

Basic Requirements

Ph.D. candidates or postdoctoral students can apply for grants to organize workshops involving no more than 15 graduate student participants from both Eastern and Western European academic institutions. The applicant should be affiliated with an Eastern European academic institution and must obtain an institutional endorsement for hosting the workshop. The workshop should also be supervised by at least one full-time professor. Preference will be given to applicants who obtain the participation of a professor from a Western European institution. A maximum of EUR3,000 will be awarded for each workshop.

Participants can also apply for mobility grants to help subsidize their participation in a workshop.

All applications must include the following items, in the order listed below:

  1. 1. Project abstract (approximately 500 words).

  2. 2. A detailed itemized budget (If this sum is to be supplemented by matching funds, please include this information in the budget).

  3. 3. A description of the proposed project of no more than 7 pages in length.

  4. 4. Project director's curriculum vitae.

  5. 5. One or two letters from full-time professors stating agreement to supervise the workshop.

  6. 6. Letters of support from the applicant(s) and participating institution(s).

Application Procedures

Applications must be submitted to our online application database. E-mail and paper applications will not be accepted. Applications may be submitted every year from August 1 (to start the application process, please click here).


  1. 1. The application period for Graduate Student Workshops is from August 1 to October 15. Applications after October 15 will not be accepted.

  2. 2. A list of grant recipients will be announced in early June of the year following the October deadline.

  3. 3. For applications which do not receive funding, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors within seven days after the results are made public. For applications that do receive support, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors as quickly as possible in order to arrange for contracts to be signed.

  4. 4.The Foundation does not provide a written critique for unsuccessful applications

    Contact Information

    Tel: +886-2-2704-5333 ext. 19