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Academy Professor Prize

Aim:
The Academy awards the Academy Professor Prize to researchers between 54 and 59 years of age for exceptional achievement throughout the course of their careers. The Prize is intended as a lifetime achievement award.
Amount of funding: The Academy confers two separate prizes a year, each worth € 1 million. The money must be used to fund scientific or scholarly research.
Target group: One prize is awarded to a researcher in the social sciences or humanities, and the other to a researcher in the natural, technical or life sciences.
More information: KNAW homepage for the Academy Professor Prize

Academy assistants programme

Aim:
The programme gives students the chance to conduct useful research during their assistantships. It also allows them to teach or to join existing research groups, for example.
Amount of funding: Each Academy assistant receives a maximum of € 7,500 a year for the duration of their appointment.
Target group: The aim of the Academy Assistants Programme is to interest talented Master’s degree students in research and a career in science.
More information: KNAW homepage for the Academy assistants programme

Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

Aim:
The Lorentz programme aims to promote interdisciplinary research to address socially relevant research questions. The Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship is part of the Lorentz programme.
Amount of funding: A scholar-in-residence fellowship at NIAS for up to 10 months including on-campus study and accommodation and a replacement of up to € 5,000 per month .The fellowship also funds an interdisciplinary workshop at the Lorentz Center with a budget of € 25,000 and a personal prize of € 10,000.
Target group: Nominees can be put forward by leading figures from within the academic community
More information:  KNAW homepage for the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship