Justus & Louise van Effen Research Grant

Application Deadline: Three months before departure

Only for MsC students with an average grade of 8+

€750 + a reimbursement for (a part of) your travel expenses


This grant is intended for a short-term research stay (between 3 and 6 months) at one of the universities who belong to the top-20 for Engineering and Technology Universities according to the Times Higher Education Rankings 2016 for Engineering and Technology. The grant is not intended for students who also want to attend courses.

Target Group

All TU Delft MSc students. The grade average should be 8 or higher. Students participating in joint programmes with foreign universities are not eligible. At least 50 percent of the research project to be carried out must be recognised by the Board of Examiners as a component of the TU Delft MSc programme.

Grant amount

The grant comprises a standard monthly cost-of-living stipend of €750 and a reimbursement of international travel expenses (standard amount per country).

Application deadline

Applications must be submitted at least three months before departure.


Students who intend to apply for this research grant must pre-register with the Central International Office by e-mail first (grantsoutgoing@remove-this.tudelft.nl). The Central International Office will determine if the student meets all conditions for this research grant and whether it is worthwhile for the student to submit an application. This pre-registration must include the student’s name, faculty and student number, as well as a letter of motivation, certified copies of transcripts and a research proposal.

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