25/09/2017

FNR ATTRACT Fellowships

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Luxembourg
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    15 November 2018, 14:00 CET (pre-proposals), 14 February 2019, 14.00 CET (full proposals)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)

Outline

The FNR's ATTRACT programme is designed for researchers not yet established in Luxembourg, who demonstrate the potential to become leaders in their field of research. The scheme offers promising junior researchers the opportunity to set up their own research team within one of the country’s research institutions.

The financial contribution by the FNR can be up to 1.5 MEUR for Starting Investigators (Postdoc & Junior Researcher level) or 2 MEUR for Consolidating Investigators (Established Researcher level), over 5 years.

 

Eligibility

Researchers are eligible between 2 and 8 years after their PhD, they must have an outstanding track record in their field which has to fit strategically to the research agenda of the Luxembourg host institution.

More information: https://www.fnr.lu/funding-instruments/attract/