Comenius grant: submit your Letter of Intent before August 31st

In these special times, higher education is innovating faster than ever. Do you have (or plan) an educational innovation project or have you been inspired to develop your innovation further that could use additional financing? Please note that you have to submit your Letter of Intent for a Comenius grant before August 31st.

Applications can be submitted by professionals working in publicly funded higher educational institutes in the Netherlands. The grants finance projects related to educational innovation.

Lecturers can submit a proposal in any of the following substantive themes:

  1. The first one hundred days of the student
  2. Working on societal issues
  3. Successful graduation
  4. Free theme – linked to the Strategic Agenda for Higher Education

You can find more information about the themes here.

The EUR does have the opportunity to apply for a Leadership Fellow (one submission per institute). If you want to apply for a Leadership Fellow, please contact the Community for Learning & Innovation via on 3 July at the latest. The Executive Board of the EUR will then form a jury and decide on the candidate on 17 July at the latest.

You can also apply for a Senior Fellowship (one submission per school) and a Teaching Fellowship (unlimited).

To support you with your application, the NRO will organise online information meetings on Tuesday 16 June (Dutch), Thursday 18 June (Dutch) and Monday 22 June (English). Please click here for more information about the programme and the registration form. 

Read more about the Comenius Programme and the different grants on the NRO and NWO sites.