Mosaic is a funding instrument for PhD research by graduated students from minorities.
Who can apply
Applicants must comply with the following three criteria:
- Both their parents must have been born in one of the target countries (see list at the back of the Mozaïek brochure)
both the candidate and at least one of his/her parents must have been born in one of these countries;
- The candidate must have graduated from or be a final year student at a Dutch university and have completed the entire university degree in the Netherlands. There are a number of possible exceptions to this criterion, for details please see the Mozaïek brochure;
- Only graduates who have not accepted a position to study for a PhD at the time of the awarding of the grant may submit an application.
What can be applied for
Subsidies will be awarded in the form of a lump sum (personal grant). For a four-year period of doctoral research, the maximum amount will be EUR 200,000 (in total for staff costs and associated research costs).
When can be applied
In January 2012 NWO published the last Mosaic call.
The assessment criteria are fully specified in the brochure. An English brochure is available.
Full information on participation, criteria and procedure can be found in the brochure.
Mosaic | call for proposals PDF, 354 KB
Closed for application
22 May 2012 23:59
4 million euros for 2012
Ministry of Culture, Education and Science