Marina van Damme Grant

Are you looking for a career change?

The Marina van Damme grant can help! 

The Marina van Damme grant is awarded annually to talented female alumni who have completed a master's degree, PDENg, or PhD at one of the three technical universities in the Netherlands (TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, and University of Twente). The scholarship is made possible by Mrs Marina van Damme and consists of an amount of € 9,000 and is intended, for example, to broaden knowledge or an international orientation in the form of a study, internship, or project. The grant is emphatically not intended for (co-)financing a PhD trajectory. Applications aimed at following a study program at the university where the master's program was also followed or a doctorate was completed will also not be accepted. An amount of € 2,500 has been made available for the runner-up.

The application must be accompanied by a plan showing the developments the candidate has undergone since her graduation, including curriculum vitae, what her dream and motivation are, what steps she thinks she can take and how she intends to apply for the grant. turn.

This plan must be drawn up by the candidate himself. The plan must relate to the assessment criteria described below. It is an advantage if the winner sets an example.

The application for submission of the Marina van Damme grant 2022 is closed. Registrations for 2023 will open in the course of next year.


The ceremony of the Marina van Damme Grant 2021 took place on 15 October 2021 at TU/e. The ceremony could also be watched via livestream.

During the ceremony, Kjille Hoeben was chosen as the winner of the Marina van Damme Grant 2021. She wins a sum of 9,000 euros. Runner up Eriola Sophia Shanko takes home a sum of 2,500 euros.

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