ETIUDA: doctoral scholarship

ETIUDA is a funding opportunity intended for PhD candidates

ETIUDA 7 - open until 15 March 2019

ETIUDA 6 - closed on 15 March 2018

Applicant: a PhD candidate with a commenced registration and conferment procedure for a doctoral degree at a Polish scientific institution (alternatively: PhD candidates who have fulfilled said conditions by 30 June). The awardee is obliged to obtain a PhD degree within 12 months of completing the scholarship but not earlier than six months since the commencement of the funding

Scholarship duration: 6-12 months, and 3-6 months for completing an internship in a research institution outside of Poland, which may be completed during the 12-month scholarship or within 12 months thereafter.

Evaluation criteria:

  • proposals from within NCN Panels, involving basic research,
  • scientific excellence of the carried out research,
  • the research portfolio of the Principal Investigator, e.g. participation in national and international internships, publications,
  • appropriate choice of the scholarship host institution outside of Poland, quality of the host institution

Evaluation procedure: 2-step merit-based evaluation by peer review panels and external reviewers; applicants qualified to the second stage of evaluation will be invited for an interview carried out in Polish or in English.


  • monthly salary of PLN 4,500 (ca. EUR 1,000) for the period of 12 months,
  • PLN 9,000 (ca. EUR 2,100) per month for a 3-6 month internship abroad, travel allowance,
  • applicants may not seek funding for research equipment.

Application: written in Polish

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Tel: 0048 12 341 9000