Career Bridging Grants
You are a Ph.D. student or a postdoc planning your next career step? You would like to apply for external funding to finance your own position but need to financially bridge the time up to the potential funding start?
The Career Bridging Grant closes financial gaps between two career steps for candidates currently working at or aiming to work at TU Darmstadt. It provides short-term financial support for highly qualified candidates, who apply for funding with good prospects of success. The Career Bridging Grant secures financial support during the application process and thus facilitates a smooth transition to the next career step.
|Who can apply?||
Postdocs as well as advanced doctoral candidates…|
|What we offer||
Financial support for the duration of max. 12 months during transition phases (Ph.D. to postdoc, postdoc to postdoc and postdoc to junior research group leader). |
The level of support granted depends on your research experience and the planned individual external funding:
|Please hand in (as one PDF file)||
|How we select||
The competitive selection process is organized by TU Darmstadt. Applications will be reviewed by an independent scientific committee. The committee meets twice a year.|
The most important selection criteria are:
You can hand in your proposal any time. The proposals get evaluated twice a year (cut-off dates in spring and autumn). Next cut-off date will be in autumn 2019.|
We are looking forward to receiving your proposal.
Please send your proposal electronically as one PDF file to
Ms Dr. Bettina Wagner