Call for Nominations: Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study-Lorentz Center Program

October 15, 2017


Candidates must be nominated by rectors or deans of Dutch universities, members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences or Young Academy, the board of the Dutch Network of Women Professors, or directors of institutes, museums, and industrial organizations with a research agenda.


The Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship (DLF) is administered by the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) and the Lorentz Center and is awarded annually to a leading researcher for work on research at the interface between the humanities/social sciences and the natural/technological sciences.

The 2018-2019 Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship consists of: (1) a fellowship at NIAS for 5-10 months between September and June, including a personal study, research facilities, and, if applicable, accommodation or travel expenses, (2) a teaching duties replacement fund of up to €3,800 for each month spent at NIAS, (3) a workshop at the Lorentz Center on the fellowship topic with full organizational support and a budget of €20,000, and (4) a personal prize of €10,000.


Applications must include: (1) a nomination letter, (2) title of intended research project, (3) one page description of intended research project, (4) two page outline of proposed workshop related to nominee’s research project, (5) nominee’s CV, and (6) list of nominee’s top research publications.

To apply, please submit a completed application to [email protected] by October 15, 2017. Nominees and nominators will be informed of the outcome within six weeks of the submission deadline. Please contact Arjen Doelman ([email protected]), Theo Mulder ([email protected]), or Petry Kievit Tyson ([email protected]) with any questions.

Please visit the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowships website for more information.