The Dutch Beer Institute offers a grant of € 5,000 for the study of responsible alcohol/beer consumption in a healthy lifestyle. The project should focus on biomedical, nutritional or (psycho-)social aspects of responsible alcohol consumption, specifically taking into account (non-alcoholic) beer. Application deadline is 26 November 2018.
Who can apply?
Applications are welcomed from students, PhD students, Postdocs and other scientists. If you need any inspiration you can have a look in the Beer and Health database or at The Dutch Beer Institute research overview.
Timeframe and selection process
From 10 September to 26 November 2018 an application can be submitted. The application is a short but realistic, motivated and clear description of the research idea + methodology (maximum of one A4).
- Selection of the winner
From all eligible applications submitted, the scientific board members of The Dutch Beer Institute will select the one most outstanding. The winner has to write a more extensive study proposal, before starting the research.
- Award timeframe
The grant is made available in January 2019. The project, either new or currently ongoing, should be completed within 2 years from the date of the award. Preferably a manuscript will be written and submitted to a scientific journal. Otherwise, The Dutch Beer Institute wants to receive a final report in English to be able to communicate about the research findings.
Applications will be judged based on the following criteria*:
- Most important: The contribution of the work to the advancement of knowledge in the field of alcohol/(non-alcoholic) beer in a healthy lifestyle and its practical implications.
- The description of the work and the methodology quality of the research plan.
- Qualifications of the applicant and experience in the proposed area of research and with the proposed methodology.
More information about submission and application form can be found on the website of The Dutch Beer Institute.
*No award will be made in case of insufficient applications and/or if proposals are not suitable.