Bekker NAWA (Mieczysław Bekker Programme) and Ulam NAWA (Stanisław Ulam Programme) are programmes under which NAWA awards scholarships to individual scientists to support their international scientific projects. The call for applications is already open.
Bekker NAWA is addressed to doctoral students and researchers employed at Polish universities and Polish scientific and research institutes. In turn, Ulam NAWA is addressed to scientists with a scientific degree of at least a PhD working abroad (also Poles).
As dr Grażyna Żebrowska, NAWA director, emphasises, the announced programmes support the international mobility of Polish scientists and strengthen the internationalisation of our higher education and science. NAWA's Bekker Programme offers doctoral students and scientists who study or work at Polish scientific institutions the opportunity to go on scientific scholarship to the best academic and research centres around the world. In turn, the Ulam NAWA programme offers Polish universities and scientific and research institutes the opportunity to invite an outstanding foreign scientist to cooperate with them.
The call for applications is conducted from March 25 to May 25, 2021, in an electronic system via the website www.nawa.gov.pl. A new feature in this year's edition is the possibility for PhD students to apply to the programme. Scientific trips may last from 3 to 24 months and may start on March 1st 2022 at the earliest and October 1st 2022 at the latest. The programme budget amounts to PLN 28 million.
Detailed information can be found on the Bekker programme website.
The call for applications is conducted from March 25 to June 15, 2021, in the electronic system via the website www.nawa.gov.pl. A new feature in this year's edition is the possibility for Polish scientists working permanently abroad to participate in the programme. Arrivals of foreign scientists can begin at the earliest from January 1, 2022, but no later than October 1, 2022. The programme budget amounts to PLN 9 million.
Detailed information can be found on the ULAM programme website.
Those wishing to submit applications are invited to contact the International Cooperation Office, Foreign Professors Service Section. Contact details: e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 5233186.