Grant contributes to physics research

How would you spend a grant from our fund? Jacco de Vries, Assistant Professor of Physics at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, received funding in 2019. He shares his experiences in a short report.   Jacco: ‘‘Fundamental physics research at Maastricht University started in 2018. An example is the LHCb experiment, in which I…

Scholarship Story: Eva, Ruben and Aylin

Last year, Eva Despesse, Ruben Marchal and Aylin Güney received a Jo Ritzen Scholarship to study at Maastricht University. How do they like their studies? Are there any highlights so far? And what would they like to say to other future (scholarship) students?   Eva (Economics and Business Economics year 3): ‘‘I really like studying…

New scholarship provider: Candriam

The University Fund Limburg/SWOL provides a variety of grants and scholarships to students of Maastricht University (UM). To this end, we cooperate with a wide range of organisations and private benefactors. We are pleased to announce that we have recently joined forces with a new scholarship provider: Candriam.   When studying is not a given…

All about… our scholarships

Did you know that the University Fund Limburg/SWOL offers various scholarships together with partner organisations and private benefactors? Below you receive an overview of our scholarships at this moment. Please click on the links for more information. Jo Ritzen Scholarship Kanunnik Salden/Nieuwenhof Scholarship Noord-Limburg Region Scholarship Jan de Limpens Scholarship Candriam Scholarship These scholarship programmes…

Scholarship Story: Charmayne

‘‘Charmayne, last year you received a scholarship from the Jan de Limpens Foundation in collaboration with our fund, to study the master’s programme Biobased Materials. How do you like it?’’   Charmayne: ‘‘I like this master’s programme very much! I gained my bachelor’s degree in chemical technology at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in…

Apply now for the Amrapali Zaveri Awards

Call for all UM data scientists: apply now for the Amrapali Zaveri Awards for Early Career Data Scientist and for Data Science. These awards are financially supported by our fund. They will be rewarded during the online Women in Data Science Conference on 9 March 2021. Applications are still open, so check the requirements and…

Let’s talk!

How can we create a lifelong bond with the student community of Maastricht University? And how can we encourage them to give back and support the (societal) ambitions of their university? Let’s ask the students themselves! Last week, our senior advisor Guido Vanderbroeck, office and events manager Miranda Klingenstijn and communications officer Milou Schreuders discussed…

Another successful workshop!

‘‘Crowdfunding is not all about funding, but also about marketing and creating (long-term) involvement.’’ It’s one of the takeaway messages from the online ‘Crowdfunding @UM: How to create a successful campaign?’, organised by the Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research. Our senior advisor Guido Vanderbroeck hosted this workshop last week. He was supported by Esther van Barneveld, who set up…

Donor in the spotlights: Davy Pieters

Davy Pieters is alumnus of the School of Business and Economics/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University. What is the story behind his contribution to our ‘For Each Other 2020’ campaign?   Davy: “I look back at my time at Maastricht University with a lot of warm feelings. The UM has formed me…