Application form

External / contract PhD candidate or visiting scholar at VTI

TBM - Application for an external / contract PhD student or visiting scholar at VTI

TBM - Application for an external / contract PhD student or visiting scholar at VTI

Position

Length of stay

Research themes

Supervisor

Note that all applications have to go through this website

Documents to upload

Max. 10mb per file & max. total combined file size of 30mb


CV


Research proposal (around 3 pages or 1200 words):

  • The title of the research
  • Concise description of the research and research objective
  • Research methods
  • Time table for the research
  • Expected applicability of the research

Scan of your highest relevant degree and transcripts 


Motivation letter (max 1 page)

  • Brief statement of motivation
  • What your expertise is?
  • How does it fit with our research?
  • What your additional value will be to our research? 
  • When you have selected “other” in the question about the research themes, pay extra attention to how your topic will match with our research.

Writing sample - for example a chapter of your Master Thesis or a published paper, preferably on a topic relevant for your position


Proof of English proficiency

Proof of English proficiency - more information


Proof of livelihood - Upload a bank statement or scholarship contract showing you have sufficient money to provide for your cost of living in the Netherlands. The IND requirement for 1 person is: € 1.250 x 48 months = 60.000 euro total. For a family this is: € 1.750 x 48 months = 84.000 euro total. 


References - Please provide contact information for 3 references.


* mandatory