Seed & Breed Grant

A LUCIS Seed & Breed Grant is intended to support and stimulate LUCIS members in writing and submitting a research proposal for national or international funding. This support includes funding up to € 10.000 as well as assistance by a student-assistant of LUCIS (1 day per week for a full academic year). The annual deadline for application is 1 May.

Seed & Breed Grant

This support includes funding up to € 10.000 for the organization of two workshops or expert meetings with colleagues in the field to discuss a particular call for proposals. In addition, a grantee will be assisted in his/her regular duties by a student-assistant (one day per week for a full academic year).


The LUCIS Seed & Breed grant will be awarded once a year. Funding and student-assistance will be available for one academic year (1 September – 31 August). The deadline for submitting your application is 1 May. Decisions will be announced before 1 June.

General requirements and eligibility

• Applications are open only to LUCIS members. Not yet a LUCIS member? Click here.
• Grantees are required to submit a report after the end of their Seed & Breed Grant period.

Evaluation of proposals

Proposals will be evaluated primarily in terms of innovative potential, multi-disciplinary, cross-regional or cross-temporal integration and academic excellence. Applications for a LUCIS Seed and Breed Grant will be reviewed by the LUCIs steering committee as well as by external referees.

Application form

An application form for a LUCIS Seed & Breed Grant can be downloaded here (Word document). Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Laatst Gewijzigd: 10-12-2015