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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Danish Data Science Academy (DDSA) Visit Grants Scholarships

Updated: Jun 13


The Danish Data Science Academy (DDA)

invites students and researchers from all parts of the world to come visit a data science research environment in Denmark. The purpose of the DDSA Visit Grant is to attract students and early career researchers interested in forming a future DDSA fellowship application in collaboration with a potential supervisor from a Danish university or a Danish research institution.

In this article we provide you with essential details about this visit grant opportunity in Denmark.

 

DDSA Visit Grants overview

As part of the DDSA Fellowship Programme, the Danish Data Science Academy provides funding for national and international bachelor’s and master’s degree students, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to spend time with new research groups of interest in Denmark.


The purpose of the grant is to give students and young researchers the opportunity to form the basis for a future DDSA PhD or Postdoc fellowship application in collaboration with a potential supervisor from a Danish university or a Danish research institution.

 

DDSA Visit Grant Coverage

The grant contributes up to DKK 15,000 (Approximately $2200) to cover costs for travel, accommodation and related expenses.


• The grant does not cover salary, daily allowances, food expenses or local transportation.

 

Eligibility and Requirements

Application is open to Danish and international students on a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree programme, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. You must be enrolled or employed at a university at the time of the planned visit, or your visit must take place within in one year of having completed your enrolment or employment at the university.

 

Application Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:


  • The applicant’s motivation, scientific purpose and intended outcome of the visit to Denmark

  • Relevance of the applicant’s scientific profile towards the scope of the DDSA Fellowships

  • Letter of support from the host institution/host supervisor

 

How to apply?


• To be considered for the grant, Apply for funding in DDSA’s funding portal by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button.


• You must include a ‘Letter of Support’ from the host institution/host supervisor vouching for your scientific qualifications and the potential scientific outcome of the visit. Use the DDSA template provided here.

 

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