Call for Proposals: RMeS PhD Workshop Grant

RMeS PhD Workshop Grant

The RMeS PhD Grant enables advanced PhD-candidates or recently graduated PhDs to organize a workshop around their own research and share their expertise with a new generation of scholars. The workshop is to center on the theme of the recipient’s dissertation or their current research project. The Grant is intended to acknowledge original and innovative contributions to the field of media studies and to highlight the work of talented scholars at the beginning of their careers.

The grant provides a maximum of €1000 to cover costs for organizing the event (e.g., catering, travel and accommodation for any guest speakers), including a personal fee of €250. Applicants are encouraged to invite leading scholars in their field as guest speakers.


Candidates are to submit a short workshop proposal (including an estimate of the expected costs) to The RMeS Advisory Board, in consultation with the RMeS PhD council, will select a shortlist of candidates, after which the former will pick the grantee.
The workshop is intended for PhD Candidates and RMa Students. Attendees must earn 1 EC through attendance and an assignment. This assignment is to be designed and graded by the organizer, and supervised by a professor in order to guarantee the quality of the workshop. Formal requirements for the workshop and the assignment will be sent upon request.
Recipients must be RMeS-members* who are in the final stages of their PhD-project or have obtained their PhD no longer than four years ago. (* they must be or have been RMeS PhD-candidates)
Send your proposal before October 15, 2022. The Workshop will be scheduled for the educational programme 2022-2023, in consultation with RMeS.

Former recipients of the RMeS PhD Workshop Grant:

Dr Rik Smit (RUG)
Dr Leonieke Bolderman (RUG)
Dr Simone Driessen (EUR)
Dr Rick Spanjers (UvA/UU)
Dr Anouk Mols (EUR)