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Photo: AlumNode Project "Breaking the STEM Gap in Rural Africa"

Next Call 2021?

We open the next call by the end of March 2021. All necessary information for your appilcation will be provided then (FAQs, Guidlines for the Application, Budget Plan etc.). If you have questions beyond that you can ask the AlumNode team at anytime.

With the generous support of the Klaus Tschira Stiftung gGmbH and the Max Planck Society we will be able to fund another six (mainly interdisciplinary) projects of our alumni in the following categories:

  • Leadership & Career Development
  • Projects & Collaborations
  • Advocacy & Science Communication

Mix&Match: collaborate with your peers

In order to apply, you will have to collaborate with at least one more alumnus/alumna of the AlumNode network. As one of our alumni you can join the group "Mix&Match: Starting a Project with your Peer(s)" and find potential (team) members there.

Open call in March 2021

Do you have a project idea? We will inform you in the open call mid/end of March. Remember: The main project team must be made up of at least 2 AlumNode members who play an active role as team leaders throughout the project - starting in July 2021.

Alumni Projects by AlumNode members

From Interactive E-Learning to a STEM-Conference for Students

The first round of "Fund Your Project" for our alumni ended in September 2020. Our alumni have organized amazing projects based on their research fields or even beyond, reaching from workshops on "Mental Health in Academia" to the succsesful development of a device that tracks animals for farmers.


Find out more about the projects in the column on the right.

For questions on project funding please contact us:

The next call for applications (2021) will be announced here.

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