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News article13 October 2021

8356 project proposals have been submitted to the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships Call

8356 applicants from 46 countries have applied for funding under the HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01 call for proposals. The selection results will be announced in March 2022. 


Following the closure of the HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01call on 12 October 2021, funded under the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, we are glad to announce that 8356 project proposals have been submitted from 46 countries. This action has an available budget of €242 million.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships - European Fellowships : 7,519 proposals
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships - Global Fellowships: 837 proposals

Selection results of the Postdoctoral Fellowships Call will be announced in March 2022 and the grant agreement signature for successful projects is expected to take place in June 2022.

Project applications will be assessed from November 2021 until the end of February 2022 with the support of external independent expert evaluators, drawn from the European Commission’s database of experts.

The MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships strive to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, who wish to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, and international and intersectoral mobility.

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to excellent researchers of any nationality.


Publication date
13 October 2021