The Van de Sande fellowship focuses on the study of the history of pharmacy, botany and medicine. Proposals for the fellowship are welcomed by the board.
Like in 2012 publishing house Brill in Leiden sponsors the appointment of the so called 'Brill Fellows' of the Scaliger Institute. The Brill Fellow does research based on material available within the special collections of the UBL; where possible this research is in the field of one of the numerous publishing areas of publishing house Brill in the Humanities.
Since 2012 Elsevier is sponsoring the appointment of two Elsevier fellows at the Scaliger Institute of Leiden University Libraries. The Elsevier fellow does research based on material available within special collections of the university library and the Elsevier Heritage Collection. Scholars are invited to send in their proposals for a fellowship before 1 April 2015.