Fellowship 2018-2022

The Matrix-Q Research Institute, division of the Stichting Luis Daniel Maldonado Fonken,  invites researchers from the Netherlands, Benelux, Europe and Asia and any of other country to engage into acquisition of knowledge, tools and skills on Matrix-Q multidisciplinary fields of research and study. 

The Fellowship program includes a CxO Program (Holistic Systemic & Strategic Management) integrated to multidisciplinary scientific research and SDG projects, with focus on Matrix-Q Knowledge, applications, innovation, tools and skills. For more details please contact us. 


The Matrix-Q CxO Program Fellowship 2018-2022 is provided to candidates of multidisciplinary studies,  research, development and innovation learning programs provided by the Matrix-Q Research Institute (ONLY).

The fellowship is offered only to intentional students of the CxO Program, which is a multidisciplinary training program, and has several fields of study, licenses and research programs associated.

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FIELDS [ The CxO Program offers Multidisciplinary studies]

Beneficiaries will be able to join the CxO Program and complete training programs and learning modules, certificates and licenses,  with Matrix-Q Knowledge and Skills content relevant for the following fields of expertise :

  • Holistic Systemic & Strategic Management
  • Matrix-Q Multidisciplinary scientific research and innovation
  • Matrix-Q  SDG Projects
  • Matrix-Q Knowledge, applications, tools and skills.

Multidisciplinary Fields of Study

Researchers in the following fields of study:

  • City Management
  • Arts and humanities
  • Business administration and management
  • Communication
  • Education and teacher training
  • Engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Fine and applied arts
  • Leadership
  • Coaching & Consultancy training
  • Sustainable Development (Sustainable Development Goals, SDG 2030)
  • Peace & Non Violence
  • Gender
  • Family
  • Mathematics and computer science
  • Medical and health sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Service, tourism and leisure
  • Social and behavioural sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mathematics

Within the frame and context of research projects, application and experiential projects, R&D and start ups, of the Stichting Luis Daniel Maldonado Fonken.

For which the CxO Program offers a complete training program.

See article: 206 new job positions created by the Matrix-Q Research Institute


Only those interested to complete studies, research and development, innovation or entrepreneurship programs at the Matrix-Q Research Institute in the Netherlands, which are provided only through the CxO Program. (

As well candidates must join an evaluation program, which includes online assessment, tasks and eventually also projects, and a gamified learning program, which as a result will provide a rank through a score card and possibilities for our organization to make a choice on the ideal eligible candidates.

The evaluation on eligibility may take, according to case between 81 days to 729 days.

In the case an eligible candidate receives a grant, the eligibility status must not change along the time the candidate is making use of the grant. For example while participating in the learning program, the Matrix-Q Research Institute expects a certain level of performance, achievement and rank status, learning curve, and development process, for the beneficiary to keep or hold the eligibility status.

In those cases alternative paths may be suggested, if apply, according to case, for the students to complete the CxO Program. (Please contact us for more details, after completing your intentional application)


The evaluation process may take between 81 and 729 days. If candidates are wishing to join the CxO Program in 2019, they should apply in 2018.

The eligible candidates may would like to start studies in the Matrix-Q Research Institute in the year 2020, for example, should apply, complete the evaluation process for the status of eligibility, and complete successfully the final selection process.

For the list of training programs available please contact the Matrix-Q Research Institute: or visit the CXO Program site:


Candidates should send an application letter in PDF format describing their interest into the Matrix-Q Knowledge and skills, body of work, and specific training programs, licenses or certificates, and the nature of their interest to participate in the CXO Program ( As well candidates should send a 1 min video clip, introducing themselves.

After a first evaluation, eligible candidates will be invited to an online interview, and as next step to join an online evaluation program.

Those candidates that completed the online evaluation program successfully may be invited for a final evaluation stage in the Netherlands or online.


The value of the individual grant may vary from 9000.00 EUR to 81000.00 EUR.

The grant covers only education services fees, requested by the Matrix-Q Research Institute for its standard training programs. The Matrix-Q Research Institute wishes to offer up to 26 grants per year, to eligible candidates that are capable to keep their status of eligibility also along the process of completion of the training program. [ upto 2 106 000,00 EUR per year ]


There are no extra benefits.

The fellowship includes only the education fees (standard fees) requested by the Matrix-Q Research Institute necessary to provide the services to its own students.

Other needs and expenses necessary for the student to participate in the program, like travel, accommodation, food, transport, travel permits, materials and others; must be covered by the student him/herself or any other form of financial aid organized by the student him/herself.

INFORMATION, CxO Program Content

Every year a CxO Program will be announced, scheduled, and candidates may apply for specific licenses, R&D Research and Development Programs, or Entrepreneurship programs, start ups.

It is important candidates to be well informed on the content of the CxO Training Program, scheduled every season or year, and the knowledge and skills that would be acquired through the CxO Program.

The CxO Program is a general and foundation program which provides multidisciplinary training in the body of knowledge and skills provided by the Matrix-Q Research Institute.


Stichting Luis Daniel Maldonado Fonken, division [Research & Development] The Matrix-Q Research Institute