The Marina van Damme Grant is awarded each year to talented female alumni from Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, the University of Twente or Wageningen University. The grant consists of a grant of €9000,- and an award. This grant is made possible thanks to Dr. ir. Marina van Damme. Marina van Damme obtained her Master’s degree at TU Delft in 1953 and she was the first female student to obtain her PhD at the former Technical University College Twente in 1965.