"to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society"

Astronomy and space science

The information below concerns general application. It is also possible to apply for scholarship in astronomy and space science from the separate Foundations and post doc scholarships listed under the header Documents to the right.

Post Doc Scholarships to Japan

The calls for Post doc Short-term (1-12 months) and Post doc Standard (12-24 months)is open until 26 February 2016.

Post doc Standard
Announcement (Standard)
Information Sheet from JSPS (Standard)
Application form (Standard)

Postdoc Short-term:
Announcement (Short-term)
Information Sheet from JSPS (Short-term)
Application form (Short-term)

Stiftelsen P E Lindahls stipendiefond

Scholarships are awarded for scientific studies or continuing practical training within or outside Sweden. Six scholarships are divided between the humanities (2), medicine (2) and natural sciences (2).

Next  call opens May 2016.

Stiftelsen Nordenskjöldska Swedenborgsfonden

Scholarships and grants are awarded for research on Emanuel Swedenborg’s life and activities, or research in one of the fields to which Swedenborg was dedicated (mathematics, astronomy, geology, physiology, mechanics). Research into Swedenborg’s life and activities is prioritised.

Next call opens May 2016

General announcement for Astronomy and space science

Next call is scheduled to open in week 49. Application deadline will be 31 January 2016.

When it opens, it will be called Astronomy and Space sciences 2016 in the application system.

More information

To the application site 


Peter Brandén
Scholarship Administrator
+46 8 673 95 00