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
Scholarships for research periods in Japan (Postdoctoral Fellowships). Next call will open in the end of 2015.
General announcement for Astronomy and space science
Next call will open in september 2015
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2016.
Scholarships up to a SEK 100,000 maximum can be allocated to PhD students. Postdoctoral researchers can be allocated up to SEK 300,000, payable for a maximum of one year.
The institutes of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences can apply for a two-year grant of up to SEK 600,000 for the purpose of researcher recruitment. This grant is applied for by the director of the institute concerned. An application of this kind may be submitted every two years.
Rules for PhD students and researchers
A link to the application site is provided below. In the system, the user can create an account, enter personal particulars and upload the requisite annexes in electronic form. Finally, the user shall print out a form, sign it, get it attested by the head of the institute concerned and send it to the address specified on the form. The form shall arrive at the academy no later than seven days after the closing date for applications. Please note that you must submit the application electronically first, before you can print out the form for signing.
Rules for the institutes of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
A link to the web-based application system is provided below. In the system, the user can create an account, enter the institute’s particulars and upload the application annexes in electronic form. Finally, the user shall print out a form, get it signed by the head of the institute and send it to the address specified on the form. Please note that the application must be submitted electronically first, before it can be printed out for signing.
Supplementary material submitted separately, incomplete applications and/or faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. Application documents will not be returned.
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2014.
About three months after the application period ends, all applicants can see, through their web accounts, which applicants have been successful. During the application process, applicants can also see the progress of their applications. Only applicants who are awarded Scholarships or grants will be contacted in writing by the Academy.
We have changed to a new application system. Follow the link below to the new system. There you can create a new account. If you have an account in the old system, you still have to create a new one. But please use the same email address as to the old account.
To the application site