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 FY 2014
The second call for Post doc standard is open until 15 May 2014.
For more information, please read under the heading Publications to the right.
General announcement for Astronomy and space science
Next call will open: October 2015
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2016
Scholarships up to SEK 100,000 maximum can be allocated to to PhD students. and postdoctoral researchers can be allocated up to SEK 300,000. Applicants who gained their PhDs in the past five years are prioritized among the latter. Scholarships are payable for a maximum of one year.
Scholarships are not granted for conferences or projects already completed when the decision is made, which takes places about three months after the application deadline.
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.
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. The form shall arrive at the academy no later than seven days after the closing date for applications.
Supplementary material submitted separately, incomplete applications and/or faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. Application documents will not be returned.
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
If you have pending applications, you can still log in to the old system and see the progress of your application (until December 31). However, it is not possible to start new applications in the old application system.
To the old application site