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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) 

Anna-Greta and Holger Crafoord´s Fund

Anna-Greta and Holger Crafoord´s Fund awards each year an international prize to distinguished scientists and scholarships or grants to researchers or institutions in Sweden.

In 2016, scholarships and grants are announced for researchers in Astronomy, in the field of “Physics and astrophysics in black holes and their environments”.

The announcement is called Crafoords fond Astronomy in the application system.

More information under the header Documents to the right

Available funding: SEK 200 000

Closing date for applications: 21 February 2016

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 in 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 in May 2016

General announcement for Astronomy and space science

Next call opens in October 2017.

More information

To the application site 


Peter Brandén
Scholarship Administrator
+46 8 673 95 00