The information below concerns general application. It is also possible to apply for scholarship in boisciences from the separate foundations, postdoc-scholarships and exchange programmes listed under the header Documents to the right.
Post Doc Scholarship and Research Exchange to Japan FY 2013
The call for Post doc short term is open until 7 March 2013. The call for Post doc standard is open until 26 April 2013 and the call for Research Exchange is open until 2 April 2013.
For more information, please read under the heading Publications to the right.
Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences
To support internationalisation and scientific renewal at the Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences.
Next call will open in september 2013
Closing date: 15 November 2013. For more information, please read under the heading Publications to the right.
The Margit Althin Scholarship Fund
The scientific fields Geography and Biology.
Next call will open in October 2013
Application deadline: 31 January 2014. For more information, please read under the heading "Publications" to the right.
General announcement for Biosciences
Available funds 2013: SEK 1 769 000
Scholarships up to a SEK 100,000 maximum will be allocated to scientists without a post doctoral degree. Postdoctoral researchers who gained their PhDs in 2007 or later will 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.
Within Biosciences, special funds have been allocated for:
- research on composite plants, especially the genus Hieracium (‘hieraciology’)
- studies of mosses and lichens (in Sweden, especially the counties of Västmanland, Värmland and Dalarna)
- studies of Salix (willow) forms
- travel for entomological research
- travel in Sweden for studies of lower invertebrates
- travel in Sweden for ornithological research
- travel in Sweden for plant geographical studies
- travel in botanical purpose to Brazil or other inter-tropical country
Please, mention in the the project title if the application refers to one of the above mentioned special topics.
Rules for individual applicants
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 supervisor or head of the institute concerned and send it to the address specified on the form. 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 August 2013.
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.