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

Biosciences

The information below concerns general application. It is also possible to apply for scholarships in the biosciences 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.

The Müller travel grant 

The grant awards scholarships to Swedish and Israeli researchers to stay in Israel or Sweden for at least one and a maximum of 12 months. Travel expenses to and from the host country can also be covered.

For more information, please read under the heading Publications to the right.

Available funding 2014: 150 000 SEK.

Closing date for applications: 16 May 2014

General announcement for Biosciences

Scholarships up to a SEK 100,000 maximum will be allocated to scientists without a 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 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences prioritize applicants with PhDs in the past five years, but previously defended are also welcome to apply for funding. 

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.

Application

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 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.

Next call will open in May 2014. 

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2014.

Allocation

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.

More information

To the application site

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