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Engineering sciences

The information below concerns general application. It is also possible to apply for scholarship in engineering from the separate Foundations and post doc scholarships listed under the header Documents to the right.

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.

Available funding for 2016: SEK 40 000

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2016

More information under the heading Documents to the right

Stiftelsen P E Lindahls stipendiefond

Scholarships are awarded for scientific studies or continuing practical training within or outside Sweden. Six scholarships, each worth SEK 100 000, are divided between the humanities (2), medicine (2) and natural sciences (2). The amount applied for must be exactly SEK 100 000 per application.

There is important information about eligibility requirements and the application process under the heading Documents to the right.

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2016

Stiftelsen Claes Adelskölds medalj- och stipendiefond

Available funding 2016: SEK 150 000

Closing dates för applications: 31 August 2016

Scholarships can be granted to doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers. In the latter category, applicants who were awarded a PhD in the past five years are prioritised. Scholarships of more than SEK 100,000 are only granted in exceptional cases. Scholarships are awarded for a maximum period of one year.

The scholarships are intended for practical engineering studies abroad. Applicants must be a Swedish citizen, no more than 30 years old, possess the necessary knowledge of  the English, German or French languages and have theoretical knowledge and practical experience in their branch of the engineering profession.

Scholarships are not granted for conferences or projects that have been completed by the time the decision is made, which is about three months after the end of the application period.

Provide the name of the head of the institute/faculty, and support your application by appending documents such as invitations, a letter from your supervisor and/or letters of recommendation. Doctoral students must state their supervisor’s name.


A link to the web-based application system is provided below. When the application period opens, create an account, provide personal and application information, and upload the necessary documents as digital copies. Finally, print out the first page of the application, sign it, get it signed by the head of the institute/faculty and send it to the address specified on the first page. The form must be received by the Academy no later than 7 days after the application deadline.

The announcement is called Stiftelsen Claes Adelskölds medalj- och stipendiefond in the application system.

Supplementary material submitted separately, incomplete applications and/or faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. Application documents will not be returned.


Around three months after the end of the application period, it will be possible for all applicants to see which applications were successful via their web accounts. Only applicants who are awarded funding will be contacted in writing by the Academy.

General announcement for Engineering sciences

Next call opens in May 2017

More information

To the application site 


Peter Brandén
Scholarship Administrator
+46 8 673 95 00