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

Geosciences including geography

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

Post Doc Scholarships to Japan

Scholarships for research periods in Japan (Postdoctoral Fellowships). Next call will open in the end of 2015.

The Margit Althin Scholarship Fund

Available funds  can be granted for travels of Swedish geographers to countries outside Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Funds can also be granted for the scientific work on or presentation of material from such travels.

Next call will open in mid-October 2015.

Closing date for applications: 31 January 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 will open 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 will open in May 2016.

General announcement for Geosciences including geography

Next call will open in mid-October 2015

More information about the call will be published in October 2015


More information

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 


Peter Brandén
Scholarship Administrator
+46 8 673 95 00