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Geosciences including geography

The information below concerns general application. It is also possible to apply for scholarships in Geosciences from the separate Foundations listed below.

General announcement for Geosciences including geography

Amount available for allocation in 2017: SEK 344 000.

Application deadline: 31 January 2017.

Scholarships worth up to a maximum of SEK 50,000 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 are payable for a maximum period of one year.

Of the available funding SEK 40 000 is specifically intended for scientific surveys in the field of Physical Geography in Sweden, preferably in the Sarek mountain region.

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 Geosciences 2017 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.

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 2017.

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 2017.

More information

To the application site 


Peter Brandén
Scholarship Administrator
+46 8 673 95 00