The information below concerns general application. It is also possible to apply for scholarship in social siences 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.
General announcement for Social sciences
Available funding 2015: SEK 1 154 000
Closing date for applications: 31 August 2015.
Scholarships worth up to a maximum of SEK 100,000 can be granted to doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers can be granted a maximum of SEK 300,000. In the latter category, applicants who were awarded a PhD in the past five years are prioritised. Scholarships are awarded for a maximum period of one year.
Of the available funds, SEK 700,000 is intended for economics.
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 Social science 2015 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.
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