Anna-Greta and Holger Crafoord´s Fund – Mathematics and Astronomy 2024

Anna-Greta and Holger Crafoord´s Fund awards each year an international prize to distinguished scientists and scholarships or grants to researchers or institutions in Sweden.

The purpose of the Fund is to promote basic research in Sweden and internationally in the following disciplines, in accordance with a set scheme:

  • Astronomy and Mathematics
  • Geosciences
  • Biosciences, with particular emphasis on ecology
  • Polyarthritis (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis)

Scholarships and grants for researchers

In 2024, up to 6 scholarships and grants are announced.

  • Mathematics – 3 scholarships in the field of algebraic geometry and Kähler geometry.
  • Astronomy – 3 scholarships in the field of solar and stellar physics.

Scholarships and grants can be awarded for scientific equipment, scientific activities, publication of scientific papers, scientific conferences and symposia, invitation of foreign visiting researchers, study tours abroad for Swedish researchers, or for activities promoting research within the specified area.

The Academy will prioritize applicants who are active researchers in Sweden and who has been awarded a PhD degree in the past 10 years.

Doctoral students must attach a signed approval from their supervisor. Researchers with a PhD must attach a signed approval from the head of department, verifying that the applicant belongs to the department, or will be if the application is granted. The applicant may also attach additional documents, such as letters of recommendations, invitations to another institution or other documents that may strengthen the application.

Available funding 2024, mathematics: SEK 825,000.
Available funding 2024, astronomy: SEK 825,000.


A link to the application system is provided below during the application period. When the application period opens, create an account, provide personal and application information, and upload the necessary documents in PDF format.

The announcement is called Stiftelsen Anna-Greta och Holger Crafoords fond, in the application system.

Closing date for applications: 4 March 2024.

To the application site


The applicant will receive an a-mail.

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

Applicants awarded a grant or scholarship will be recognized and assigned a personal diploma at the 2024 Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, 16 May.