General announcement for astronomy and space science

Scholarships worth up to a maximum of SEK 100,000 can be granted to doctoral students and researchers. In the latter category, applicants who received a PhD in the past five years are prioritised. OH (Overhead/Administration costs) will not be accepted.

Scholarships are not granted for purposes that have been completed by the time the decision is made, which takes 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. Upload all documents in PDF format.

Available funding 2022: SEK 981,000

Application period: 15 April–31 August 2022


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 DPF format. NOTE! Application must be made in English.

The announcement is called Astronomy and Space sciences 2022 in the application system.

Supplementary material submitted separately, incomplete applications and/or emailed applications will not be taken in consideration. Application documents will not be returned.


All applicants will be notified by email if their application has been approved or rejected approximately three months after the application deadline. The information will also be available on the applicant’s web account.