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Apply for grants and scholarships

Here we publish calls for proposals that come to the attention of the Faculty Office. You can find more calls for proposals on:

Apply for infrastructure funding from the Faculty of Science

The Science Faculty infrastructure grants are now open for application. Deadline for appications is 1 March 2018.
Announcement and instructions for applicants (Swedish only) (PDF, 232 kb, New window)

Apply for travels grants for junior researchers

The Royal Physiographic Society of Lund is offering travel grants to junior researchers. The application deadline is 28 February.
Read more and apply

Workshop in preparation of applying for ERC Advanced Grants

Research Services are inviting you all to a workshop to prepare you for applying for an ERC Advanced Grant (application period 17 May–30 August 2018). The workshop will take place on 26 April 8:30–12:30 in the auditorium at the Pufendorf Institute, Biskopsgatan 3. There will also be opportunity for individual consultations.
Read more and register for the workshop

Apply for scholarships for research stays in Japan

Doctoral students and postdocs can apply for scholarships from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to finance research stays in Japan. The application deadline is in February.
Read more and apply

Nominate candidates for Wallenberg Scholars funding

Lund University has been invited to nominate candidates for Wallenberg Scholars funding. As previously, the funding constitutes five years of freely available support for the individual’s research, but now with SEK 4 million per year and per researcher. As previously, the vice-chancellor nominates the candidates, so LU’s Research Services have produced internal management rules for the nomination process within LU (see document below).

Nomination proposals must follow the instructions in appendix 1 of the internal management rules and be emailed as a compiled PDF file (as per the instructions) to Tobias Nilsson (tobias [dot] nilsson [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se) at the faculty office by 18 December.

One specific requirement in the faculty’s processing is that each nomination proposal must be accompanied by a co-financing statement (see document below), signed by the head of the proposed candidate’s department. The internal management rules provide further information on general terms and conditions, who is eligible for nomination, etc.

Proposals for candidates can be submitted to the faculty both by departments and by individual researchers. The departments are thus not expected to rank any proposals, but only to support submitted proposals through co-financing statements signed by the relevant head of department. Any questions concerning the management of nominations can be addressed to the incoming pro dean Anders Tunlid (anders [dot] tunlid [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se).

Apply for LU funding for gender equality initiatives

Lund University has announced funding for initiatives aiming to promote gender equality and equal opportunities and counteract discrimination within the University. The application deadline is 1 February.
Read more and apply on LU Staff Pages

Apply for grants from National Geographic

Researchers resident in Northern Europe can apply for grants from National Geographic through the Global Exploration Fund. The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest non-profit organisations in science and education. Over 126 years, National Geographic has supported thousands of researchers, adventurers and conservationists. Their efforts, images and experiences have inspired and helped people to understand how serious the global challenges are.
More information on National Geographic's website

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Tobias Nilsson
Scientific Officer
046-222 71 82
tobias [dot] nilsson [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se

Faculty of Science
Visiting address: Sölvegatan 27, 222 62 Lund
Internal mail code: HS 39
Mailing address: Box 118, 221 00 Lund
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Email: kansli [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se

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