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Apply for grants and scholarships

On this webpage, we publish calls for research funding that come to the attention of the Faculty Office.

Apply for university-wide funds for infrastructure

Lund University is announcing funding for research infrastructure. The application deadline is 1 March. The call will be published on the university-wide research board webpage.

Download the application template for funding for infrastructure (Word, 43 kB, new tab)

The university-wide research board webpage on the LU Staff Pages

Apply for funding for infrastructure at the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is announcing funding for research infrastructure. The application deadline is 1 March.

Read the call for funding for infrastructure (PDF, 158 kB, new tab)

Download the application template for funding for infrastructure (Word, 43 kB, new tab)

Apply for STINT funding for educational collaborations with higher education institutions abroad

The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) is calling for applications for funding with an aim to internationalise and renew higher education at Swedish higher education institutions primarily in the first and second cycles, but also in the third cycle. Please note that the faculty has internal management rules for applications. Applications are to be sent to Marie Brink (marie [dot] brink [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se) by 18 February.

Read the call for funding for educational collaborations with higher education institutions abroad –stint.se

Nominate candidates for the Lund University Agenda 2030 prize

The prize rewards early-career researchers who are conducting innovative and interdisciplinary research on sustainable development. The prize amounts to SEK 25 000.

The deadline for nominations is 1 February.

Nominate candidates for the Lund University Agenda 2030 prize on the Sustainability Forum website

Apply for grants for Swedish-Israeli research collaboration

The Strategic Research Foundation (SSF) and the Israeli Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Technology are investing SEK 50 million on applied research projects involving research teams in Sweden and Israel.

The application deadline is 21 February.

Apply for grants for Swedish-Israeli research collaboration on the SSF website

Nominate candidates to the Hugo Theorell Prize 2022

The prize is awarded to a successful young researcher who is active in biophysics in Sweden and has not turned 45 during the year of the award. In addition to a diploma, the award also includes a prize of SEK 5 000.

The deadline for nominations is 14 February.

Nominate to the Hugo Theorell Prize on The Swedish Chemical Society website

Nominate candidates to the Svedberg Prize 2022

The prize is awarded to a successful biochemist or molecular biologist who is active in Sweden and who has not turned 40 during the year of the award. In addition to a medal, the award also includes a prize of SEK 40 000.

The deadline for nominations is 14 February.

Nominate to the Svedberg Prize on The Swedish Chemical Society website

Scholarships from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is calling for applications for several different scholarships in science subjects.

The deadline for applications is either 3 January or 15 January.

Read the call for applications on the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences website

Grants from the Crafoord Foundation

The Crafoord Foundation is announcing grants primarily for one-year research projects. The foundation can, however, also approve a more long-term support for 2–4 years as well as a larger grant.

The deadline for applications is 3 February.

Read the call for applications on the Crafoord Foundation website

Scholarships for stays in Japan

The Foundation for the Internationalisation of Higher Education and Research (STINT) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) are announcing the following funding for research stays in Japan.

Summer Programme 2022

Applicants must be doctoral students or recent doctoral graduates.

The application deadline is 14 January.

Read the call for applications to the Summer Programme on the STINT website

Apply for funding from Erasmus+ for staff training, travel and teaching staff mobility

University staff can apply for the following funding from Erasmus+:

Funding for equal opportunities initiatives

The University wants to stimulate work for equal opportunities and has announced the following funding:

  • Funding for visiting professors of the underrepresented gender. The application deadline is 31 January.
  • Funding for initiatives regarding equal opportunities, gender quality and preventive work against discrimination within Lund University. The application deadline is 31 January.

Funding for equal opportunities initiatives on the Staff Pages

Lennander Foundation scholarships for early-career researchers  

The Lennander Foundation has announced six scholarships each worth SEK 300 000 to promote research in science and medicine. The scholarships are intended for Swedish early-career researchers – primarily those recently awarded a PhD who have no means of support as well as doctoral students in the final phase of their studies.

The application deadline is 26 January.

Apply for a Lennander Foundation scholarship via the Uppsala University website (log in as Lund University)

Project funding from the Wallenberg Foundations

The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation have announced funding for projects of high scientific potential. The foundations’ calls for applications include regular projects as well as applications within the foundations’ targeted grants relating to a sustainable society. Projects in the targeted call for applications are to be on the boundary between ecology, economics and other social sciences with an aim to increase understanding of the interaction between ecology, climate and social and economic development in relation to a long-term sustainable society. The application deadline is 1 April 2022. Please note that the University has internal management rules for applications.

Apply for KAW funding for research projects with high potential

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is calling for applications for funding for research projects of high scientific potential. The application deadline is 1 February 2022. Please note that Lund University has internal management rules with internal deadlines.

More funding opportunities


Research funding


Funding mobility

Teachers:

  • Erasmus+ teaching staff mobility within Europe
  • Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM)
  • EURAXESS
  • Linnaeus-Palme partnerships
  • STINT Teaching Sabbatical

Funding mobility – staff.lu.se

Researchers:

  • ACCESS - Travel grants for collaboration in Chile
  • Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM)
  • EURAXESS
  • KAW Travel grants for contact trips outside Europe for junior researchers
  • MIRAI 2.0 - Travel grants for collaboration in Japan
  • SASUF - Travel grants for collaboration in South Africa
  • STINT Teaching Sabbatical
  • Travel and research grants (Endowment Administration)

Funding mobility – staff.lu.se

Staff (teachers, doctoral students, researchers and administrative staff):

  • Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM)
  • Erasmus+ staff training within Europe
  • Erasmus+ travel grants within Europe
  • EURAXESS
  • Linnaeus-Palme planning

Funding mobility – staff.lu.se


Funding collaborations

  • Erasmus+
  • Linnaeus-Palme
  • Nordplus
  • STINT Strategic Grants for Internationalisation

Funding collaborations – sftaff.lu.se