Guest Scholarship Programme for Post-doctoral Research in Sweden

Swedish Government
PostDoc Research

Deadline: 2 February 2014
Study in:  Sweden
Course starts September 2014



Brief description:

The programme aims at strengthening and developing research relevant to capacity building and fighting poverty in programme countries.  The programme provides researchers with a PhD degree with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities and research institutes. Priority will be given to applicants with a PhD degree from 2009 or later.

Host Institution(s):

Accredited academic institutions and universities in Sweden

Field of study:

The following disciplines only are eligible during this call for applications:

•  Agricultural Sciences
•  Natural Sciences
•  Technology
•  Environmental Science related to Agricultural Sciences or Natural Sciences or Technology

Number of Awards:

About 20 scholarships are offered for the academic year 2014/2015.

Target group:

The programme is targeted at candidates from the following countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship amounts to SEK 18,000 per month. The scholarship includes one travel grant of SEK 15,000 and insurance coverage. The scholarship cannot be prolonged or extended.

Eligibility:

The scholarships are intended for holders of a PhD degree within any of the above-mentioned disciplines eligible for 2014/2015 for full-time research in Sweden. The applicant is not eligible for this scholarship if any of the following is true:

•  Has already lived in Sweden for two or more years when the scholarship period is due to begin.
• Already has a Swedish permanent residence permit.

Applicants who have previously been awarded a scholarship from SI for study or research at a Swedish university will not be given priority.

Application instructions:

Read the application instructions here.  For 2014/2015, the deadline for applications is 2 February 2014.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.studyinsweden.se/Scholarships/SI-scholarships/Guest-Scholarship-Program/

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