Guest Scholarship Programme for Post-doctoral Research in Sweden

Swedish Government
PostDoc Research

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

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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

The next call for applications for the academic year 2015/2016 will be open for the following disciplines only:

•  Business and Social Sciences
•  Health and Medicine
•  Environmental Science related to Social Sciences

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.


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:

There will be no call for applications for scholarships within the Guest Scholarship Programme for the academic year 2015/2016.

For 2014/2015, the deadline for applications was 2 February 2014.  It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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