Alex and Eva Wallström Foundation for scientific research and education

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Alex and Eva Wallström Foundation for scientific research and education hereby invites applications for medical research grants.


The purpose of the foundation is to support scientific research, instruction and education in the fields of rheumatism and cancer.


Researchers at the post-doctoral level who are at a stage between 3-5 years after earning their doctoral degree are eligible to apply. It is possible to extend the post-doctoral period with a maximum of 24 months (equivalent to full-time) compensating for clinical activity, parental leave, military service or long-term sick leave. The latter must be stated in the introduction to the project description. 

Grants may be awarded to the same project no more than three times. If you have been awarded a grant from the foundation previously, a progress report should be attached.


Awarded grants varies between 150,000 and 300,000 SEK per person.


The application must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, February 7 – 21, 2017. The application period closes 2.00 pm.

All applicants are asked to fill in - in the indicated field - who their main supervisor was during their doctoral studies.


Decision of grant will be taken by the Board of the Foundation. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in May, at the latest.

The recipients are expected to participate in a lunch together with the Foundation's board, which is usually held in late May.


Anyone who previously received a grant from the foundation for the same project must attach a progress report.


For questions regarding this call please e-mail: