Foundation for Geriatric Diseases at Karolinska Institutet

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The Board of Research hereby invites applications for grants from the Foundation for Geriatric Diseases at Karolinska Institutet.

Purpose

The purpose of the foundation is to promote research on geriatric diseases in the fields of dementia and atherosclerosis.

Eligibility

Eligible to apply are researchers, affiliated to Karolinska Institutet, and with a doctoral degree earned no more than 7 years ago. The time limit may be extended with a maximum of 24 months (equivalent to full-time) compensating for clinical activity, parental leave, military service or long-term sick leave.

Amount

Awarded grants varies between 40,000 and 130,000 SEK per person.

Application

Applications must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, April 3 – 17, 2018. The application period closes 2.00 pm.

Decision

Decision of grant will be taken by the Board of Research. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in September.

Reports

As from 2018, a report on the usage of the granted funds will be required. After the end of the term, you will need to login to Prisma and confirm whether you have used the money, or at least have started using the money, or not. If you have not used the money at all during the disposition period, these should be returned to the Foundations and Funds.

Reports are submitted via Prisma about 12 months after the money has been paid, except for travel benefits where reporting takes place approximately one month after the end of the term. You will receive an email notification when it is time to report.

Contact 

For questions regarding this call please e-mail: fonder@ki.se