KI Foundation for Virus Research

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The Board of Research hereby invites applications for travel grants from the Foundation for Virus Research, whose purpose is to promote research at Karolinska Institutet in the field of virology.


The purpose of the foundation is to promote virus research at Karolinska Institutet, primarily by young researchers without appointments. Grants may be awarded for taking study trips and participation in conventions during the current year. In exceptional cases, grants may also be awarded for equipment and operational costs.


Registered doctoral students, as well as researchers who have earned a doctoral degree within the past three years, are eligible to apply. Doctoral students are given priority.


Awarded grants varies between 10,000 and 30,000 SEK per person.


The application must be submitted digitally. The form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, January 24 – February 7, 2017. The application period closes 2.00 pm.


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


Application forms are to be accompanied by the one or more of the following documents:

  1. Abstract
  2. Confirmation that an abstract has been submitted or accepted
  3. Personal invitation to a congress or institution
  4. For doctorial students a letter from the supervisor confirming the purpose of the trip, and the role of the applicant on this trip. An extract confirming that the half-time review is completed or an extract from Ladok must be attached. 


For questions regarding this call please e-mail: