KI Foundation Grants for Rheumatology Research

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The Board of Research hereby invites applications for joint research funding from KI’s Foundation for Rheumatology Research, the Alfhild Aquilin and Karl Bensen Memorial Foundation, and the Gösta and Karin Wahmans Memorial Foundation.


The purpose of these foundations is to support research within the field of rheumatology at Karolinska Institutet.


Eligible to apply are researchers, affiliated to Karolinska Institutet, and with a doctoral degree earned no more than 7 years ago (2011 and forward). 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.


Awarded grants varies between 100,000  and 300,000 SEK per person.


Applications must be submitted digitally. The online  form will be available in KI Prisma during the application period, October 3 – 17, 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 December.


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