KI Research Foundation Grants 2018 - 2019

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The Board of Research announces grants for research projects from Karolinska Institutet’s Research Foundation Grants.

Eligibility

Eligible to apply are all scientists with a PhD or visiting scientists, affiliated to Karolinska Institutet.

Amount

Awarded grants varies between 20,000 and 50,000 SEK per person and year.

Special grants for younger scientists

In addition to the general grants, special grants are available for junior researchers, establishing their own research projects. The grant amounts to 100,000 SEK total and spread over 2 years and per grant holder. Eligible to receive special grants are scientists who defended their thesis during the last 7 years, i.e. (from 2011 onwards). 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. 

No separate application is requested. The top applications from junior researchers within respective research area can be eligible for the special grant. 

The special grant can only be awarded once.

Application

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

The description of the research programme in the application should be no more than 4,000 characters, which is equivalent to approx. 1 A4 page. No attachments are required.

The review group also includes non-Swedish reviewers. In order to ensure that the scientific evaluation of the applications is done in an equivalent and efficient manner, we ask you to write your application in English.

In this call, you have to choose right review group. The groups are divided by main area so it is important that you choose the same review group as the main area.

Decision

The decision is made by the Board of Research and regards funding for two years. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in mid-November.

Evaluation criteria

Each individual research project will be evaluated according to the following evaluation criteria:

  1. The research programme
  2. Publications
  3. The applicant’s role as supervisor of active doctoral students and postdocs during the last two years.

Contact

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