Guest Scholarship Programme for Post-doctoral Research in Sweden

PostDoc Research
Sector: 
Last date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Country: 
India

Detailed Description

Brief description:

The programme aims at strengthening and developing research relevant to capacity building and fighting poverty in programme countries. The programme provides researchers with a PhD degree with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities and research institutes. Priority will be given to applicants with a PhD degree from 2009 or later.

Host Institution(s): Accredited academic institutions and universities in Sweden

Field of study: The following disciplines only are eligible during this call for applications:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Technology
  • Environmental Science related to Agricultural Sciences or Natural Sciences or Technology

The next call for applications for the academic year 2015/2016 will be open for the following disciplines only:

  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Health and Medicine
  • Environmental Science related to Social Sciences

Number of Awards: About 20 scholarships are offered for the academic year 2014/2015.

Target group:

  • The programme is targeted at candidates from the following countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
  • Scholarship value/inclusions:
  • The scholarship amounts to SEK 18,000 per month. The scholarship includes one travel grant of SEK 15,000 and insurance coverage. The scholarship cannot be prolonged or extended.

Eligibility:

The scholarships are intended for holders of a PhD degree within any of the above-mentioned disciplines eligible for 2014/2015 for full-time research in Sweden. The applicant is not eligible for this scholarship if any of the following is true:

  • Has already lived in Sweden for two or more years when the scholarship period is due to begin.
  • Already has a Swedish permanent residence permit.
  • Applicants who have previously been awarded a scholarship from SI for study or research at a Swedish university will not be given priority.

Application instructions:

  • There will be no call for applications for scholarships within the Guest Scholarship Programme for the academic year 2015/2016.
  • For 2014/2015, the deadline for applications was 2 February 2014. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.studyinsweden.se/Scholarships/SI-scholarships/Guest-Scholarship-Program/

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