Applications

Instructions

Below are instructions for the applications for research grants, travel grants and entrepreneurial scholarships from ÅForsk. It is important that you read the instructions before you begin the process. To apply, you must first register an account. A verification will be sent to you via email. Follow the instructions to complete the registrations.

After the account has been verified you are able to log in to 'My Pages'. From these pages you can start a new application. You can write your application in enlglish or swedish. The foundation only accepts digital applications from 2018 and forwards. Applications that are sent to ÅForsk in other ways will not be processed.

Research Grants

After the account has been verified you can access 'My Pages'. From these pages you can start a new application. You can write your application in swedish or english The foundation only accepts digital applications and you can only apply during the specific application periods. Applications that are sent to ÅForsk in other ways will not be processed.

ÅForsk usually decides on research grants within the interval of 200 kSEK - 1900 kSEK.

The application perioid starts 7 February and closes 7 March 2022.

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Travel Grants

Travel grants can be applied for for three purposes: Conferences abroad, Thesis abroad and Study visit abroad. We do not grant costs for any general living expenses (only accomodations). If you previously been awarded a scholarship from ÅForsk, you are unfortunately not able to apply again.

If a thesis is to be conducted with one or more partners, you need to specify whom you are completing the thesis with in the application form. You can only apply for upcoming activities. If you are applying for more than one activity, you need to make a seperate application for each specifik reason.

There are two application periods for travel grants, one in the beginning of the year and another in the beginning of fall. The closest application period starts 1 September 2021 and ends 30 September 2021.

The deadline for the application is 30 September 2021 23:59.

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Entrepreneurial grants

Now, entrepreneurs from all over Sweden can apply for ÅForsk's Entrepreneurial Scholarship, which is awarded in collaboration with Swedish Incubators & Science Parks. Sweden's 10 most innovative entrepreneurs will be presented on 22 April 2020 during the Swedish Innovation Day 2020 and will be awarded SEK 200,000 each.

Through the collaboration with Swedish Incubators & Science Parks and its network of innovation environments, ÅForsk finds tomorrow's most promising entrepreneurs. ÅForsk aims to work for research and development in areas such as energy, environment, sustainability, security, infrastructure and products from renewable raw materials.

Who can apply? The applicant entrepreneur must have a connection to a university environment, either as a student, a doctoral student, a researcher or as teacher. Both entrepreneurs who are in an incubator / science park and entrepreneurs who are not in any of the innovation environments are welcome to apply.

The application period starts January 11th to February 12th 2021.

For more information and application: https://www.sisp.se/start/åforsk-entreprenörsstipendium-2021