Please note that the call text has been updated on 2 March. The following sentence has been added to the item Preliminary and previous results in the Research plan: "State also whether the project contributes further to research and scientific results from a grant awarded previously by the Swedish Research Council."

Closed call

10 February - 17 March 2021

Research project grant for research on civil society

The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate their own research idea, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The focus of this grant aims to support research on civil society.

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences

Focus: Civil society

Applicant: Individual researcher

Participating researchers: Up to 6 other researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 1–4 years

Grant amount: Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 1 700 000 SEK per year

Start of grant period: January 2022

Application period: 10 February 2021 (14.00/2 pm) – 17 March 2021 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of November 2021

Please note:

  • For this call, the project period shall in normal cases be a maximum of three years. If your proposed project period is longer, you must specifically justify the need for a fourth year.
  • As from 2020, you must explain in your research plan how your stated activity level is suited to the implementation of the research project.
  • You will need to have a data management plan Opens in new window. for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not send the plan to us, but according to our general grant terms and conditions, your administrating organisation must confirm that a data management plan will be in place when you start your project or equivalent, and also that the plan will be maintained.

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicants Opens in new window..