Closed call

09 February - 15 March 2022

Research project grant within humanities and social sciences

The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period.

Support form: Project support

Area: Humanities and Social Sciences

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 2023

Application period: 09 February 2022 (14.00/2 pm) – 15 March 2022 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of November 2022

Please note:

  • As part of a Government mandate to the Swedish Research Council, this year’s calls within humanities and social sciences also includes special funding for research into the Holocaust, antisemitism and victims of the Holocaust.
  • As from 2022, new criteria apply for approval of administrating organisations for grants awarded by the Swedish Research Council. You therefore need to make sure that your organisation fulfils the requirements and has been approved by us as an administrating organisations for calls issued after 1 January 2022.
  • For this call, the project period shall be a maximum of 3 years under normal circumstances. If your proposed project cannot be completed within a 3-year period, you may apply for 4 years. You must then specifically justify the need for a fourth project year in the research plan.
  • Please note also that the instructions for your description of ethical considerations in the application have changed as from this year. Furthermore, we also ask you to describe the management of risks or obstacles to the implementation of the research plan.
  • 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.
  • Added 11 March: This applies for collaborations with researchers in Russia and Belarus Opens in new window.

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Contact

Telephone hours are weekdays excluding public holidays 9.00-16.00 up to the call deadline.

Calls humanities and social sciences

ansokhs@vr.se

+46 (0)8 546 44 051

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..