Note: No grants will be paid out under this call due to a new Government decision

On 22 June, the Government decided that the Swedish Research Council shall no longer fund development research. The decision means that we will not be funding any new grants in development research in 2023, and that all received applications are dismissed.

Read more about the decision

Closed call

15 March - 18 April 2023

Research project grant within development research

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. Project grants in development research are funded by the Government’s development aid funds, and the research shall be of particular relevance to the fight against poverty and for sustainable development in least developed countries.

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Development Research

Focus: Development Research

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 and maximum 1 500 000 SEK per year, however maximum 4 500 000 SEK in total if the application covers 4 years.

Start of grant period: January 2024

Application period: 15 March 2023 (14.00/2 pm) – 18 April 2023 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than December 2023

Please note:

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..