Closed call

15 March - 18 April 2023

Starting grant within educational sciences

The aim of the grant is to give junior researchers the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers in Sweden.

Support form: Career support

Subject area: Educational Sciences

Focus: Undirected in Educational Sciences

Applicant: Individual researcher who completed a doctoral degree more than 2 years ago and up to 7 years ago.

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 4 years

Grant amount: Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, max 1 000 000 SEK per year.

Budgetary framework: At least three grants may be awarded

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 the beginning of November 2023

Please note:

  • As from 2023, all who are awarded a career grant must validate their doctoral degrees. If you have a Swedish doctoral degree, you can validate it easily before you send in your application. Read more in Prisma’s user support External link, opens in new window. about how to validate your doctoral degree via Ladok.
  • You must justify in your research plan how your stated activity level (which must be a minimum of 50 per cent of a full-time equivalent) is suited to the implementation of the research project. Furthermore, we also ask you to describe the management of risks or obstacles to the implementation of the research plan.
  • To enable the implementation and merits to be assessed, the competence to be contributed by any doctoral students to the project shall be stated in the research plan and/or the justification of the budget.
  • Read here for information on project collaboration with researchers in Russia and Belarus Opens in new window.

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Calls educational sciences

+46 (0)8 546 44 053

Specific instructions for the call

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