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External calls for applications for scholarships and grants

Open calls for applications

This list features selected external calls for applications that are sent to us – it should not be regarded as an exhaustive list. Please contact the scholarship/grant provider with any questions.

The John and Augusta Persson Foundation

Travel grants for translational/clinical cancer research at Lund University, with precedence given to junior researchers. Three copies of the application including the complete Abstract are to be sent by post (the entrance is locked) and must be received by 1 st of May 2023 at the latest. The application, including appendices, is to be stapled and sorted. Please note: no paper clips.

Application form - only available in Swedish (PDF 90kB, new tab)

For questions, please contact jap-stiftelsen [at] outlook [dot] com Note that application should be sent by post, and not email.

The New Society of Letters

Grants of up to SEK 10 000 are distributed as travel funds for active researchers and/or for costs of proofreading of academic journal articles or monographs. Only applicants presenting their research at the conference will be eligible for travel funding.

Please note that allowances will not be granted for daily expenses.

The New Society of Letters at Lund only pays such grants directly to individual researchers (not via the department). Those eligible to apply for funds are:

Active researchers within the humanities and similar disciplines at Lund University, who have completed their doctoral degree and are below the age of 55 on the final application date.

Application should be signed and scanned and sent to paul [dot] linjamaa [at] ctr [dot] lu [dot] se 15th of May 2023 at the latest.

Application form can be found on The New Society of Letters webpage

Royal Physiographic Society

The society issues calls for applications for a number of research scholarships throughout the year. Travel scholarships for junior researchers at Lund University are advertised four times a year. There are also other scholarships, predominantly in the autumn.

More information and application forms on the Royal Physiographic Society website


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You can also get in touch with us by telephone.
Emma Haverlind
+46 46 222 71 44
Emma [dot] Haverlind [at] eken [dot] lu [dot] se

Olof Jernryd
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Krister [dot] Astrand [at] eken [dot] lu [dot] se

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