The Swedish Bank Research Foundation
The Swedish Bank Research Foundation (Bankforskningsinstitutet, BFI) supports academic research on financial institutions and markets.
The Swedish Bank Research Foundation awards scholarships to PhD students and post-doctoral researchers, carrying out research on financial institutions and markets.
Call for scholarship applications 2018:
Scholarships for PhD students to cover living cost and related research expenses for up to one year at a time.
Scholarships for post-doc researchers that conduct well-qualified academic research within the research field. Post-doc grants are awarded as stipends to cover living costs and related research expenses.
To cover costs of special research expenses that are essential to a particular project, supplementary grants may be available under certain circumstances. Applications for these grants are made on a separate form. Travel grants may also be considered.
The size of the grants for academic year 2018/2019 will be determined by the foundation's board of directors at its spring meeting. In academic year 2017/2018, grants to projects conducted for an entire year were (in SEK):
Personal scholarships 240,000
Insurance (Health, accident) and retirement contribution 50,000
Research expenses 25,000
Personal stipend 380,000
Insurance (Health, accident) and retirement contribution 75,000
Research expenses 40,000
Applications for grants must be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com not later than Friday April 6, 2018. Please include the application form, an updated CV and, if available, your research papers. A letter of recommendation should be sent directly by the advisor to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline.
Application forms can be downloaded here:
Scholarship Application – PhD Student
Application for Supplementary Funding - PhD Student
Grant Application – Post-Doc Researcher
Application for Supplementary Funding – Post-Doc Researcher
Information on how the foundation uses my personal information can be downloaded here:
Treatment of personal information
Further information on the grants provided by Professor Clas Bergström, e-mail: Clas.Bergstrom@hhs.se