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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 especially for PhD-students, carrying out research in the selected field.

Call for scholarship applications 2020:

Individual scholarships for PhD students to cover living cost and related research expenses for up to one year at a time. 

Individual scholarships for post-doc researchers can in exceptional cases also be considered.

Applicants who has received a scholarship can be considered for supplementary grants to cover costs of special research expenses that are essential to a particular project as well as travel grants. Applications for these grants are made on a separate form.

The size of the grants for academic year 2020/2021 will be determined by the foundation's board of directors at its spring meeting. In academic year 2019/2020, grants to projects conducted for an entire year were (in SEK):

DOCTORAL CANDIDATES

Personal scholarships 260,000
Insurance (Health, accident) and retirement contribution 60,000
Research expenses 25,000

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Personal stipend 400,000 
Insurance (Health, accident) and retirement contribution 85,000
Research expenses 40,000

Applications for grants must be submitted by e-mail to anneli.sandbladh@hhs.se not later than Friday April 17, 2020. Please included the application form, an updated CV and, if available, your research papers. A letter of recommendation should be sent directly by the advisor to anneli.sandbladh@hhs.se before the deadline. 

Application forms can be downloaded here: 

Information on how the foundation uses my personal information can be downloaded here:

How the Swedish Bank Research Foundation (Bankforskningsinstitutet, BFI) processes your personal data

Further information on the grants provided by Professor Clas Bergström, e-mail:Clas.Bergstrom@hhs.se

 

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