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 2019:
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 2019/2020 will be determined by the foundation's board of directors at its spring meeting. In academic year 2018/2019, grants to projects conducted for an entire year were (in SEK):
Personal scholarships 260,000
Insurance (Health, accident) and retirement contribution 60,000
Research expenses 25,000
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 firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Friday April 12, 2019. 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 email@example.com before the deadline.
Application forms can be downloaded here:
Scholarship Application - Doctoral Candidate
Application for Supplementary Funding - Doctoral Candidate
Grant Application – Post-Doctoral Researcher
Application for Supplementary Funding - Postdoctoral Researcher
Submission of an application for a scholarship to BFI means an understanding and a confirmation that BFI is entitled to process and use the information submitted in accordance to the EU GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, valid from 25 May 2018.
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