The Norwegian Health Association - Cardiovascular diseases

The Norwegian Health Association has funds available for doctoral and postdoctoral positions or running costs for projects within cardiovascular diseases. Deadline: September 1, 2018.

The Norwegian Health Association (Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen) is a voluntary organization focusing on dementia and cardiovascular diseases. They supports research projects within epidemiology/ prevention, clinical research and basic research on the topics. 

Funds available

Scholarships for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers are available, as is running costs for research projects within cardiovascular diseases.

The cardiovascular research should contribute to more knowledge on:

- Causal relationships and disease mechanism
- Risk factors
- Primary preventive measures
- Diagnostic methods
- Secondary preventive measures
- Treatment and rehabilitation (not including research on health services)

Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen støtter prosjekter innen:

  • Epidemiologi/forebygging
  • Klinisk forskning
  • Basalforskning


Doctoral and postdoctoral scholarships are funded for 3 years and runnings support for projects for 1 year.

The applicant institution needs is expected to provide overhead, such as infrastructure.

Link to Call

Funds for Cardiovascular disease (in Norwegian)

Published June 15, 2018 11:08 AM - Last modified June 15, 2018 11:27 AM