Throne-Holst grants - human nutrition and related sciences

The Throne-Holst Foundation promotes research in human nutrition and related sciences in Norway and Sweden. Annually the foundation awards approximately 1-2 million SEK to researchers. Next deadline is 1 March 2019.

Who can apply?

Three types of grants are awarded:

  • Grants for Nordic researchers who wish to conduct postdoctoral studies at a leading international research center.
  • Grants for PhD-students to study at an international leading center as a part of their education.
  • Grants for guest researchers to allow internationally leading scientists to work with a Swedish or Norwegian research group.

What will be funded?

For 2019, the following grants are announced:

  • Post.doc grants for research outside the applicant's country. Grants are awarded preferably within 6 years after disputation and will cover the researcher's own expenses to travel and accomodation between 1-2 years. Contribution to a spouse/partner is also possible.
  • Grants to for shorter stays at a research center abroad that the the grantee's institution is already collaborating with, to study or learn special techniques.
  • Grants to research students who need to study at an internationally leading center as a part of their research education. Grants are awarded for stays between 3-12 months.
  • Guest researcher grants to internationally leading researchers who are willing to work in a Swedish or Norwegian research group for 1-6 months to stimulate the quality of the group.

How to apply

Go to the Throne-Holst foundation's website for more information on application procedures (in Swedish only). Deadline is 1 March 2019.

Published Dec. 3, 2018 2:41 PM - Last modified Feb. 14, 2019 1:02 PM