Applying for a grant

The 2023 application period runs from 1.1.2023 to 28.2.2023. 

 

The application is made using the electronic form. The application form is available from the beginning of January. 

 

The application form and the necessary attachments are completed online. Mailed applications will not be accepted by the foundation. Only the applications for which an application form is sent electronically before the application deadline will be considered.

Filling in the application form

The application form and the necessary attachments are completed online. Mailed applications will not be accepted by the foundation. Only the applications for which an application form is sent electronically before the application deadline will be considered.

A resume, and a research plan of up to three pages, excluding literature, are attached to the online service as attachments (the literature list does not need to fit on the three pages). The attachments should include information on the applicant's past activities, a list of publications and a cost estimate for the research project. A cost estimate is not needed if the grant is etended to be used wholly as a working grant. There is no need to attach publications.


The application form should be completed in one copy only, even in the case of a research group’s application. The CVs of all members are electronically attached on the web service. The application should also indicate the contact person for the group.

The research subject's of awarded grants will be published on the fpundation's website. Under the section "Justification for the grant", the applicant should briefly explain the aims and methods of the study, the significance of the expected results and possible applications.

The application must be sent through the online service to the Foundation before the closing date. Statements are delivered through an electronic recommendation system. Once the application is sent it can not be edited. If you wish to edit your application before sending it, we suggest saving a draft in the application system. Late applications and statements will not be considered.

 

We warmly recommend doctoral candidates to ask for a statement but they are not recuired for postdoctoral researchers.

Read more about submitting statements