The program aims at supporting advanced level studies within the social sciences at a Swedish institution of higher education in order to increase knowledge to enable Turkey to enter the European Union. An estimated 4 - 5 scholarships will be offered for the academic year 2013/2014.
The scholarship application call for the academic year 2013/2014 has passed. The application deadline was 24:00 CET, Thursday, January 31, 2013
The program is only open to candidates from Turkey.
The program provides PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with an excellent opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within the field of social science given with priority to the following areas: economics and management, democracy/human rights/gender issues, law, European studies and social issues. PhD students and researchers can apply for scholarship for a maximum of 12 months.
The scholarship amounts to SEK 15,000 per month for PhD students and SEK 18,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers. The scholarship includes a travel grant and insurance coverage. The scholarship cannot be prolonged or extended.
SI Network for Future Global Leaders
All Swedish Institute scholarship holders are invited to become members of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders – a network that offers unique opportunities during and after the stay in Sweden. Together with other talented people from all around the world, the scholarship holder is able to take part in a variety of events, exchange ideas and create networks that benefit both to career and personal development.
Who is eligible?
The scholarships are intended for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers for full-time temporary studies/research in Sweden. The applicant is not eligible for this scholarship if any of the following is true:
- Has already lived in Sweden for two or more years when the scholarship period is due to begin.
- Has already a Swedish permanent residence permit.
- Has a Swedish work permit.
- You are applying for a scholarship at PhD level but you are not enrolled in ongoing PhD studies at your home university.
- You are applying for a scholarship at Postdoctoral level, but you do not hold any PhD degree.
There is no age limit for scholarship holders.
New applicants will be given priority over applicants that have previously been awarded a scholarship from SI for study or research at a Swedish university.
Selection criteria and areas of priority
Applications are evaluated by the Swedish Institute in cooperation with an academic board. The The primary evaluation of the application takes into account the applicant’s academic background and personal motivation, research quality and expertise in the project field of the host department, and the strength of the research proposal with regard to its scientific quality, originality, methodological approach, and relevance.
In the final selection of candidates SI will also consider factors like distribution on academic fields and between universities, study level, purpose of study and gender.
Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.
- The scholarship is designed to cover living costs for the scholarship holder. There are no grants for family members. No funding for bench fees is provided.
- The granted scholarship period cannot be extended.
How to apply
Please read the application instructions here.
The scholarship application call for the academic year 2013/2014 is now open. Application deadline is 24:00 CET, Thursday, January 31, 2013.
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