Forte announces postdoc grants once a year, with the aim of promoting researchers in the beginning of their careers. The call for postdoc grants 2017 is now open for applications within Forte’s overall responsibilities of health, working life and welfare.

The call at a glance


Type of grant: Postdoc grant

Grant length: 2 years

Project start: 1st of January 2018

Who can apply: Those who have obtained a doctoral degree between the 1st of January 2015 and the 1st of February 2017

Budget framework: 800 000 SEK per year for two years

Deadline of the call: 1st of February 2017, at 17.00 CET

Grant decision: At the end of September

The purpose of the postdoc grants is to give recently graduated researchers the possibility to continue their research career after obtaining their PhD. The grant is awarded for 2 years and corresponds to a full-time salary. New this year is that the eligibility period has been extended to two years after doctoral examination.

More information about the call and application process can be found in the files attached below.