04 September 2017

The Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) provides grants for 2018 to projects of Nordic criminological relevance. The countries participating in NSfK are Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The research which the grant is meant for must be carried out in one or more of the member countries.

The more detailed grant call announcement will be published later on, but in the following, you’ll find some pre-information regarding the grants to be applied:

For 2018, applicants for individual projects can apply for up to 30 000 EUR. Applicants for joint Nordic projects can apply for up to 200 000 EUR. The joint Nordic projects must comprise four Nordic countries and involve researchers from at least three of these countries. NSfK would also like to draw the attention to the possibilities of applying for financial support for working group meetings with joint Nordic perspectives. The Council of NSfK will decide the amounts that shall be granted for research at its annual meeting in the beginning of March 2018, as well as which projects and themes should be prioritized.

The call for NSfK research grants 2018 will be opened on Monday October 30th, the application period being 30.10.-1.12.2017. All the grant applications have to be submitted in the electronic application portal (https://nsfk.apurahat.net/). Grant applications can be submitted either in Scandinavian languages or in English via the portal. In order to get acquainted with the application portal, we recommend everybody to log in to the portal in good time beforehand the end of application period. Applicants are also requested to carefully read the Guidelines for NSfK grants before applying. Applications which do not comply with formal requirements will not be processed.

If you have inquiries or questions regarding the upcoming NSfK Research Grant Call, please contact the NSfK Secretariat (laura.mynttinen[at]om.fi).

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