Research grants

NSfK provides research grants to projects of Nordic criminological relevance. NSfK Council awards individual research grants, grants for joint Nordic research projects and grants for working group meetings between the researchers. The grant applying period for the coming year opens usually in October-November. Decisions regarding granted projects are made every year in the annual meeting of the NSfK Council, taking place in early March.

Application period for 2020 is October 28th – November 29th 2019.
The application period ends Friday November 29th at 15.00 CET.

The countries participating in the 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 researchers applying for NSfK research grants must be based in one of the Nordic countries, in order to be eligible for funding.

All the research grant applications have to be submitted in the NSfK grant application portal, either in one of the Scandinavian languages or in English. The Guidelines for NSfK Grants should be read carefully through before applying. If you have further questions regarding our funding, please contact the NSfK Secretariat.

Research grant reporting:

If you have received a research grant from NSfK and completed the project, please log in to the application portal (where you made the respective application for the grant) and find the corresponding reporting forms under “Write report” section. You should send us your report within three months from the end of the NSfK funded project.

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