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Crafoord Foundation travel grant

About the grant

Students at Lund University can apply for a travel grant from the Crafoord Foundation for a stay abroad, within or outside the EU.The grant is administered by Lund University.

When to apply

The next application period is 5–25 April 2019.

Available grants

Grant 1

The grant of SEK 12,500 for mobility abroad?is available for the purposes of:

  1. data collection for degree projects, papers or projects (3–7 weeks)
  2. internships outside EU, clinical training and work placements that can be accredited within a degree at Lund University (3–7 weeks)?
  3. summer courses that can be accredited within a degree at Lund University (3–7 weeks)
  4. exchange studies outside EU (1 semester)

Grant 2

The grant of SEK 25,000 for mobility abroad?is available for the purposes of:

  1. data collection for degree projects/projects (at least 8 weeks without any interruption)
  2. internship outside EU, clinical training and work placements that can be accredited within a degree at Lund University (at least 8 weeks without any interruption)
  3. exchange studies outside EU (2 semesters)

NB: The activity must be completed by 31 August?2020.

Am I eligible to apply?

The Crafoord Foundation travel grant is available to students of all academic disciplines.?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be registered for full-time studies at Lund University at the time of application and during the semester when the mobility is planned to take place
  • have completed as least 180 credits at the time of departure, including at least 60 credits at Lund University
  • have not started mobility before the application deadline. You cannot apply for a scholarship for mobility that has started or already been completed
  • not have begun studying at a third-cycle level
  • have good language proficiency in English
  • have not previously been awarded, or will be awarded, any of the following scholarships by Lund University: the Crafoord Foundation travel grant, Erasmus+, Erasmus+ internship, Nordplus/Nordlys, Minor Field Studies or Linnaeus Palme.

How to apply

Applications are to be made online; attachments can be uploaded with the application. Paper documents are not required.?All documents included in the application must be in English.
The link to the application system will appear here once the next application round is open.
Click here to apply for a Crafoord Foundation travel grant

Attachments – internship, clinical training, work placement, summer courses or exchange studies

Students applying for a grant to conduct an internship, clinical training, work placement, a summer course or exchange studies – for a brief or extended period of mobility – are required to submit the following attachments.

  1. A project description in which you justify what you are going to do abroad and how you will benefit from your experiences (approximately 1 A4) – Download the form (docx 57 kB)
  2. Three-party agreement or admission decision – read more in the form (PDF 174 kB, new window)
  3. Transcript and certificate of registration from Lund University in a single PDF file
  4. CV (approx. 1 A4 page)
  5. Copy of passport

Attachments – data collection

Students applying for a grant to perform data collection – for a brief or extended period of mobility - are required to submit the following attachments. Read more information about the required attachments (PDF).

  1. A project description that comprises the aim, central question(s), method, a reflection on the choice of topic, a schedule (that?both includes the preparatory work and the realisation in practice), a contingency plan and alternative plan for studies, a reflection on risks and safety aspects and, if applicable, a reflection on ethical aspects and use of sources (max. 5 pages) – Download the form (docx 57 kB)
  2. Budget showing all planned expenses
  3. Certificate from the supervisor
  4. Letter from the contact person/host organisation
  5. Transcript and certificate of registration from Lund University in a single PDF file
  6. CV
  7. Copy of passport

How will my application be assessed?

When reviewing applications and selecting nominees, the following is taken into consideration:

  • The application – including attachments – should be complete and in good English;?incomplete applications are not processed.
  • Attachments should be uploaded in PDF-format. Applications including attachments?in unknown formats that cannot be opened by the reviewer will be considered incomplete.
  • Applications by international students applying for mobility in their country of origin are not prioritised.?
  • The applications will be received by External Relations for an initial review based on the formal requirements.
  • External Relations provides?the faculties and departments with the grounds for nomination according to the eligibility criteria and the selection?criteria above. Decisions on the awarding of grants are taken by the faculties.
  • Applications for data collection are sent and reviewed at faculty/department level. Decisions on the awarding of grants are taken by the faculties.

Decision

The decision on the awarding of grants will be sent to all applicants via email in June.

What is the Crafoord Foundation?

Visit the Crafoord Foundation website to find out more about their aims and work

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Contact information

External Relations
Baiba Thomaeus
crafoord [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se
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