We have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions and answers here. Would you like more information? Please get in touch with us!
Who can be awarded funding for scientific research and training?
Researchers at Lund University, Malmö University, Linnaeus University, Kristianstad University, Halmstad University, Blekinge Institute of Technology and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Alnarp.
Funding is not awarded to doctoral students nor emeriti.
Can I as principal applicant apply for funding for my own salary?
No. As principal applicant you will not be able to use the funding for your own salary. However, you can apply for a grant for a co-applicant’s salary.
Can I submit more than one application?
You can only be the principal applicant on one application, but you can be a co-applicant on another application.
Can I apply for a new grant although I have an ongoing project that has not yet been completed nor reported?
Yes, you can apply for a new grant. However, a new grant will not be paid before you have given a final statement/account of your previous grant.
When can I start counting the costs for which I want to use the grant?
You can count the costs as of 1 June, but the grant will be paid in mid-August at the earliest.
When can I requisition the grant and what do I have to do?
The grant can be requisitioned from mid-August in the year of the decision, up until 30 June in the following year.
You must submit a requisition that you write yourself, with the following details: Grant number, sum, the bank giro number of the university, cost centre if available. NB Do not forget to sign the requisition!
The requisition may be submitted either by letter or email. Grants awarded from 2023 onwards can also upload the requisition to www.fundpro.se.
What do I do if my project is delayed?
You can apply for deferral of submission of your statement/account by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Specify your reasons for requiring an extension of the project period, and the length of the extension. If the Foundation deems the reasons to be acceptable, the deferral can be approved.
Is my application a public document?
No, we do not publish applications.
We publish awarded grants on our website with applicant’s name, institute and the sum awarded.
Rejected applications are not published.
What happens if I don’t use the whole grant?
You pay back the unused part of the grant to bank giro number 147-2232.
How and when do i submit my economic statement?
1-year grant: You have a duty to submit an economic statement within a maximum of one year after payment of the grant. Note that the statement must be signed.
2-year grant: Within a maximum of two years after payment of the grant you have a duty to submit an economic statement as well as a brief (max. 2 A4 pages) popular science-based account of the results achieved. Note that the statement/account must be signed.
Statement/account may be submitted by letter or by email. Grants awarded from 2023 onwards can also upload the statement/account to www.fundpro.se.