Nomination for Wallenberg Clinical Scholar prolongation grant

Wallenberg Clinical Scholars who received their grant in 2015 or 2016 can be nominated for another five years of funding. Up to 60 % of the original Wallenberg Clinical Scholars may obtain an extension. Swedish Universities and institutions of higher education are invited to nominate Wallenberg Clinical Scholars appointed 2015 or 2016 for the prolongation.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is investing almost SEK 600 million over a ten-year period in the research programme Wallenberg Clinical Scholars. The programme provides funding for 25 of the country’s foremost clinical researchers.

The aim of the programme is to strengthen Swedish clinical research by means of identifying the best clinical researchers, providing them with good conditions to undertake their work, and facilitate the impact of research results in the scientific and healthcare communities.

Wallenberg Clinical Scholars is part of a ten-year initiative amounting to a total of SEK 1.7 billion, undertaken by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to strengthen medical research and the life sciences.

Swedish Universities are invited to nominate candidates for the program. The application period begins August 1.

For application guidelines please go to the Swedish page

Nominering till förlängning av Wallenberg Clinical Scholars anslag