Calls

The Foundation’s aim is to benefit Sweden by supporting Swedish basic research and education, mainly in medicine, technology, and the natural sciences. This is achieved through long-term grants to excellent researchers and to projects. The Foundation can also initiate grants to strategic projects and scholarship programs.

Individual support of excellent scientists

Nomination for the Wallenberg Academy Fellows program

The Foundation has decided to set up a long-term program for young researchers: Wallenberg Academy Fellows. The program addresses young researchers in medicine, natural sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences. 
Swedish Universities and institutions of higher education are invited to nominate candidates for the program. The call is announced every other year.

The application period starts on January 7, 2021.

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February 2021 Application deadline

Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2016 prolongation grant

Wallenberg Academy Fellows who received their grant in 2016 can be nominated for another five years of funding. Up to 40 % of the original Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2016 may obtain an extension. Swedish Universities and institutions of higher education are invited to nominate Wallenberg Academy Fellows appointed 2016 for the prolongation.

The application period begins March 26.
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April 2021 Application deadline

Nomination for Wallenberg Clinical Scholar prolongation grant

Wallenberg Clinical Scholars who received their grant in 2017 or 2018 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 2017 or 2018 for the prolongation.

The application period begins August 1.
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September 2022 Application deadline

Wallenberg Scholars

This program focuses on Sweden’s leading senior researchers. It was implemented because researchers need long-term funding without the distraction of pressure to secure external grants in order to carry out world-class research. Swedish Universities and institutions of higher education are invited to nominate candidates.
Next call opens March 6 2023.
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October 2023 Application deadline

Program for Mathematics

Program for Mathematics

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences invites applications to the program for Mathematics

The program includes several parts:
• Nomination of guest professors
• Postdoctoral Scholarship Program in Mathematics for researchers from outside Sweden
• Postdoctoral Scholarship Program in Mathematics for researchers with a Swedish doctors degree

The Foundation will support prominent researchers in Mathematics during 2014-2029.

The application period begins September 1.
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October 2021 Application deadline

Scholarships

Postponed: The Wallenberg Foundation Postdoctoral Scholarships

• The Wallenberg Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore
• The Wallenberg Foundation scholarship program for postdoctoral studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Broad Institute
• The Wallenberg Foundation Postdoctoral Scholarship Program at Stanford University

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the calls with due date 2020-11-15 will be postponed.
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November 2020 Application deadline