KI Foundation Grants for Rheumatology Research

Karolinska Institutet hereby invites applications for joint research funding from KI’s Foundation for Rheumatology Research, the Alfhild Aquilin and Karl Bensen Memorial Foundation, and the Gösta and Karin Wahmans Memorial Foundation.

Purpose

The purpose of these foundations is to support research within the field of rheumatology at Karolinska Institutet.

Eligibility

Eligible to apply are researchers, affiliated to Karolinska Institutet, and with a doctoral degree earned no more than 7 years ago. The time limit may be extended with a maximum of 24 months (equivalent to full-time) compensating for clinical activity, parental leave, military service or long-term sick leave.

Amount

Awarded grants is between 75,000 and 150,000 SEK per person. You can never get more than the requested amount.

Application

The application must contain a research plan of maximum 15 000 charachters (approximately 4 A4-pages), an abstract of about 1 A4-page, ethical considerations and a budget where indirect costs must also be stated.

The following attachments should be enclosed:

  1. A publicationslist stating the 10 most relevant publications for this call besides a complete publication list for the previous 5 years and the current year 
  2. For applicants who have previously been awarded grants from this call, a progress report must be attched for consideration of the new application.

Applications must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available in KI Prisma during the application period, October 5 – 19, 2021. The application period opens at 10 am on October 5 and closes 2 pm on October 19.

Decision

Decision of grant will be taken by the Committee of Research. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in December.

Reports

After the end of the term, you have to login to Prisma and confirm whether you have used the money, or at least have started using the money, or not. If you have not used the money at all during the disposition period, these should be returned to the Foundations and Funds.

Reports are submitted via Prisma about 12 months after the money has been paid, except for travel benefits where reporting takes place approximately one month after the end of the term. You will receive an email notification when it is time to report.

Contact

For questions regarding this call please e-mail: fonder@ki.se