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Funding opportunities for young scientists

Funding opportunities for young scientists

Programs may not have open calls every year, and deadlines may be variable. For more information about the programs, click the links in the tables.

Funding your own position or starting your own group

National and local funds

Name of programFunding agencyBudgetDurationYears after PhDAge limitDeadline
Young research talentsNFR3-7 Mio NOKMax 4 years2-839May/June
Recruitment ProgramBergen Research Foundation8-16 Mio NOK (50% UiB)4 yearsmin 2 years39 (>39: max 7 years after PhD)Feb/March

 

International/anywhere (you can take the fund with you)

Name of programFunding agencyBudgetDurationYears after PhDAge limitDeadline
ERC Starting GrantEU2 Mio €5 years2-7?February
ERC Consolidator GrantEU2,75 Mio €5 years7-12?March

  

Mobility/research training stipends

 
Name of programFunding agencyBudgetDurationYears after PhDAge limitDeadline
FRIPRO mobility grantNFRsalary+ operation2 years abroad, 1 year Norway< 6?May/June
Marie Curie IFEUsalary+ travel1-2 yearsno limitno limitAug/Sept

 Find more mobility funding at the Euraxess stipend data base

 

Supporting your on-going PhD / Post Doc Project with additional funding: 

Name of program  Funding agencyWhat is funded Who can applyDeadline 
L. Meltzers Høyskolefond (Meltzer Grant)UiBTravel, small projectsUiB student, PhD, Post Doc, Researcher01.12.
UiB diverse grantsUiBTravel, work shop support, ...UiB students, PhD, Post Doc, Researcher01.12.
Personal overseas grant FRINATEKNFRResearch mobility 3-12 monthsFRINATEK PhD/Post Docopen
RESCLIMNFRTraining courses, moreRESCLIM PhDsvariable