The Johan Peter Falck Fellowship Programme
About the Programme and the Eligibility Criteria
Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ; Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Swedish
Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) have initiated a residential fellowship programme, the Johan Peter
Falck Fellowship Programme, open to scholars from Poland and Russia.
Candidates may come from any discipline within the humanities and social sciences and neighbouring
scholarly fields. At the time of application, the candidates must have held their PhD for at least seven years,
and have spent at least four years after the PhD at a university or research institute in Poland or Russia.
Applicants should have an excellent track record of achievements, including significant publications (as
main author) in international peer-reviewed journals or in edited volumes with leading university presses.
Scholars may apply for a full academic year or one semester.
The holder of the fellowship receives a monthly stipend or salary, the size of which will be decided after
consultation with the applicant and a consideration of relevant circumstances. Costs for housing and lunches
are also covered.
Application and Deadline
Candidates wishing to apply for a fellowship must submit an application no later than 1 August of the year
prior to the academic year for which they are applying, i.e. 1 August 2017 for the academic year 2018–19.
If you wish to apply, please submit the following:
1.The completed application form: Application Form (PDF file. When the file opens, save it on your
computer. You can then complete the application form on your computer and e-mail it to us as an attachment)
2. A curriculum vitae (4 pages maximum)
3. A description of your intended research project (5 to 10 pages)
4. A list of publications
5. Three articles, including a brief rationale for selecting the articles (100 words maximum per article)
6. (Optional) up to 3 letters of reference
Applications should be sent by e-mail to: email@example.com
Inquiries about the programme may be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org