Resources for Young Scientists

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Apply for your own external funding! (Earth Science)


You can apply for funding for a scientific investigation. The application form is available at the web site minimum one month before the application deadline.

Application deadline 15 January. 

Industrial Liaison at the Department of Geosciences (UiO)

You can apply for money to go to conference or meeting. The maximum grant is 15 000 NOK/ permanent staff member and 10 000 NOK/temporary staff member.

Application deadline: 1 February, 1 May, 1 September, 1 December.

Funding for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents and Mobility Grants within all disciplines (NFR)

The FRIPRO scheme is planning a call for proposals encompassing all disciplines, with an application submission deadline of 10 April 2019. Applicants must be an approved research organization.

Application deadline 10 April  for 2019.

The Kristine Bonnevie travel stipend

The stipend is for PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and researchers. This travel stipend presumes an uninterrupted stay abroad starting for 1-6 months.

Application deadline 1 July for travels the following year.

Hans og Helga Reuschs legat

This funding supports studies in geoglogy and physical geography at the MN-faculty, UiO

You can apply once and have to be below 35 years old. This is mainly an honour for work already done.

Application deadline 1 July.

Orlaug L. Merkesdals legat

Geology Master students, PhDs, Postdocs or permanent staff members at the Department of Geosciences (UiO) can apply for funding for studies in Geology, including visits at relevant institutions abroad, and travel to scientifc meetings.
Application deadline: 1 October.


You can apply for 50 000 to 200 000 NOK in stipend to stay minimum one year of your Master or PhD at an  accredited university in the US.NEW from 2019/20 is that PhD students can get stipend for a minimum 4 months stay in the US.

Application deadline 1 October for start no earlier than 1 August the year after.

Cooperation between Germany and Norway: DNSZ Seed money

The German-Norwegian Study Centre in Kiel (DNSZ) provides funds and the present call for proposals applies to projects that will take Place February 2019 until October 2019. The money is predominantly meant for projects which help create a foundation for continuing collaboration between Norway and Germnany in research or university studies & teaching, and promise an enduring impact. A maximum of € 5,000 may be applied for travel and accommodation.

Application deadline 7 December 2018, 4 p.m.


Personal Overseas Research Grant (NFR)

This grant is for doctoral and post-doctoral fellows who receive funding for salary by FRIPRO from the Norwegian Research Council (NFR), like project managers for the Young Research Talents programme. It is possible to apply for a Personal Overseas Research Grant several times throughout the same fellowship period. Each research stay must last at least 3 months, and FRIPRO covers a maximum of 12 months abroad for each person. See the web page for more details.

No application deadline.


See also other calls from The research council of Norway and the European Research Council

CEED financed activities and prizes

Young CEED, please contact centre leader Carmen Gaina.

The Else Ragnhild Neumann award for young female scientists.

Other Resources

MatNat`s carriere developement programme for Postdocs at the MatNat-faculty. Candidates recruited to this programme will follow 15 online modules spread over seven months, complemented by personal advice and mentoring. 

Workshops/seminars arranged by MatNat (4-6 times per year)

The Postdoc Portal 

The Young Academy of Norway is open for talented, young researchers from all disciplines interested in working interdisciplinarily and dedicating time to work with broader issues such as policy development and innovative research dissemination.

The Job portal


Published Nov. 23, 2018 3:26 PM - Last modified Nov. 28, 2018 3:29 PM