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Grants for young researchers

Young researchers can apply for up to NOK 30 000 in grants to study the archeology, art, language, culture and society of Italy and the Mediterranean.

A male lecturer stands in front of a large painting and talks about this to the students who stand with their backs to the photographer.

Per Sigurd Styve teaches at Villa Farnesina, Rome (2016).

Photo: DniR

The scholarship scheme applies to:

  • Master of Arts students
  • Young researchers, without fixed-term positions.

The application must include:

  • Short project description (one–three pages)
  •  Application letter:
    • Stating the purpose of the research stay
    • Dates for the research stay
    • A budget
  • A letter of recommendation from supervisor
  • CV and transcript of university records (courses and grades)

Grants framework

Applicants must be from Norwegian higher education institutions, priority will be given to applicants from collaborating institutions.

The size of the grant depends on the project and the duration of the stay. The research stay must take place late in the Autumn, or in the first half of Spring (January-March), and must be for a minimum of three weeks.

We consider 8 - 10 000 NOK as a reasonable support for travel and accommodation for four weeks in Rome.

The support is intended to cover expenses for travel and accommodation. 

Successful applicants will be assigned a work space and may be asked to present their project at the Institute.

Priority will be given to new applicants according to the quality and pertinence of their project. Applications from researchers that have received a similar grant from the Institute previously, may be accepted in exceptional circumstances.

Submission of application

Applications should be submitted to Anne Nicolaysen, epost:
Feel free to contact Nicolaysen for further information.  

Application deadlines: 15 Juni and 15 September

Published Sep. 7, 2020 10:48 AM - Last modified Oct. 1, 2020 4:50 PM