Scholarships: Open for application

Torsten Hägerstrand's scholarship supporting geographic research

Hereby, the South Swedish Geographic Society announces two scholarships, to an amount of 12000 Swedish crowns each. One scholarship is directed to human geography, and one to physical geography. They are primarily directed at younger doctors or doctoral students in the latter part of their studies. The scholarships are meant to cover costs for field work or travel to conferences. An account of the work is to be sent to the Society, to be published on its webpage.

The application should consist of not more than two pages, plus necessary supplements. The application should describe the purpose of travel, destination, time of travel, and a specification of costs. An updated CV should be enclosed in the application. It should also include the applicants name, date of birth, academic exam, position, affiliation, postal address, e-mail, and telephone number. The application needs to be signed. Questions may be put to the e-mail below.

The application should be sent as one pdf-file to the Society's secretary, at:

The application must have reached the Society no later than October 5th 2023.

Decisions regarding the scholarships will be sent to geographic departments at Swedish universities, and will be announced on the Society´s webpage

Scholarships: Upcoming

Master's students within the field of physical geography and human geography can apply for funding from SSGS for fieldwork, excursions, etc. More information about the upcoming deadlines and how to apply will be posted here soon.