The application window for research project funding is in March. SLS announces the opening of applications for funding for infrastructure and outline projects separately.
Applications for research and outline projects are submitted via the SLS online application system.
Applications should be submitted under the name of your organisation.
For more information, contact Head of Research Christer Kuvaja (phone: +358 40 152 2314, firstname.lastname@example.org@ajavuk.retsirhc ).
Project description (research and outline projects, step 1)
The application must include a brief description of the project, written in Swedish. The description must not exceed 9,000 characters including spaces. The application is to include a description of the relevance of the project to the Swedish language, the Swedish-speaking population or Swedish cultural heritage in Finland (maximum 1,000 characters), and an estimated budget. Overheads are calculated as 20 per cent of salary costs and associated salary costs. The project description can be structured as the applicant wishes. Tables, diagrams, sources and bibliography must be attached separately as annexes.
Research plan/Project plan (research and outline projects, step 2)
The plan should be written in Swedish or English.
Tables, diagrams, sources and bibliography must be attached separately as annexes.
Publication Plan (research and outline projects, step 2)
Please append a separate publication plan to your application (for research projects in step 2 only). Any costs of open access publication must be factored into the budget.
Publishing in hybrid journals is not supported by SLS.
Résumé/Curriculum Vitae (research and outline projects, step 1 and 2)
List of Publications (research and outline projects, step 1 and 2)
Mandatory for project leaders. Research projects in step 2 of the application process must provide a list of publications for all the researchers taking part in the project.
The list of publications is to be drawn up in accordance with the Academy of Finland’s guidelines, see Guidelines for complete list of publications.
References and recommendations
We do not accept written recommendations in conjunction with the application, but you may specify individuals who can provide references for your research project if required.
Data Management Plan (research and outline projects, step 2)
For research projects, a data management plan is only submitted in step 2. Costs must be included in the budget.
If SLS employees are taking part in the project
SLS employees who will be taking part in a research or outline project should provide a statement from their manager stating that leave can be granted.