Umeå University announces Brita-Stina
Nordenstedt's scholarship for 2016 (for disposition 2017). The
call opens on October 15.
The purpose of the scholarship is to promote
interdisciplinary cooperation between two or three of the following
departments: Department of Food and Nutrition, Umeå Institute of
Design and Umeå Institute of Technology (including Umeå School of
Architecture) in the areas of:
-design and architecture in the private and public settings.
The funds can be used for student theses, projects,
competitions, travel or attendance at conferences and symposia. For
the designation of Scholarship holder, interdisciplinarity is
primarily taken into account.
Applicants must at time of application be a student at the
Department of Food and Nutrition, Umeå Institute of Design or the
Institute of Technology, Umeå University.
Scholarship form and scholarship amount
The scholarships will be awarded in the form of:
Travel grants: 5-10 grants with 5000 to 10,000 SEK per
Grants for promising research: 5-7 grants with 15,000
to 25,000 SEK per contribution.
Other scholarships: The Scholarship Committee can agree
on awarding grants to other types of projects in accordance with
the donation purposes.
Application must include a fully completed application form. One
and the same form can be used for applying both for travel
scholarship and scholarship for promising research. See example application here.
Application form in English
Ansökningsblankett på svenska
Time of application
The application for scholarship shall have been submitted
(preferably by e-mail) latest November 30, 2016 to
the Vice Rector Maria Göransdotter, Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå
University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden. E-mail:
Please note that applications that are submitted later than
November 30 (according to date/time stamp on e-mail, Swedish time)
will not be considered.
Scholarships are awarded after a decision made by the
Scholarship Committee, by the end of the month of January following
the application. The Scholarship committee consists of three
representatives of the family of Brita-Stina Nordenstedt, and one
representative each for the Umeå Institute of Design, the Umeå
Institute of Technology, the Department of Food and Nutrition.
All Scholarship holders granted a scholarship must, by
November 15 hand in:
1. account form for the project, see
"Account form" further down.
2. short report outlining the project process and
results in a way that allows laymen to understand the project,
preferably including visuals as well. See example of a short report, for inspiration.
All Scholarship holders should also be prepared to give a short
presentation, in Umeå or by skype/video link, to the Scholarship
committee in January the year following the awarded scholarship,
since the Scholarship committee will invite 2-3 Scholarship holders
to present at the annual decision meeting.
-Account form in English
-Instructions for short report
-Redovisningsblankett på svenska.
-Instruktioner för kort populärvetenskaplig