Umeå University announces Brita-Stina
Nordenstedt's scholarship for 2017 (for disposition 2018). The
call opens on October 15.
Aim and purpose
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
-design and architecture in the private and public
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, if these are in
accordance with the donation purposes.
Application must include a fully completed application form (see
grey sidebar to the right). One and the same form can be used for
applying both for travel scholarship and scholarship for
promising research. See example application here.
Time of application
The application for scholarship shall have reached the
Scholarship committee latest November 30, 2017
(before midnight). Applications should be sent to the committee
chair: Maria Göransdotter (firstname.lastname@example.org), Umeå
Institute of Design, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden.
Please note that applications that arrive later than midnight,
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 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,
and the Department of Food and Nutrition at Umeå University.
All Scholarship holders granted a scholarship must, by
November 15 hand in:
1. account form for the project,
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.
(forms in the grey, right, sidebar).
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.