This website lists information on funds from which scholars and researchers can apply for grants.
NOTE! The funds are for students already registered at The University of Iceland and personnel already employed by the University. The necessary information , including links to forms and regulations, is accessed by clicking on the name of each fund. Further information is provided by Sólveig Nielsen, Division of Science and Research, phone: +354 525 5242, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The purpose of the Watanabe Trust Fund is to grant scholarships for a study period in Japan or Iceland, in both undergraduate and postgraduate studies; as well as to encourage the exchange of academic staff.
The goal of the Assistantship Fund is to allow lecturers to hire students to assist them with research and/or teaching, thereby giving students training and skills in professional work practices.
Those eligible to apply include tenured lecturers or specialists working at the University of Iceland, who fulfil those requirements made of doctoral supervisors. It is also possible to apply after cooperation between supervisor and student commences. The application deadline is January 15th.
Travel grants for doctoral students at the University of Iceland. The grants are intended for attending conferences. The application deadline is May1st .
Productivity Evaluation – Productivity Evaluation Fund and The Writing and Research Fund for Professors (Report on research)
University of Iceland staff who have a research obligation must submit a report on their research activities before February1 st every year. Application form and information in Ugla - Research - Annual Report.
The purpose of the University of Iceland Research Fund is to strengthen research activities within the university. Those eligible to apply include tenured lecturers or specialists working at the University of Iceland. The fund is managed by the University Council Science Committee, the chairperson of the committee is also the chairperson of the board of the fund. Grants are allocated once per year, and the application deadline is in October.
Specialised funds intended for purchasing of equipment are allocated by a designated committee on the basis of applications from lecturers and specialists, prioritised by faculty science committees. The Application deadline is November 15th.
Post-doc grants intended for scientists who have received their Ph.D. within the last five years. A University President appointed committee, with members from all five schools of the University, will evaluate and rank the applications.
For Academic staff and other employess of the University of Iceland holding a unviersity degree and who have signed a cotract with the Division of Human Resources.
University of Iceland scholarship funds
The University of Iceland scholarship funds supervise funds and gifts given to the University of Iceland. The funds are intended to support various projects in specific fields of study, for the prosperity of the University of Iceland, students or staff.
The Sigríður Lárusdóttir Fund
Application deadline: Call for applications is announced. What does the fund support: Research in the field of orthopaedics. Special emphasis is placed on research relating to congenital hip joint defects, such as their heredity, frequency and consequences. For further information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.