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Research funding

Research grants for sports-related research are applied once a year. Sports science may include all areas of research and all applications must be clearly relevant to sport. The next call opens in June 2023 and it closes on 15 September 2023 at 5 PM (CEST).
Important information
  • This year's call closed on 15 September 2022 at 5 PM (CEST).
  • Researchers who have been awarded project funding from CIF must have sent in their final accounts by 15 September 2022. If you do not send in these accounts, you are not eligible to apply for new funding 2023.
  • Decisions on funding are made on 30 November 2022.
Facts about our research grants
  • CIF allocates approximately SEK 23 million annually to research grants.
  • You need to have a PhD to be able to apply for a grant.
  • You need to be employed or affiliated with a Swedish university that manages the grants.