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Research funding

Research grants for sports-related research are applied for once a year. The next call opens in June and it closes on 15 September 2021 at 5 PM (CEST). Sports science may include all areas of research and all applications must be clearly relevant to sport.
Important information
  • The call closes on 15 September 2021 at 5 PM (CEST).
  • Researchers who have been awarded project funding from CIF must have sent in their final accounts by 15 September 2021. If you do not send in these accounts, you are not eligible to apply for new funding 2022.
  • Decisions on funding are made on 30 November 202.
Facts about our research grants
  • CIF allocates approximately SEK 22 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.