Minor Field Studies
A grant programme intended for Bachelor’s and Master’s students who want to learn about developing countries and development issues. This is done by collecting data for a degree project over a period of 8 to 20 weeks in a country approved by Sida/UHR.
Your field study should relate to some of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The grant is funded by Sida but is administered by the Swedish Council for Higher Education. The grant of SEK 27,000 can be used for such expenses as travel, accommodations, vaccines and visas. The grant is open to citizens from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Swedish permanent residency (PUT) holders. More information about entry requirements is available in the MFS application guide below.
The application for Minor Field Studies
On 23 May, 2022, it was announced that Minor Field Studies will be discontinued. A final call for application for a limited number of grants will be held between 1 August and 30 September 2022. The projects that have been approved within the framework of MFS need to be completed before 10 January 2023.
The grant application and other mandatory documentation are submitted electronically through the system MoveON. The application is open between 1 August and 30 September 2022
Instructions to the application
Follow the instructions provided i the guide below. It contains the information you need in order to complete an application. It does contain some links to other websites but you may find all the links in the list of relevant links on this page.
Video guide to MFS
For more information on how to apply for MFS, you may see the recorded information meeting from October 2020.