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
The application form for a Minor Field Study grant opens shortly after the previous application is closed. That means it is almost always possible to start an application. The advantage of starting an application is that we can contact you with information about upcoming information sessions, drop-in meetings etc.
The application for the academic year 2021/2022 closes the following dates:
- 15 November 2021 - for projects that can be finished no later than 10 January 2023
- 15 April 2022 - for projects that can be finished no later than 10 January 2023
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.
Documents needed for your application
Video guide to MFS
For more information on how to apply for MFS, you may see the recorded information meeting from October 2020.