The Wallenberg Foundation Postdoctoral Scholarship Program at Stanford University in USA, 2014/15

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The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invite applicants for postdoctoral programme for 2014-2015 academic year. Fellowship is available for outstanding young Swedish scientists at Stanford University for one to two years of postdoctoral study and research. The program is open for all disciplines of science. The Stipend amounts up to around USD 65,000 annually including travel grants, insurances and other post-doc benefits. In addition, the Fellow can apply for an annual allowance for accompanying family members of up to USD 10,000. Application should be submitted till November 15, 2013.. The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation have established a long term postdoctoral scholarship program at Stanford University. The purpose of the program is to bring outstanding young Swedish scientists at Stanford University for one to two years of postdoctoral study and research. The program is open for all disciplines of science. Fellows are given the opportunity to participate in a broad range of interdisciplinary activities and programs that characterize Stanford’s approach to research and education. After completing their post-doc visit at Stanford, the Scholars will be supported upon their return to Sweden and use their experience from Stanford for the benefit of Sweden..  This scholarship is available for pursuing postdoctoral program at Stanford University in USA.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  The program is open for all disciplines of science offered by Stanford University in USA.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The purpose of the program is to bring outstanding young Swedish scientists to Stanford University for one to two years of postdoctoral study and research.
· The program is open for all disciplines of science.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The Stipend is for a period of up to two years postdoctoral studies. The Stipend amounts up to around USD 65,000 annually including travel grants, insurances and other post-doc benefits. In addition, the Fellow can apply for an annual allowance for accompanying family members of up to USD 10,000. Following the postdoctoral studies there is an opportunity to receive funding from the Wallenberg Foundation to support a research position at a Swedish university for up to two years, unless the applicant cannot find another position. The applicants should have a doctor´s degree from a Swedish University at the time when the post-doc period starts. The Stipend cannot be combined with other stipends or positions. Scientific merit in relation to age will an important factor at the assessment.
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Duration:  Scholarship is offered for up to two years.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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