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Student grant

Request for application: DPLU Student grant

DPLU is happy to announce one (1) grant of 40.000 SEK available to PhD students within DPLU/LUDC registered at the Medial Faculty of Lund University. This grant is primarily intended for the purchase of material of immediate importance for the students own project. Grants are not meant for conference travels but may be used to visit foreign laboratories to establish collaborative research or to learn new methodology. Each student can only be awarded two grants during the duration of their PhD studies.

The winner will receive the award during the DPLU/LUDC Diabetes research day 2021, which will take place on February 9th 2022, and will during this event also have the opportunity to present their award winning project.  


Applications should be sent via e-mail to Ulrika Blom-Nilsson (ulrika [dot] blom-nilsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se), no later than 23.59 on December 6th 2021 and should include:

1.    Completed grant application form (in English)
2.    Research programme (maximum 3 pages)
3.    CV (max 2 pages), including publications


Proposals will be assessed by a committee consisting of Isabel Goncalves, Isabella Artner, Jão Duarte and Nils Wierup. The decicions will be based on the quality of the application and the novelty of the project. Applications, which are not written according to the above instruction, will not be considered.

Application form

DPLU Steering Committee
Karin Filipsson, Peter Spégel, Ben King.and Karl Bacos