Scholarships

On this web page you will find information on how you as supervisor manages scholarships at the school and at KTH. The most common scholarships are for doctoral students and postdocs.

For general information about scholarships and the announcement of postdoc scholarships, please click on the link on the menu to the left that is titled "Stipendiehantering". You will then be directed to KTH´s central web pages with information about insurances, sick leave and other important decisions regarding scholarship holders. 

Please note that the EECS-school will charge a bench fee of 105.000 SEK per scholarship that is to be paid by the division where the scholarship holder is placed.

Doctoral student on scholarship

1. Apply for a scholarship for a doctoral student

The scholarships for doctoral students are generally announced a few times per year. If you as supervisor have a project where you would like to apply for a doctoral student on scholarship you will get information about the announcement from your head of division. The announcement is in cooperation with central KTH and the CSC council. 

Other scholarships for doctoral students must be in cooperation with organizations approved by KTH, and other rules may apply. Please contact HR  at the school or the central scholarship management  for more information. 

2. When your project has been approved and you have found a candidate

As soon as your project has been approved and you have found a suitable candidate for the doctoral position you must contact your division's HR  and the doctoral education support . HR will help you administer the additional scholarship that is needed in most cases, this must be announced before you start admission of your candidate

The additional scholarship must be funds that you have got special allowance from the scholarship giver to use for the doctoral student. The funds cannot come from research funding or grants. 

3. Registration of doctoral student in LADOK and HR+

For admission of a doctoral student on scholarship, contact our doctoral education support . Once your candidate is admitted to studies, they will send the decision on admission and scholarship decision to HR that will complete the documentation with the additional scholarship for registration in HR+. Through the registration the doctoral student will get access to KTH-Res and be able to book and manage travels and travel bills, as well as getting a personal web page and visibility on kth.se. 

Postdocs on scholarships

Information on what applies for postdocs on scholarships, and how to announce these, can be found on the central web pages  about scholarships. Contact your divison's HR contact  for support.