The Wallenberg Foundations
The Wallenberg Foundations is the collective name for the non-profit foundations funded by individual members of the Wallenberg family. The Foundations fund excellent researchers and research projects beneficial to Sweden and has approved grants totaling SEK 37 billion since 1917 and close to SEK 11 billion in the last five years.
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
The largest of the Wallenberg Foundations is the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, founded in 1917, which promotes scientific research within the natural sciences, technology and medicine.
Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation
Two other foundations are the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (grants funding for projects related to law, economics and the social sciences), and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (scientific research mainly within the humanities, learning and children’s activities).
Below, you find more information about these three Wallenberg Foundations.
All applications to the Wallenberg foundations must have a supporting letter from the President of KTH. Therefore, we advice you to contact Research Support Office at least a month before the closing of a call in order to have time to process this!