Apply for the Martin Alexanderson Human Rights Study Scholarship


The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is accepting applications to the annual “Martin Alexandersson Research Scholarship for Human Rights Studies.”

The scholarship is awarded to a researcher who is planning to carry out, or who is carrying out, a study in the field of human rights, preferably in respect of Roma populations or of anti-Semitism, and who is well qualified for the task.

Applications are encouraged from around the world concerning the implementation of human rights of Roma and Jews, including strategies for rights implementation and special measures directed towards these Groups.

The project shall start and be finalised, or be expected to be finalized, before the end of the year 2020.

A complete application should contain the applicant’s CV, a brief description of the project, its aim and relevance, as well as a time frame (1-2 pages in A4).

The application shall also contain budget information which indicates costs related to the project and when applicable, information about other sources of funding available for the project, and shall be written in English.

The scholarship amounts to SEK 30,000.

Application deadline is 15 November 2019.

For further information, please contact:

russell.garner@rwi.lu.se, +46 73 741 32 22

Applications shall be sent to Russell Garner.

Read about former recipient’s projects here