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Next application deadline: 12 September

Are you planning to submit a grant proposal to the Research Council for the 10 October deadline? Follow our advice on how to avoid any last-minute glitches.

Alarm clock

Please note that the stipulated deadline of 13:00 CEST is absolute and final. Applicants cannot update or submit their grant applications after the deadline has expired.

Allow adequate time

Applicants themselves are responsible for ensuring that they have adequate time to complete and submit grant applications by the stipulated deadline

Check the form

The technical system does not allow you to submit an application that contains errors or is incomplete. Please use the control functions “Check page” and “Check entire” to ensure that your application is correctly filled in.

Make sure that you read all error messages carefully and leave yourself enough time to deal with any errors found in your application.

You may make changes right up to the deadline

If you need to you may open, update and re-submit your grant proposal all the way up to the deadline of 10 October 13:00 CEST. Only the most recently submitted version will be registered and assessed.

Help with grant applications

Contact persons

All calls for proposals provide a list of contact persons at the Research Council who can help you with any questions. Consult the relevant call for proposals to find out who to contact.

See calls for proposals here.

Telephone helpline (+47 22 03 72 00)

A dedicated telephone helpline will be available during the last few working days before the application submission deadline if you have questions or problems.

The helpline is open Thursday 4, Friday 5, Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 October from 08:00 to 15:45 CEST, and on Wednesday 10 October from 08:00 until the deadline expires at 13:00 CEST.

If no one answers the helpline, try calling the Research Council’s switchboard (+47 22 03 70 00)

Guidelines for how to fill in the electronic application form

General guidelines for the individual items are integrated into the electronic application form. (Click on the “Guidelines” button to the right under the headings for each item.

Frequently asked questions

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about how to apply for funding from the Research Council may be found under: Frequently asked questions.

Written by:
Knut Dirk van der Wel Special Adviser +47 22 03 71 63
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