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Postdoc Fellowships in Nursing Research

Award amount
Up to 3 grants each of DKK 1,8 mio.

Application form
August 8, 2018


Deadline for applications
September 25, 2018 at 2pm

Announcement of evaluations
December 2018



This is a yearly recurring call.
The next application round is expected to open in August 2019.

Committee on Nursing Research

Kirsten Lomborg, Ingrid Egerod, Tone Rustøen, Mary Jarden, Erik Elgaard Sørensen

Link to committee


It is the wish of the Novo Nordisk Foundation for nursing in Denmark to be research-based, and for the Danish nursing profession to develop to the highest quality possible, for the benefit of the entire nursing and patient treatment process. With this call, the Novo Nordisk Foundation invites applications for Postdoc Fellowships in Nursing Research.


The applicant must be a nurse and have acquired a PhD degree (or similar qualification) or be registered for the PhD defense at the application deadline. The fellowships are aimed at 3-year postdoc projects, for ambitious nurses with research projects of high quality, that are anchored at a university, hospital or other non-profit research institution in Denmark. A letter of commitment from the host institution must be submitted with the application.


The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards up to three grants each of DKK 1,8 mio., for the support of postdoc fellowships in nursing research.


The application should be completed in English and submitted via the foundation’s application system, which can be accessed via the link on the left. It is important that the applicant carefully reads the “Information and Guidelines for Applicants” before initiating the application process, as this document contains the complete call as well as detailed instructions for the application process.




Anne Sofie Lei Berthelsen


Tlf.: +45 3527 6616