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PhD Scholarships in Nursing Research

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


Application form
August 9, 2017


Deadline for applications
October 3, 2017 at 2 pm


Announcements of evaluations
December 2017



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 for applications for Ph.D. scholarships in nursing research.


The applicant must be a nurse and have a Master’s degree. The scholarships are aimed at 3-year research educations for particularly promising and ambitious nurses with research projects of high quality. The applicant must be anchored at a university in Denmark. Please note, that applicants must not be enrolled earlier than 1 January in the current year, they apply for a PhD scholarship within nursing research.


The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards up to three grants of DKK 1,8 mio., for the support of PhD scholarships in nursing.


The application should be completed in English and submitted via the foundation’s application system that 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

Grant Administrator

Tlf.: +45 3527 6616