NoPSA Travel Grant


Nordic Political Science Association

Travel Grant

Travel grant for PhD students to attend the NoPSA Congress 2024 in Bergen, Norway

The NoPSA board will offer up to five travel grants for PhD students from a university in one of the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Aaland Islands) to attend the NoPSA Congress in Bergen, 25 – 28 June 2024.

These grants can cover the cost of travel, accommodation and the congress fee. The maximum amount of each grant is 1200 euros.

Eligibility criteria

In order to be eligible to receive funding, an applicant must you must:

  • Be presenting a paper at the NoPSA Congress.
  • Be affiliated with a university in one of the Nordic countries.
  • Be a PhD student at the time of the event.
  • Not be in receipt of any other funding for this event.


The deadline for applications is 20 February 2024.

The application should be sent by email to the NoPSA secretary and the Chair of NoPSA. The application should be in English.


The application should include:

  • A confirmation letter about your participation in the congress
  • Application statement
  • Letter from the Head of your Department*
  • Copy of your Student ID or confirmation that you are a PhD student

*Letter from your Head of Department, confirming that you are not in receipt of any other funding from either your institution or from other funding sources for this conference. Letters must be on a headed paper of the institution.


Members of the NoPSA board will review the applications for eligibility. If more than five applications are eligible, the board will use a lottery to allocate the grants.

Successful candidates will be notified no later than 20 March 2024.

Successful candidates will receive the grant after the conference has been held, given that they send in copies of their travel documents, receipts for travelling and/or accommodation and/or conference fee, and a confirmation that they attended the conference.