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Apply for the Renova environmental scholarship 2021

News: May 17, 2021

Lightbulb in handRenova donates a scholarship worth SEK 100,000 to PhD students and young researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg who are working in environmental research relevant to Renova's operations.

The scholarship is intended to stimulate doctoral students and young researchers and should primarily be used to further develop their own research. It is awarded directly to the recipient and is non-taxable.

Renova's environmental scholarship is intended to stimulate research aimed at improved recycling and waste management, for example through waste prevention, more efficient recycling or reduced environmental impact from such systems. Note: Industry-specific waste such as radioactive waste, dredged material and mining waste is outside the call area. The research and results that can be applied in a Swedish context are given priority in the evaluation.

Applicants for the scholarship are required to submit a written application in Swedish or English, consisting of no more than five pages + appendix (see below). The application must contain three separate parts, of which the first two must comprise a maximum of five pages, and contain the following:

Part 1:

Use this form to complete Part 1

Part 2:

Please note: your name cannot appear in this part of the application, as we want to process the applications anonymously.

1) Brief presentation of own scientific and/or technical results.
a) Background, methodology and areas covered by the research.
b) Achieved results
- The most important results
- If several persons are included in the reported work, the applicant's own contribution should be clearly stated.

2) Linkage and importance to the area covered by the scholarship.
a) Details on how the research is linked to the area covered by the scholarship.
b) Details on how the research can contribute to the creation of knowledge and improvements in the area covered by the scholarship.

3) An account of how the scholarship can contribute to the further development of results and ideas, and how this is linked to and of importance to the area covered by the scholarship.

Part 3:

Appendix: A brief list of scientific publications and other possible merits relevant to the application.

Kindly observe: applications which do not follow the instructions and are not clearly divided into three parts, where part 2 does not contain names, will unfortunately not be assessed.

Applications should be sent to Edvin Nordell, Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV) no later than 31 August 2021 at 16:00. E-mail: edvin.nordell@chalmers.se (tel. 0701-47 49 85). Edvin also answers questions regarding the scholarship.

The scholarship will be presented in Gothenburg on 27th of October 2021, and the recipient(s) is expected to participate.

Please note that we cannot comment on individual rejected applications.


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