Minor Field Studies

Minor Field Studies

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Sida, through it's Minor Field Studies-scholarship programme, provide the possibility for students to spend 8 weeks in a developing country to conduct their field research for a Bachelor or Master degree project/essay. 

Stockholm University has 33 scholarships left to hand out for fieldstudies during autumn 2018 and spring 2019.   

Application rounds

For fieldwork during Autumn 2018 or Spring 2019. Note, the field study has to be implemented and reported (participation report) before June 11, 2019.

  • October 17 - October 31, 2018
  • January 15 - February 5, 2019 (if scholarships still available)

Students are highly encouraged to contact the MFS-coordinator before application mfs@su.se

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What is Minor Field Studies?

Minor Field Studies (MFS) is a scholarship programme for field studies in developing countries.

Boats in Vietnam. Photo: Rafa Prada (Unsplash)


Are you eligible to the Minor Field Studies-programme?

Mountain scenery in Malaysia. Photo: Heiswayi Nrird (Unsplash)


Here you find instructions on how to apply to Minor Field Studies.

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Selection and decision

When the application round has closed the selection process starts. This is mainly done on departemental level.

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MFS preparatory course

All students awarded with an MFS-scholarship must attend a preparatory course.


Minor Field Studies

Visiting address: Studenthuset plan 3, Universitetsvägen 2B

Email: mfs@su.se

Departmental International Coordinators

If you have any enquiry about your MFS project, contact the International Coordinator at your home Department.

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