The UI doctoral grants fund | University of Iceland Skip to main content

The UI doctoral grants fund

The UI doctoral grants fund is a collection of funds (The Doctoral Grants of The University of Iceland Research Fund, The Eimskip University fund and other relevant funds) that are specifically intended to support promising students in their doctoral studies at the University of Iceland and with that strenghtening the university as an international research institution and to stimulate research-based postgraduate studies.

The Board of the University of Iceland Research Funds handles the allocation of the fund. The grant amount is 425.000kr. per month (as of the 2019 allocation). 

Who can apply?

  • Students enrolled in PhD programme at the University of Iceland can apply for a grant. 

  • Tenured teachers and specialists can also apply for a grant for prospective PhD student. 

ATTENTION applicants can request a review of their application - please send an email to