2020-02-13

VREF support the Call for Lee Schipper Scholarship out for application

Zhou Wei

Valentina Montoya and Teddy Forscher, latest Awardees

Since 2018 the Volvo Research and Educational Foundation has supported the scholarship through a grant as well as linking the scholars to the VREF network of researchers.

The Scholarship will award up to three exceptional candidates a maximum of $10,000 each to advance transformative research in efficient and sustainable transport.

In addition to the usual annual global call for two scholars, this is the first time in the history of the scholarships that one of the scholarships will be dedicated to the support of a young researcher from the African continent.

To learn more about the scholarship and apply for the call click here

See also earlier news about the latest awardees.

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 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

Each year the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awards a scholarship to a prominent researcher.

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Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

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