Conference Grants for PhD Students

The Nordic Association of Schools of Social Work (NASSW) sponsors the participation of a limited number of six PhD students in the Nordic Social Work Conference in Helsinki, 21-23 November 2018. Interested participants are requested to submit an application to Marcus Knutagård (, by May 21st.

The application should include the following information:

  • Paper abstract related to conference theme ‘Power and Social Work’ (Please follow the general instructions for abstract submission in the Call for Abstracts)
  • Estimated budget covering travel, accommodation and the conference fee
  • IBAN bank account number.

Grant receivers are expected to submit a draft paper of up to 6 000 words by October 31st. The papers will be discussed in a special NASSW PhD workshop during the conference. Moreover, grant receivers are asked to prepare a 5-minute comment on the possible implications of their research for social work education.

Important note: Please submit your grant application to the e-mail address above, upload your abstract under the Call for Abstracts and register for the conference.