How Your Application is Processed

Each year, Lundbeckfonden receives around 2000 applications and distributes grants totalling approximately DKK 500 million.

Applications are evaluated by the foundation’s Research and Prize Committee or Biomedical Science Panel, or by individual, external reviewers. Applications for travel scholarships are processed administratively by the foundation.

Recognised guidelines for impartiality are observed when evaluating all applications.

Applications relating to biomedical sciences are evaluated based on scientific content, the applicant’s qualifications and the quality of the academic environment at the host institution.

The foundation’s board of trustees makes the final decision on all grants.

We follow an application from beginning to end

The applicant submits the application.

The evaluation panel reads and scores the applications individually.

The evaluation panel meets to discuss the applications. On this basis applications are recommended for either funding or rejection.

The board decides, based on the recommendations prepared by the evaluation panel, whether to accept/reject the application, and the applicant is informed of the decision.