The Julie von Müllen Foundation give grants to Danish scientists i.e. scientists attached to Danish research institutions whose research projects depend on them staying at a specific research location, or in case a scientist must travel to a specific place to do fieldwork and collect empirical material or to gain access to certain data bases or archives.

Please note that the grant is not an educational grant and that you must have a master’s degree to apply. Grants are given to PhD students in exceptional cases only. 

For further information, please see the instrument of foundation.

Only applications with a departure date scheduled for no sooner than December 1st, 2024 will be considered.

No scholarship award in 2023 due to negative return in 2022. The next application deadline is 1st of October 2024.

Application form

To apply for a grant, please use the application form. The application form must be completed and submitted online. You will receive an e-mail confirmation after submitting the form. When attaching documents to the application form, they must be merged into one PDF-file and submitted electronically as well.

Attached documents

The following must be included in the attached documents (6 pages max): project description including well-founded description of the object of the researcher's stay as well as a justification for choosing this specific place to do your research (2 pages max). Documentary proof of research location, including invitation from host university (if possible). Budget, including information about the financing of the stay, and CV.

Questions regarding the above should be addressed to Mette Schou on or on +45 31 27 10 56.

Board of trustees

Professor, Gemma C. Solomon

Professor, PhD Mikael Rask Madsen


Secretary: Mette Schou -

NB: The instrument of foundation and list of grant recipients for The Julie von Müllen Foundation are only available in Danish.

To read the instrument of foundation, click here.

To see earlier grant recipients, click here.

The Royal Academy is collecting personal data for the processing of grant applications. Read how the Academy handles personal data in the Academy’s privacy policy. (In Danish)