The Cayx Grant belongs to The Foundation of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Prince Henrik but is managed by The Royal Academy.

In 2019, The Foundation of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik will give one or more grants within the total amount of up to 200.000 Danish Kroner to humanistic studies in France. Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of French and their studies or research should have a focus on subjects or fields related to France. Students attending a bachelor’s degree programme will not be taken into consideration.

Please note that in 2021, the board of trustees will prioritize students with a finished master's degree.

For further information, see the website of The Danish Royal House.

Next deadline for applications is April 1st, 2021.

Application form

To apply for a grant, please use the application form which 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): detailed project description, budget, and CV (including documentary proof of knowledge of French), and reference from instructor/supervisor.

Questions regarding the above should be addressed to Rikke Reinholdt Petersen on or on +45 33 43 53 10.

Board of trustees

  1. Her Majesty Queen Margrethe (chair)
  2. Lord Chamberlain of the Royal Household, Michael Ehrenreich
  3. Museum director, Lic Phil Poul Erik Tøjner
  4. Professor, Doctor of Laws Linda Nielsen, R.
  5. Nikolaj Koppel

The trust executor is trust secretary Charles-Henri Keller (


Secretary of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is Rikke Reinholdt Petersen -