Master thesis grant

August 30, 2021

Telemark Research Institute (TRI) awards a grant for master’s students writing theses within research areas relevant to our fields of study.

We award one grant twice a year. The application deadline is the 15th of June or the 15th of December each year.


The grant includes: 

  • 15 000 NOK 
  • Counselling from a researcher at TRI 
  • The opportunity to be connected to an ongoing research project at TRI (dependent on relevance and practical matters) 

If awarded a grant, we ask you to present your master’s thesis to the researchers at TRI. 


Applying for the grant: 

Write a short description of your master’s thesis project (maximum of three pages), describing theory, research questions and methodology, and a short paragraph about the relevance for our fields of study. This should be sent to The application, as well as the actual master’s thesis, can be written (and presented) in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English. 

 The applications will be reviewed with the following criteria: 

  • Quality of the project (60%) 
  • Relevance (40 %)