MA student grant

C-REX offers NOK 10,000 and supervision for MA students writing a thesis on right-wing extremism, linked to one of three research projects.

Application deadline: 20 August 2021.

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C-REX offers grants for the academic year 2021/2022. Successful applicants are expected to submit their MA thesis in spring 2022. Students enrolled in a Master’s program within the social sciences, law and the humanities are eligible to apply.

Students affiliated with C-REX become part of an inspiring and multi-disciplinary group of academics and are expected to participate in relevant joint activities at the center, including monthly academic seminars. 

C-REX invites students to write a thesis as part of one of the following research projects: 

Before submitting your project description (maximum 2 pages), please make sure that your MA project fits with the core ideas of the research project.

Having a C-REX researcher as your (co-)supervisor is a requirement. In order to ensure that your project overlaps with the centre's research interests, you are encouraged to contact the relevant researcher(s) when preparing your project proposal:

The grant amounts to NOK 10,000 (5,000 is transferred at the beginning of the period, the final 5,000 is paid upon the MA thesis’ completion).


By offering student scholarships, C-REX aims to:

  • Encourage the production of MA theses contributing to increased research activity within C-REX’s prioritized fields
  • Create interest in Extremism Studies among MA students, thereby strengthening the recruitment to the field


The application should be sent by e-mail to Marit Eldholm and include:

  • Project description (maximum 2 pages)
  • Name of (co-)supervisor
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work)
  • Copies of transcripts 

Deadline: 20 August 2021


We wish to attract students with projects holding a high academic standard. We will give preference to applicants with a combination of the following:

  • Good marks
  • A good project proposal
  • A realistic time schedule
  • A project fitting with the core ideas of one of C-REX' research projects

The candidates will be selected by C-REX deputy director Anders Jupskås in cooperation with supervisors/project staff.


Contact administrative manager Marit Eldholm

Published June 16, 2021 5:29 PM - Last modified July 10, 2021 9:29 AM