Finnish Studies and Research / Scholarships for Post-Master's Studies and Research at Finnish Universities
CIMO awards scholarships to non-Finnish post-graduate students and researchers who carry out their research outside Finland. Applicants should have at least a Master’s degree. Scholarships are available for post-graduate studies or research in a Finnish university or for short study visits.
The scholarships are intended for post-graduate students and researchers at universities outside Finland who study
- Finnish language or culture or
- Finno-Ugric languages
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Scholarships of 3 to 12 months
The scholarships for post-graduate studies or research in Finnish universities can be awarded from 3 to 12 months. The amount of the scholarship is 1500 €/month. CIMO does not award separate grants for travel or other expenses.
Short-term scholarships, 1-4 weeks
Scholarships are available for short visits of 1 to 4 weeks relating to post-graduate studies or research. The amount of the scholarships is 375 €/week.
The scholarship can be used, for example, to
- visit archives
- attend seminars
- conduct interviews
- meet with supervisors.
Pure conference trips are not eligible for the scholarship; the visit must include other type of work related to the applicant’s studies or research, too.
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