CIMO Fellowships Programme, International Doctoral Students, Finland, 2014

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Scholarship Description:

CIMO Fellowships Programme, International Doctoral Students, Finland, 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) fellowship programme for students and researchers from all countries and from all academic  fields for pursuing doctoral studies at a Finnish university. Visiting  Doctoral-level students and researchers who are doing their Doctorate degree at  some foreign university can also be considered eligible, provided that the  motivation letter of the hosting Finnish university department presents  exceptionally good grounds for such an application. The grant is from 900 to  1,200 euro/month. The Fellowships period period may vary from 3  to 12 months. There is a rolling deadline. Applications must be submitted  at least 5 months before the proposed scholarship period.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships  are provided to study any one of the courses offered by a Finnish university in  Finland. Course Level: Fellowships are available  for pursuing doctoral studies at a Finnish university in  Finland. Scholarship Provider: The Centre for International  Mobility (CIMO) Scholarship can be taken at:  Finland

Eligibility: The primary target groups in the CIMO  Fellowships programme are  such Doctoral level students who will be doing their Doctorate (or Double  Doctorate) at a Finnish university. Visiting Doctoral-level students and  researchers who are doing their Doctorate degree at some foreign university can  also be considered eligible, provided that the motivation letter of the hosting  Finnish university department presents exceptionally good grounds for such an  application.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International  students (emphasis is given to applicants from Russia, China, India, Chile,  Brazil and North America) can apply for the fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Centre for International  Mobility CIMO awards scholarships for foreign Doctoral level students and young  researchers to carry out  postgraduate studies and research and teaching in Finnish universitiesScholarships are mainly targeted at those Doctoral level students who will  be doing their whole Doctorate or Double Doctorate at a Finnish university.  Visiting Doctoral level students and researchers who are doing their Doctorate  degree at some foreign university can also be considered eligible, provided that  the motivation letter of the hosting Finnish university department presents  exceptionally good grounds for such an application. (rf.  Annex 1. Applicant’s motivation letter). The scholarship holder cannot receive  another full scholarship nor salary with a CIMO grant.

Number of award(s):Not Known

Duration of award(s): The  Fellowships period may vary from 3 to 12 months. The period may be extended  only in exceptional cases. Visits shorter than 3 months will not be funded.

What does it cover?  The grant is from 900 to  1,200 euro/month. The grant may be less than €1,200 per month, if the  scholarship holder is granted other funding. The grant is personal and is intended to cover for the  subsistence costs of the scholarship holder in Finland. Additional support for  accommodation will not be paid nor will CIMO pay travel or visa / residence  permit expenses. Trips abroad to collect research materials cannot be included  in the scholarship period.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Decisions will be made within  approximately 3 months after receipt of application.

How to Apply:Applications should be submitted on the  attached CIMO Fellowships application form, which should be filled in  electronically, printed and signed. You can move from field to field using, for  example, the tab key. Use your mouse or the space key to select the appropriate  option. Open text fields should be filled in the section appearing in grey. Please remember to save the form  on your computer before filling it in! The application can be made in Finnish,  Swedish or English. Two copies of the application with required attachments  should be submitted to CIMO. Please mark the envelope with “CIMO  Fellowships”.The following  attachments are required: -Applicant’s motivation: take no more than one page  to present the motivation for the proposed cooperation, its significance to the  host institution, the background for the cooperation and a short description of  the research environment. You should also explain the commitment of the host  institution to the project and its possible financial support to the scholarship  holder, especially if your application is for less than €1,200 per month. A  preliminary plan for subsequent funding of proposed research will be required in  case the application is submitted in order to begin a doctoral dissertation in  Finland (or to continue a doctoral dissertation at its early  stages). -Complete CV of the scholarship candidate, which should include, for  example, any previous visits to Finland, qualifications (a Master’s degree is a  minimum requirement) and publications. -Research plan (2 to 5 pages,  including an introduction, objectives, work plan/work methods, expected results  and their possible applications.

 Scholarship Application Deadline: There is  a rolling deadline. Applications must be submitted at least 5 months before the  proposed scholarship period.

CIMO  Fellowship application instructions

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Degree Level:

CIMO Fellowships Programme, International Doctoral Students, Finland, 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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