The EDUFI Fellowship is intended, particularly, for providing initial funding to carry out research for a doctoral thesis in Finland.
Doctoral students or young researchers from outside Finland studying in a Finnish University department can get initial funding for completing a doctoral research project in Finland, completion of a double degree, or a study visit for exceptionally compelling reasons. The fellowship duration is 3–12 months, visits 3–6 months and 1,500 euros/month (2021) will be awarded to the successful candidate.
EDUFI Finland Fellowship Scholarships 2023 is available to undertake Fellowship, Short Training level programs at Finland Universities.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
The fellows cannot apply for the EDUFI Fellowship themselves, because the grant will be awarded only to a Finnish university department.
The university will pay the grant to the fellow as a personal grant. The university will invoice EDUFI for the grant as a lump sum at the earliest when the scholarship holder’s arrival in Finland is confirmed but at the latest when the scholarship period begins.
The grant can be split over several periods.
The grant is intended to cover the living costs of the fellow in Finland. We will not pay separate accommodation costs or contribute to travel, visa, residence permit or insurance costs.
Any foreign nationality student can apply for this scholarship.
You can apply for the fellowship grant if
you work as a researcher or a teacher in a Finnish university department
you will be hosting the research fellow
you will commit to common objectives with the research fellow
you will offer facilities and equipment for the use of the research fellow
you will supervise the research.
You can apply for a fellowship for a non-Finnish post-graduate (post-Master’s degree) student or a young researcher that you will invite to Finland or who has been in Finland for a maximum of one year before applying for the fellowship.
The EDUFI Fellowship is available to all foreign nationals and all fields of study.
You can fill in the EDUFI Fellowship application form in Finnish, Swedish, or English. The application form comes with instructions on how to fill it out and a list of required annexes. Please post the signed form and annexes by e-mail to: Kirjaamo(at) oph.fi, and write “EDUFI Fellowship” in the subject line of the e-mail.
NB! EDUFI will not process applications where the applicant is some other than a Finnish university representative.