Finnish Government offers Scholarships for International Students for Pursuing Doctoral Studies and Research at Finnish Universities in Finland 2013-2014
About Scholarship: The Finnish Government offers scholarships of 3-9 months for Doctoral level studies, research and teaching at a higher education institution in Finland. The Finnish Government Scholarship Pool programme is open to young researchers from all academic fields. The scholarships cannot be applied for post-Doctoral studies or research.
Study Subject: Any subject
Course Level: Research and PhD
Scholarship By: Finnish Government
Location: Finnish universities
-intend to pursue post-Master’s level studies as a visiting student, participate in a research project or teach at a higher education institution or public research institute in Finland; priority will be given to doctoral studies
-have established contact with the Finnish receiving institution before applying
-have a letter of invitation from the academic supervisor in Finland; the invitation should also explain the commitment of the host institution to the project
-have earned a Master’s-level degree before applying
-not have spent already more than one year at a Finnish higher education institution immediately before the intended scholarship period in Finland
-be able to give proof of sufficient skills in speaking and writing the language needed in study/research
-be a national of one of the eligible countries listed below.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine can apply.
Number of awards offered: 10
Duration: It is applicable for 3-9 months.
Cover: It offers a monthly allowance of EUR 1200. The allowance is sufficient for one person only.
Notification: CIMO will inform both successful and unsuccessful candidates of the results by June annually.
Apply: By post
Deadline: 28 February each year
Further Information: http://www.cimo.fi/programmes/cimo_scholarships