Are you a young researcher or doctoral-level student looking to pursue your studies in Finland? The EDUFI Fellowships programme offers an exciting opportunity for international students from all academic fields to complete their Doctorate at accredited Finnish universities. In this blog post, we’ll provide a simple guide to this scholarship, covering eligibility criteria, benefits, and application process.
- The EDUFI Fellowships are open to students and researchers from all countries.
- The scholarship supports Doctoral (or Double Doctoral) level studies only; Master’s level or post-doctoral studies/research are not eligible.
- While applicants from all over the world are welcome, special emphasis is given to candidates from Russia, China, India, Chile, Brazil, and North America.
- To apply, you must have established connections with a Finnish host university. The university that wishes to host you will apply for the grant on your behalf.
- The scholarship duration ranges from 3 to 12 months.
- Recipients will receive a monthly allowance of 1,500 euros to cover living expenses in Finland.
- The scholarship is intended for single-person expenses, and no additional allowance for housing is provided.
- Please note that international travel expenses to and from Finland are not covered by EDUFI.
- There are no fixed annual application deadlines for the EDUFI Fellowships programme.
- Applications can be considered at any time, but they should be submitted at least 5 months before the intended scholarship period.
- The application process starts with establishing contacts with a Finnish host university, which can then apply for the grant on your behalf.
- To apply, download the application form from the official scholarship website (link provided below).
For detailed information on Doctoral level study and research options, as well as the application process and requirements, visit the official scholarship website at https://www.oph.fi/en/development/edufi-fellowship.
Studying in Finland with the EDUFI Fellowship can be a life-changing experience, offering access to world-class education and research opportunities. Don’t miss this chance to broaden your horizons and advance your academic journey in the beautiful country of Finland!