Scholarships Merit-based
University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
Finland
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

University of Helsinki can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

University of Helsinki awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Tuition fee waiver

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's programme at the University of Helsinki.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Each degree programme may award scholarships covering either 50% or 100 % of the tuition fee.

As part of the national Finland Scholarship programme University of Helsinki awards Finland Scholarships. You may apply for this scholarship when applying for our international master’s degree programmes. Finland scholarships include 100% tuition fee waiver and a 5000 € relocation grant.

The tuition fee waiver and the 5000 EUR will be renewed for the second year of your studies in case you complete at least 55 credits during your first study year. University of Helsinki may award up to one Finland scholarship for a newly admitted student of each master’s degree programme.

Eligibility

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • You are eligible for the Master’s programme at the University of Helsinki.
  • You are liable for tuition fees: Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries who do not have permanent residence status in the EU/EEA area are liable for tuition fees.
  • You meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for Finland.
  • You have obtained excellent results in your previous studies and can prove this in your application.

The scholarships for new students will be awarded on the basis of academic overall assessment:

  • Previous academic performance and possible letters of motivation, in addition to which the grounds presented by applicants in their grant applications will be taken into consideration.
  • Also University's and programmes strategic goals can be taken into account.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Finland

Nationality

200 nationalities

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

How to apply for a scholarships:

Find the Master's programme you want to apply to through the Master's programmes page.

See the instructions on how to apply to the Master’s programme and prepare the necessary attachments.

Apply for a scholarship with the same application form used to apply to the Master's programme.

Submit all the required attachments.

You may not apply for a scholarship from a specific category, but you can give this as additional information as part of your scholarship application.

Financing

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