Scholarships Merit-based
University of Turku

Finland Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
5000 EUR
Grant
Finland
Location
31 May 2024
Application deadline

About

The University of Turku supports merited and motivated students with generous scholarships. Scholarships are offered for both Bachelor’s and Master’s level studies, for students who are subject to tuition fees.

 

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

One

Grant

Up to 5,000 EUR (€)

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses

Description

The Finland Scholarship is a scholarship category for the best non-EU/EEA applicants who are admitted to Master’s degree studies at the University of Turku. Each international Master’s programme of UTU can award a Finland Scholarship to their applicant(s) with most merit. The number of Finland Scholarship recipients per programme depends on the programme quota.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The Finland Scholarship covers the tuition fee and includes a separate 5,000 € grant for expenses in starting the studies in Turku, Finland. The 5,000 € grant will be paid to a Finnish bank account during the first semester, after the student has enrolled as an attending student at the University of Turku and moved to Finland.

As part of the Finland Scholarship decision, the scholarship recipient is also granted a conditional second year scholarship to cover 100% of the second year’s tuition fee. In order to confirm the second year scholarship the student must complete 45 credits by the end of March or 55 credits by the end of June of their previous study year. Details will be given in the scholarship offer.

Eligibility

  • Finland Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit. Extracurricular activities are not evaluated and means testing is not used.
  • The programmes rank their applicants based on the admission criteria that may include an interview, motivation letter or relevant academic experience in addition to the grades of the previous degree.
  • The highest ranked applicant(s) in each programme are then proposed to the scholarship committee as candidates for the scholarships. The committee awards the scholarships to the best candidate(s) of each programme.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Finland

Nationality

200 nationalities

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

31 May 2024

You can apply for the Finland Scholarship at the same time as applying for admission to one of our Master’s degree programmes if you are subject to tuition fee. Applying for a Finland Scholarship is simple: just indicate “yes” in the appropriate questions on your application form for the programme.

All applicants who have applied for the scholarship will receive information of the decisions in their admission offer. If the admitted student has been put on the waiting list for the Finland Scholarship, they will be informed of a possible scholarship at the latest by the end of May.

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