University of Helsinki is giving about 50 start-up grants to qualified students who are accepted to study in an International Master’s Degree Programme. The amount of each grant will be 1000-1500 euros. The grants are not meant to cover living expenses, but we hope that the little extra money helps our new students to settle in Helsinki.
The International Student Grant is available for students who are admitted in 2014 into the programmes below:
• Atmosphere-Biosphere Studies
• Bayesian Statistics and Decision Analysis
• Bioinformatics
• Biotechnology
• Chemistry
• Computer Sciences
• Democracy and Global Transformations
• Economics
• Environment and Natural Resources
• Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity and Integration
• European Studies
• Food Sciences
• Forest Sciences and Business
• Geography and Geology
• Intercultural Encounters
• International Business Law and Public International Law
• Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
• Media and Global Communication
• Modeling Molecules and Nanosystems
• Neuroscience
• Physical Sciences
• Plant Production Science
• Religion, Conflict and Dialogue
• Religious Roots of Europe
• Research Master’s Programme in Social Sciences
• Statistics
• Translational Medicine
Eligibility
• Only students who have already been accepted to the University of Helsinki can apply for the grant. You are eligible to apply as soon as you have accepted your placement and registered for studies at the University of Helsinki.
• In addition, after you have applied, you have to make your personal study plan (HOPS) during September, get it authorized by your department and start you studies according to the plan. Students who are Finnish citizens or who reside in Finland are not eligible for the grant.
How to apply
• Apply online
• Only students who have already been accepted to the University of Helsinki can apply for the grant.
• You are eligible to apply as soon as you have accepted your placement and registered for studies at the University of Helsinki. Students who are Finnish citizens or who reside in Finland are not eligible for the Grant.
• You do not need to submit any other documents as the grantees are selected on the basis of their application file. The selection focuses on the quality of your previous studies as well as your motivation level expressed on your application for admission.
• All applicants will be notified about the grant decisions by e-mail after the decisions have been made. For those who received the grant there will also be additional information and instructions about the grants and the International Student Grant Celebration in that e-mail.
For further information, contact, admissions(at)helsinki.fi
Deadline: Apply before August 31, 2014
Click here to apply online

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