Finland Scholarships

Finland Scholarships are offered for Master's and Doctoral studies at Finnish research and arts universities.

Finland Scholarships for Master's Degree Students

The Finland Scholarship offers international students from outside the EU/EEA help in funding university education in Finland, ensuring they get the best support for making most of their studies, nurturing their talents and launching successful careers after graduation.

The scholarships are aimed at gifted non-EU/EEA students who are liable to tuition fees and apply for international master’s programmes at the Finnish universities listed below. 

The scholarship covers a first-year tuition fee and a relocation grant of 5000€ as a minimum. Many universities offer further scholarship options for the second year of master’s studies, please see the links for the participating institutions below. 

You can apply for the scholarship from the university when you apply for admission. Please check the application procedure, deadlines and detailed requirements directly from the university.

More information about the Finland Scholarship is available from the participating universities’ websites:


Finland Doctoral Fellowships

As part of the Finland Scholarship programme, Finland Fellowships is a funding option for non-EU/EEA students and researchers admitted to start their Doctoral studies at one of Finnish research and arts universities.

The Finland Fellowship contributes to the salary paid by your Finnish university and also includes a 2000€ arrival grant. Check the Finland Fellowship details with your Finnish university - see list above.

Finland Scholarships are available from 2022 to 2024. The scholarships are funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture.