Orion Research Foundation Grants for International Students 2018, Finland

Publish Date: Jul 30, 2018

Deadline: Sep 10, 2018

Orion Research Foundation grants can be applied for between 1 August and 10 September 2018


Grants are designated for medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and natural sciences related to those, such as chemistry and physics,

1) for researchers with a doctorate (completed in the five years running up to 10 September 2018 *)), for continuation of research (maximum EUR 50,000) and
2) for young scientists without a doctorate, for scientific research (maximum EUR 5,000).

The Foundation does not award travel grants, for example for travel to congresses. The smaller grants (maximum EUR 5,000) are always personal grants and not for expenditure. Research abroad with the grant is appreciated. Applicant shall attach the engagement letter from place of performance for research of post doctorate grant.

Apply by filling in the electronic form on the Foundation’s website . The application form is to be filled in using Finnish, Swedish or English. The Foundation does not take additional attachments or recommendation letters into account. An applicant may receive EUR 50,000 grant once and maximum 5,000 grant a maximum of two times.

The Farmers' Social Insurance Institution (Mela) handles the statutory earnings-related pension and occupational accident insurance of those receiving a grant or scholarship from Finland. Recipients of scientific grants and scholarships have been customers of Mela as of the beginning of 2009.

The grant application period is between 1 August and 10 September 2018. It is not possible to make changes to applications after they have been submitted. The decisions on grants will be published towards the end of 2018 on the Research Foundation’s website. The grants will be paid out in December 2018.
For enquiries regarding grants, please contact Anu Imppola, Manager of the Research Foundation, telephone +358 10 426 3803.

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*) Applicant shall give clarification for surpassing the deadline of five years in CV.

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