Name of funding opportunity

American Studies Scholarship

Funding organisation website


The U.S. Embassy Finland’s annual scholarship provides a grant to students of Finnish nationality, enrolled at a Finnish university, who are currently working on a Master’s Thesis on a United States related topic. We welcome applications from all fields of study. The grant is intended to help the student to complete his/her Master’s Thesis.

Application guidelines
How to apply:
– Print and fill in the application form (PDF, 335 kb)
– Write a personal letter explaining the reasons for applying for this scholarship and how the grant will be used
– Ask your thesis advisor to write a letter of recommendation
– Write a 1-2-page essay on your Master’s Thesis Proposal, including research plan, outline, list of chapters, and timetable
– Prepare your Curriculum Vitae

Please e-mail all of the documents to the American Resource Center at or mail them to:

American Resource Center at the Kaisa House
P.O.Box 53 (Fabianinkatu 30), 00014 University of Helsinki

Application period

20.09.2019 - 29.11.2019

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