Name of funding opportunity

Eeva-Liisa Hirvisalo Special Fund’s research grants

Funding organisation website


The fund provides grants for research of natural materials in Finland and for the development of their commercial and technical utilization. Scholarships are awarded primarily for PhD students and young post-doctoral researchers.

Grants will be awarded for the following purposes:
1) to cover travel, research or publishing costs, up to a maximum of 5 000 euros

2) working grants for young researchers: 6 000 euros (3 months), 12 000 euros (6 months) and 24 000 euros (12 months). 12 month grant for post doctoral researchers is 28 000 euros.

Application guidelines

The application is made through KAUTE’s scholarship service. Grant applications with attachments must be submitted by January 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. The referee must submit the reference statement within 7 days of the end of the application period.

Information on the application procedure is available on the Foundation’s website under “Grants”. Late grant applications will not be processed.