Name of funding opportunity

Grants for 2019


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.

Application guidelines

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.

For enquiries regarding grants, please contact Anu Imppola, Manager of the Research Foundation, tel: +358 10 426 3803.