Name of funding opportunity

Post-graduate and research scholarships for kindred peoples

Funding organisation website


The Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) awards scholarships for Finno-Ugric post-graduate students and researchers who carry out research in Finno-Ugric languages in Russia in universities outside Finland. You can apply for the scholarships for kindred peoples for post-graduate studies or research in a Finnish university or a research centre for a period of 1 to 12 months (1.500 eur/month), or for visits of 1 to 4 weeks (375 eur/month).

Application guidelines

The host university or research centre in Finland will apply for the scholarship of 1 to 12 months. Applications should be submitted at least two months before the planned scholarship period starts.

In the case of the scholarships of 1 to 4 weeks, the post-graduate student or researcher should apply for the grant themselves at least two months before the planned visit.

Application guidelines and forms available at

Application period

Continous call

Contact information

Riitta Uotila
email: skk(at)