Application Opens: Applications will formally open on 15th December 2016
Application Closes: Applications will close on 25th January 2016 for programs starting in August 2017.
Eligible Countries: You are eligible to apply if you are an International student
To be taken at (Institution): The prestigious University of Oulu in Finland
Scholarship Info: The Finland scholarships are targeted at students who intend to study for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year international Master’s programmes. Each scholarship is for one academic year and will cover the full international tuition fee.
To retain the scholarship in the following year of study, the scholar is expected to have completed 55 ECTS by the end of the previous academic year. If this is not achieved, the scholar will be required to pay the full tuition fees required to remain eligible for the scholarship in the Master’s degree programme. An exception to this rule can be made if a student has been granted approved leave from studies (e.g. due to serious illness).
Type: Masters Programs
Eligibility: You are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2017-18, if you are:
- Non-EU/EEA citizen who do not have a permanent residence permit in Finland.
- Eligible to apply for a Master’s degree programme at the University of Oulu for academic year 2017 – 18.
- The applicant has obtained their first academic degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) from a recognised institution of higher education.
- The applicant proves a high level of proficiency in English language. Approved methods of demonstrating language proficiency.
Additionally, applicants who are in their last term/semester of studies during the application period, can apply for the scholarship. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of study placement for a Master’s programme will receive a conditional scholarship offer.
Duration: The scholarship will be valid for 1 year.
Value of Scholarship: This is a scholarship covering the tuition fee and as such will cover the costs of tuition fees. However,the tuition fee would not cover the living expense such as accommodation, meals, and transportation. All accepted scholars will be required to finance their living costs by themselves.
How to Apply: Note that there is no separate application required for the International Finland Scholarships. All applicants for University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes would be required to complete the Student Application Form. Those applicants who are applying for the University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Scholarship,” which can be found at the end of the Student Application Form. The International Master’s Scholarship application form cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form.
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