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University of Helsinki International Student Scholarship Grant Finland 2012

University of Helsinki is offering Master’s Degree Scholarship Programme in form of International Student Grant in 2012

The University of Helsinki is giving about 50 start-up grants to qualified students who are accepted to study in an International Master’s Degree Programme. The amount of each grant will be €1000 to €1500 euro. The grants are not meant to cover living expenses, but is hoped that the little extra money helps new students to settle in Helsinki.

Course of Study

The International Student Grant is available for students who are admitted in 2012 into the programmes below:

  • Adult Education and Developmental Work Research
  • Algorithms and Machine Learning
  • Art Theory, Criticism and Management
  • Atmosphere-Biosphere Studies
  • Bayesian Statistics and Decision Analysis
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Democracy and Global Transformations
  • Economics
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity and Integration
  • European Studies
  • Food Sciences
  • Forest Sciences and Business
  • Forestry and Environmental Engineering
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Intercultural Encounters
  • Media and Global Communication
  • Multidisciplinary Studies on Urban Environmental Issues
  • Networking and Services
  • Neuroscience
  • International Business Law and Public International Law
  • Plant Production Science
  • Religious Roots of Europe
  • Social Sciences
  • Space Sciences
  • Theological Work in Church and Society
  • Translational Medicine

Eligibility Criteria

  • You are eligible for the scholarship grant as soon as you have accepted placement and registered for studies at the University of Helsinki.
  • In addition, you have to make your personal study plan (HOPS) during the first period of the autumn term, get it authorized by your department and start you studies according to the plan.
  • Students who are Finnish citizens or who reside in Finland are not eligible for the grant.

How to Apply

The University of Helsinki has only one application period per year for graduate students (Bachelor degree holders applying for a Master’s programme). The next application period (for studies starting in the early autumn of 2012) begins in late November 2011 and closes on January 31, 2012 (Deadline). All graduate applicants register through University Admissions Finland’s My UAF registration service.

As a rule, students who are applying for graduate (Master’s) studies do not participate in entrance examinations. They are accepted through direct admission. Direct admission is based on the content, scope and quality of the applicant’s previous degree and as well as on the resources of the department and/or major subject in question. Another area in focus is the applicant’s language proficiency.

Specific Country Requirements

Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon
If your degree is awarded in Nigeria, Ghana or Cameroon, an original official transcript of records sealed by the university must be sent directly from your university to University Admissions Finland in an official envelope of the university. Visit link below for general requirements.

Visit Scholarship Webpage and Application procedure for more details

  1. kenneth k sarpong says

    my name is Kenneth Kwasi Sarpong and i want to study in your Finland in next year the course i wanted to read is Biblical Studies, counseling and Networking. what must i do to get the admission form before the date.

  2. nishadhi says

    Dear all,
    i’m an undergradute of Statistics & Operation Research. This is my final year & i wish to do my Msc in Operation Research. Can you please inform me whether there’s an Msc is available in this subject area. If so how can i apply for it.
    thank you

  3. jeff says

    hi my name is Jeff. i studied my first degree in education. can i get a scholarship to do my second degree in Finland? and if yes what should i do? thanks.please reply me.

  4. Emnet says

    Have done my BA in journalism and communications here in Ethiopia, Is it possible to peruse MA also in Journalism and international communication?

  5. Monica Nuna Wambui says

    Thank you for this opportunity.My name is Monica Nuna and would wish to raise my intellectual antennae by pursuing an MA in International realtions.Is there such a vacancy?

  6. Monica Nuna Wambui says

    It is always of global significance to allow for differential academic environments.

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