Who may apply for a grant?

Research grant of the Finnish Society of Forest Science

  • Doctoral student who is enrolled to doctoral degree studies in a Finnish university.
  • A grant will not be awarded to a doctoral student, who already has a doctoral degree in another field of study, or who has a doctoral degree from a foreign university.
  • Post-doc scientist who works in a Finnish research organisation and whose doctoral degree was awarded less than five years before the closure date of the grant application round. Parental leave and military service or civil service replacing the military service increases the five-year-limit with its duration.
  • An application for post-doc research may be submitted at earliest after the applicant’s dissertation has been approved for public defense (väittelylupa). The date of the permission for public defense must be earlier than the deadline for application submissions.
  • A thesis supervisor may not make the application for their students.

Travel grant of the Finnish Society of Forest Science

  • Doctoral student who is enrolled to doctoral degree studies in a Finnish university.
  • Post-doc scientist who works in a Finnish research organisation and whose doctoral degree was awarded less than five years before the closure date of the grant application round. Parental leave and military service or civil service replacing the military service increases the five-year-limit with its duration.
  • Senior scientists may apply for a travel grant only if they are invited to give a keynote level talk and congress organisers do not pay the travel costs. The talk must appear as a keynote talk in the congress programme.

Other grants of the Finnish Society of Forest Science

  • Master and Doctoral students may apply for a grant for language studies and study travel groups.
  • Only doctoral students or scientists that are more advanced may apply for other grants of this category.
  • Bachelor students and students of universities of applied sciences may not apply any grants.
  • A grant will not be awarded for funding of Master’s theses.

IUFRO grants in cooperation with foundation Metsämiesten säätiö

  • A IUFRO office holder may apply a grant for a IUFRO meeting, in which they have an active office holder role. The name of the office holder must be on the IUFRO’s who-is-who –list (requires registration to the IUFRO’s web site http://www.iufro.org) and the meeting must be listed in the IUFRO’s event calendar (https://www.iufro.org/events/calendar/current/).
  • Doctoral student who is enrolled to doctoral degree studies in a Finnish university.
  • Post-doc scientist who works in a Finnish research organisation and whose doctoral degree was awarded less than five years before the closure date of the grant application round. Parental leave and military service or civil service replacing the military service increases the five-year-limit with its duration.
  • A senior scientist, who is not a IUFRO’s office holder, may apply for a travel grant only if they are invited to give a keynote level talk and congress organisers do not pay the travel costs. The talk must appear as a keynote talk in the congress programme.
  • Organisation of a meeting session in response to a free call for session proposals will not be considered as an office holder task or equivalent to a keynote talk.