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

Starting 2021, the foundation Metsämiesten säätiö will award IUFRO grants directly. Application period of the foundation is 1 December 2020 through 31 January 2021. Check the instructions:

https://www.mmsaatio.fi/apurahat/apurahan-hakijalle/apurahat-vuodelle-2021.html