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Application of grants of the Finnish Society of Forest Science is open from 18 Jan. to 19 Feb. 2021

Finnish Society of Forest Science promotes forest research in Finland. As a means to reach this goal, the Society awards grants for research, travel that supports research or post-graduate studies, other international activities, language studies, and other purposes that advance forest sciences.

The application for the grants will open on 18 January and close on 19 February 2021 at 16:00. The applications will be submitted using the new electronic grant application system ( Link to system will be activated at the opening of the application period.

We kindly request you to read carefully the grant instructions on the web site of the Finnish Society of Forest Science. Please, note that the research plan for a research grant application must be written in the application form following the format given in the instructions.

Decision on the grants will be made by mid-March. We will notify grantees personally. We will publish the grants in the Spring meeting of the Finnish Society of Forest Science on 6 April 2021. You may start using your grant from 1 May 2021.

Make your application for a IUFRO grant directly to Metsämiesten säätiö

The cooperation of the Finnish Society of Forest Science with the foundation Metsämiesten säätiö on grants for IUFRO activities ends. All application for grants for IUFRO activities must be made directly to Metsämiesten säätiö. The foundation receives applications from 1 December 2021 through 31 January 2021 (instructions in Finnish):

Webinar on grant applications on Thursday, 21 January

We will organise an interactive webinar to all interested in applying a grant from our Society on Thursday 21 January 2021 at 10 to 11. We will first give a short presentation on the most important instructions for applicants and thereafter the participants may make questions. The link will be posted on this page on 21 January in the morning. The webinar language will be English.

We kindly request all applicants planning to apply a grant from the Finnish Society of Forest Science to carefully read: