Fulbright Center julkistanut stipendit Yhdysvaltoihin lukuvuodelle 2015-2016

Fulbright Centerin tiedote 15.5.2015

Empowering the minds that will find global solutions to tomorrow’s challenges by fostering academic and professional expertise and excellence in leadership, the Fulbright Center expands Finnish-North American collaboration through exchanges of talent and knowledge.

The Fulbright Center awards close to 90 grants for the academic year 2015-2016. These include 41 grants for Finnish students, scholars, teachers, and working professionals. Their grants are cost-shared with the Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation, Centre for International Mobility CIMO, Aalto University, University of Eastern Finland, University of Helsinki, University of Jyväskylä, Lappeenranta University of Technology, University of Tampere, and University of Turku. The Award Ceremony hosted by the City of Helsinki and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs is held at the Helsinki City Hall on May 12, 2015.

The Fulbright Center is a service organization specialized in cultural exchange between Finland and North America. The Center administers grant programs and provides advising, training, and expert services. Including grants sponsored by its partners, the Fulbright Center awards over 990 000 euros annually in scholarships to support the Finnish American academic and professional mobility. Fulbright Center’s largest grant program, the ASLA-Fulbright has enabled for over 3 500 Finnish grantees with different fields of expertise to study or conduct research in the United States. Among these are many who have significantly influenced present-day social, cultural and economic life. Over 1 500 Americans have come to Finland on a Fulbright grant. The Fulbright Center is funded by the Finnish, U.S. and Canadian governments, the Finland-America Educational Trust Fund, and increasingly by private Finnish foundations and Finnish higher education institutions.

Fulbright grants awarded at the Helsinki City Hall on May 12, 2015

 

Additional information:

www.fulbright.fi, tel. 044 5535 286, Executive Director Terhi Mölsä 050 570 5498