The entire operation of the Fulbright Finland Foundation is based on a partnership network. Founded by a partnership agreement by two governments, its later development and growth is based on a broad range of public and private partnerships, bringing universities, research agencies, non-profit organizations and private foundations into the core of the operation.

Funding for the Fulbright Finland Foundation is provided in annual allocations by:

  • The Finland-America Educational Trust Fund, Helsinki, Finland
  • Ministry of Education, Finland
  • U.S. Department of State

Funding partners in Finland (long-term agreements):

  • Aalto University
  • Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
  • Hanken School of Economics
  • Idman Foundation
  • KAUTE Foundation
  • LUT University
  • Nokia Foundation
  • Saastamoinen Foundation
  • Tampere University
  • Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation
  • Turku University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Eastern Finland
  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Jyväskylä
  • University of Turku
  • University of Oulu
  • University of Vaasa
  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Additionally, 11 out of all 13 Finnish universities currently participate in cost-share funding for Fulbright Finland grants for study and research in the United States.

Funding partners in the United States

  • EducationUSA
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • The Friends of Fulbright Finland alumni network
  • The Lois Roth Foundation
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Florida Polytechnic University

The Fulbright Finland Foundation highly appreciates the support of the following partners that provide invaluable in-kind and other support for the Foundation’s work:

  • Ateneum Art Museum
  • City of Helsinki
  • Embassy of the United States of America, Helsinki
  • White & Case
  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland
  • Saastamoinen Foundation
  • Sibelius Upper Secondary School
  • City of Espoo
  • City of Turku

 …and the countless alumni and individuals who support the Fulbright Finland Foundation and its activities every day of the year.

If you would like to join us, collaborate with us in some capacity, please contact us to discuss ideas and opportunities further.

See also Players in the Fulbright Program Communities

"The Fulbright Finland Foundation has long been a leader and pioneer among Fulbright Commissions across the globe." - Ian Campbell, Chargé d'Affaires, U.S. Embassy Helsinki