The size and the number of renewal grants awarded may vary as they are dependent on available funding each year.
Application deadline for 2019-2020 period is June 2, 2019.
Graduate students, please note that before submitting your Renewal grant application, you need to be in contact with IIE to arrange your visa matters for your studies in the following academic year.
Fulbright Finland makes decisions on the renewal grants by the end of June. Fulbright-Technology Industries of Finland program has its own notification time in late August-early September.
The grant will be paid to the grantee in September.
The following criteria will be used in the selection of the renewal grant recipients:
- Contribution to the objectives of the Fulbright program, documented by the grantee’s reports, e-mails, and other contacts to the Fulbright Finland throughout the Fulbright year, and a statement enclosed with the renewal grant application.
- Financial need.
- Academic qualifications and satisfactory progress of the study project.
Grantees should send their application to the Fulbright Finland by June 2, 2019. A complete application includes:
- Application form
- Justifications. Attach a short letter (max 500 words) in English stating why you are applying for the renewal grant. Please detail your involvement and activities promoting the Fulbright program and/or educational exchange while in the U.S. so far.
- Brief supporting statement (200-500 words) from your academic supervisor.