Scholarship for studying in Finland

Finnish universities offer an amazing number of scholarships for fee-paying international degree students. In addition to this, Edunation also offer its own scholarships to international students, which are rewarded once a year. You can apply to both Edunation scholarships and university scholarships. Below, you’ll find more information about the Edunation scholarship, as well as scholarships by our partner universities.

Edunation Scholarships

The Edunation Scholarships are reward to starting undergraduate and postgraduate international students who have committed to study at one of Edunation’s partner universities in Finland. The scholarships are designed to recognize academic excellence, promote cultural diversity and provide financial support to international students. There is no limit to how many Edunation scholarships would be awarded. Each Edunation Scholarship is awarded on a case-by-case basis.

Value of the scholarship

The scholarship offers a reduction of 50% of the first year’s tuition fee of the scholar’s chosen undergraduate or postgraduate program.

Conditions for granting the scholarship

Scholarships in this program have the following conditions:

  • Available for students commencing in August/September 2018 only;
  • Available for commencing international undergraduate and postgraduate degree students
  • Open to students who are required to pay tuition fee in Finland
  • Provides a waiver of 50% of the annual tuition fee for the first year of the program
  • Available for study in any discipline
  • If granted the scholarship, the recipient will commit to writing a blog during the first year. On our website you can find examples of student blogs.
Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:


The following applicants are not eligible to receive the Edunation scholarships:

  • Students who are recipients of a scholarship covering tuition fees awarded by a recognised scholarship awarding body such as a government ministry or department;
Applying for the scholarship

You can apply for the scholarship by filling out the online application form below and submitting it before the scholarship application deadline.

Application is now open and will close on June 30th, 2018.

Required attachments to the scholarship application
  1. One page Statement of Purpose in English
  2. Transcript of Records in English

In your Statement of Purpose, please answer the following questions:

  1.  How will studying in Finland benefit you academically and professionally?
  2.  How could you encourage other students to study in Finland in the future?

Scholarship Application Form

Students who are awarded the scholarship will be informed of the decision two weeks after the application deadline.

Scholarships by our partner universities

Most of Edunation’s partner universities in Finland offer scholarships for fee-paying international degree students. The scholarships varies from a reduction of 45 % of the tuition fee to a full scholarship, where living costs are also paid for. Below is a short overview of the scholarship scheme.

Arcada University of Applied Sciences

  • 50% of the tuition fee

Häme University of Applied Sciences

  • 45% of the tuition fee

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

  • A reduction of the tuition fee worth a value of EUR 3000

Lappeenranta University of Technology

  • 50% Tuition Fee Scholarship: This scheme covers 50% of the tuition fees of a 2-year master’s program
  • 100% Tuition Fee Scholarship: This scheme covers 100% of the tuition fees of a 2-year master’s program
  • Full Scholarship: This scheme covers 100% of the tuition fees of a 2-year master’s Program and the living costs for €5,600 per year

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

  • a scholarship of 30 % of the tuition fee for 2nd academic year
  • a scholarship of 50 % of the tuition fee for 3rd academic year
  • a scholarship of 70 % of tuition fee for the rest of the optimum study time
  • a graduation grant of 80 % of tuition fee for graduation during the optimum study time

Read more about eligibility requirements for the scholarships

Remember also that you may be eligible for scholarships and funding from your home university, government and various foundations supporting studying abroad, too. Read more about other kinds of scholarships here.

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