Finland offers 25-30 scholarships of 1000€ for one semester and 1500€ for two semesters + travel grant of 500€ or 1000€ depending on the destination.
Finnish institutions organize the application rounds for their own students according to their timetables.
The national north2north contact person allocates waivers to institutions at the end of November, and the institutional north2north contact persons select the students who get the waivers.
Institutions apply for funding from the national north2north contact person and pay the scholarships to their students.
Finland also offers some scholarships for Russian and North American inbound students, 3000€ for one semester and 5000€ for two semesters.
The Russian and North American institutional north2north contact persons send the application packages of their students by February 15 to the Finnish institutions that the students have selected as their first choice.
The Finnish institutional north2north contact persons send a prioritized list of inbound applicants, who they preliminary can accept, to the national north2north contact person by March 15.
After the national north2north contact persons have double-checked that there are no same applicants to the Nordic institutions, the national north2north contact person confirms to Finnish institutions which inbound students can be awarded a scholarship.
The Finnish institutional north2north contact persons will inform the Russian and North American institutional north2north contacts which of the students can continue the application process. The Finnish institutional north2north contact persons will also contact the pre-selected students with instructions on how to apply using the institutions' own application system. After reviewing the final applications, the Finnish institutions pay the scholarship to the selected students.