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Scholarships

The Finno-Ugrian Society provides two annual scholarships and a variable amount of thesis awards. More information on the scholarships and awards can be found on this page whenever an application period is approaching.

General information on the scholarships and awards

1. Application period in April

In March, the Finno-Ugrian Society announces the scholarship for young researchers or students planning a career as researchers of Finnish and Finno-Ugric languages open for application. The scholarship is distributed from the foundation of Minette and Otto Donner, Mikko Korhonen, Julius Mark and donors. The scholarship is aimed at projects relevant to the goals of the Society and the scholarship amount is determined annually by the Council of the Society.

The final decision on the recipient/s of the scholarships will be announced in the general meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society in May.

2. Application period in October

In October, the Finno-Ugrian Society announces the scholarship distributed from the foundation of Albert Hämäläinen for research on Finno-Ugric peoples in Russia open for application. The scholarship is primarily aimed at ethnographical research, yet it can be granted to other areas of research as well. The amount of the scholarship is determined annually by the Council of the Society.

The final decision on the recipient/s of the scholarships will be announced in the general meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society in November.

3. Thesis awards from the foundations of August Ahlqvist, Yrjö Wichmann, Kai Donner and Artturi Kannisto

Thesis awards are distributed annually. The recipients will be decided by a committee consisting of the president of the Finno-Ugrian Society, two representatives chosen by the Council of the Society and representatives chosen by the Society for the Study of Finnish. Thesis awards will be granted in the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Finnish in March.

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8 November, 2017

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