Through the University of Oulu Funds, in particular, postgraduate studies and research are supported. The capital of all funds can be increased by donations.
Research is supported through funds
Funds of the University of Oulu include the Professor Pentti Kaitera Fund, named after the first rector of the university, and the University of Oulu Scholarship Fund, which supports research and postgraduate studies. The Scholarship Fund is further divided into title funds.