CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR FINALIZING THE DOCTORAL THESIS 2020
University of Oulu Graduate School UniOGS announces a call for personal working grants up to 3 800 €. The grants are available for doctoral students, who have active doctoral study rights at the University of Oulu and who are at the final stage of their doctoral studies and finalizing doctoral thesis. The applied period can be 0.5-2 full-time working months during time period 15.11.2020-15.5.2021, and the corresponding grant will be 950-3800 euros. Grant recipients are required to be on leave from any salary work during the granted period. The grant will be paid in December 2020.
Requirements are that the applicants need funding to be able to finish their doctoral degree and will be able to defend their thesis in 2021. The final follow-up group meeting should have been carried out before submitting the application.
If you have been working on a four-year salary-based doctoral student position at the University of Oulu, you are not entitled for this grant.
If you have received other grants this year, you may need to apply for the MYEL insurance or extend the insurance period (see https://www.mela.fi/en/grant-and-scholarship-recipients/). Take also into account possible tax payment requirements (see https://www.vero.fi/en/individuals/tax-cards-and-tax-returns/income/earned-income/grants/).
If you are an employee of the University of Oulu, please check carefully the guidelines in Patio (see https://patio.oulu.fi/fi/palvelut-ja-ohjeet/henkilosto/palkat-ja-palkkiot/apurahatutkijat).
Grant recipients are requested to submit a report of their dissertation status after the granted period.
How to apply
Please fill in (i) the application form and submit it together with (ii) the Report of the final Follow-up Group meeting, (iii) motivation letter and (iv) a signed letter from the supervisor (on his/hers view of the state of your project) as one .pdf file to registrar of (kirjaamo (at) oulu.fi). Submission of applications latest on 15.11.2020.
Application and evaluation process
The applications will be evaluated. Decisions will be made by the University of Oulu Graduate School Deans. All applicants will be informed of the selection by e-mail.
For further information, please contact any of the doctoral programme coordinators (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Mirjami Jutila (DP-ITEE)
- Riitta Kamula (DP-TNS)
- Janne Kurtakko (DP-HS)
- Mirja Peltola (DP-HBS)
LINKS TO THE APPLICATION FORM
(!) REMEMBER TO SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FORM AND ALL ATTACHMENTS IN ONE .PDF FILE TO THE REGISTRY (kirjaamo (at) oulu.fi). Name the file: UniOGS-Grant_Firstname_Lastname.