Travel grants

NB! Due to current travel restrictions, doctoral researchers can only apply grants for participating virtual conferences or courses.

Call for participating virtual conferences and courses (updated 6.4.2021)

You can apply funding for virtual course or conference when you participate to the event remotely. Maximum amount of the grant is 500€ and it can be used for registration fee. The grant is claimed after the course/conference based on the actual costs.

Course or conference has to be suitable for applicants' doctoral studies (doctoral/advanced level with relevant content). Applicant is required to search for suitable course or conference by him/herself. Note that there are also many free online courses and conferences organized. By participating on these it is possible to gain ECTS credits based on supervisor's evaluation.

The deadline for applying is 30.4.2021.
Conference/course must occur during year 2021. The funds should be claimed in 2 weeks after the event. For the virtual conferences/courses organized in the end of the year, the funds should be claimed at the latest 11th of December 2021.

Note, that you must apply grant before the course/conference is organized.  Apply funding for online conference or virtual course using this application form (form is available from 6th of April 2021 onwards).

Supervisor statement is an obligatory attachment to your application. Ask your supervisor to send the statement to uniogs (at) oulu.fi by the application deadline or attach the statement to your application form. 

Supervisor statement must include:

  1. Justification of the importance of the course/conference 
  2. Justification of the suitability of the course/conference to applicant’s doctoral studies (is the course a doctoral level course)
  3. Supervisor's estimate of the number of credits (ECTS) that can be granted from the course/conference.

Incomplete applications, or applications arriving after the deadline, will not be considered.  Travel grant recipients will be announced on UniOGS website after the decision.

Last updated: 6.4.2021