University of Oulu Fully-Funded Scholarships for International Students in Finland, 2018-2019
Applications are invited for University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2018-2019.
The scholarship is aimed at students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year International Master’s programmes.
The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland, located in the city of Oulu. It was founded on July 8, 1958. The university has around 16,000 students and 3,000 staff.
All applicants are required to prove a high level of proficiency in the English language. All programmes ask the applicant to submit documented evidence of their level of English.
Application deadline: January 24, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Scholarship Award: The tuition fee waiver awarded covers either 85% or 100 % of the full tuition fee depending on the programme. Applicants can apply for the tuition scholarship as part of the admissions process. University of Oulu IM Scholarships does not cover living costs. The University of Oulu offers international master’s scholarships in two different categories:
85% Tuition Fee Scholarship for Oulu Business School Programmes
covers 85% of the tuition fee in a 2-year Master’s Programme in Oulu Business School International Master’s Programmes
is granted for students who are liable to pay tuition fees and who are admitted in one of the following Oulu Business School International Master’s Programmes:
Financial and Management Accounting
International Business Management
100% Tuition Fee Scholarship
covers 100% of the tuition fee in a 2-year Master’s Programme in all international master’s programmes except Oulu Business School international master’s programmes
is granted for students who are liable to pay tuition fees and who are admitted in a 2-year international master’s programme
In order to retain the scholarship in the following year of study, a student must have completed 55 ECTS by the end of the previous academic year. If a student does not achieve this requirement during the first year of studies, they will be liable to pay the full international tuition fee for the second year if they wish to complete their Master’s degree programme. An exception to this rule can be made if a student has been granted approved leave from studies (e.g. due to serious illness).
Number of Scholarships: Numbers are not given.
Nationality: International students
Scholarship can be taken in Finland
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: International students can apply for this Master’s Scholarship Scheme.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2018-19 if they meet the admissions criteria and are liable to pay the tuition fee. The scholarship application will be processed in the selection procedure only if the applicant meets the admissions criteria.
English Language Requirements: All applicants are required to prove a high level of proficiency in the English language. All programmes ask the applicant to submit documented evidence of their level of English.
There is no separate application system for the International Master’s Scholarship. Applications for the International Master’s Scholarship are submitted together with the application for the preferred study option in Studyinfo portal.
How to Apply: The International Master’s Scholarship application section cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form. Application documents, which are required for all of the programmes are the following:
Copy of Bachelor’s (or higher) degree certificate in original language / Temporary (provisional) degree certificate
Translation of Bachelor’s degree certificate if original document is not issued in English, Finnish or Swedish
Information for applicants graduating after the application deadline.
Copy of transcript of records of Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in original language
Translation of transcript of records of Bachelor’s degree if original document is not issued in English, Finnish or Swedish
Proof of language proficiency
Copy of passport’s information page or a copy of an official ID card