2014-2015 Oulu International Masters Scholarships in Finland

The scholarship is for one academic year and covers the full international tuition fee.

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The University of Oulu, Finland, invites applications for the 2014 Oulu International Masters Scholarships which is open to academically talented international students in architecture, business, economics, education, engineering, and sciences. The scholarship is aimed at students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year international Master’s programmes.

Worth of Awards

The scholarship is for one academic year and covers the full international tuition fee. In order to retain the scholarship in the second year of study, a student must have completed 45 ECTS by the end of their first academic year.  If a student does not achieve this requirement, they will be liable to pay the full international tuition fee if they wish to complete their Master’s degree programme.

Eligibility

  • Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2014, if they are Non-EU/EEA citizens who do not have a permanent residence permit in Finland
  • Eligible to apply for a Master’s degree programme at the University of Oulu for academic year 2014 – 2015. The applicant has obtained their first academic degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) from a recognised institution of higher education
  • Applicants who are in their last term/semester of studies during the application period, can apply for the scholarship
  • Applicants who receive a conditional offer of study placement for a Master’s programme will receive a conditional scholarship offer.

Applicants not eligible for the International Master’s Scholarship are:

  • Non-EU/EEA citizens who have a permanent residence permit in Finland,
  • EU/EEA citizens or comparable persons
  • University of Oulu students who have been accepted to study BEFORE the academic year 2014 – 15.

How to Apply

  • There is no separate application for the International Master’s Scholarship. All applicants for University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes need to complete the Online Application Form for admission
  • Those applicants who are applying for the University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Scholarship,” which can be found at the end of the Online Application Form
  • The International Master’s Scholarship application form cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Online Application Form for admission

To Submit Your Application

  • Create a user account and fill in the application (You will see the icon when admission application form opens in December.)
  • Print out the Application Form
  • Collect the required enclosures: They are listed on the front page of the Application Form when application opens in December. Mark down your Application Form number into every document, and also into the lower left corner of the envelope.
  • Send the Application form with the requested application documents to the mailing address of the University Admissions Finland:

University Admissions Finland
Yliopistonkatu 2
FI-00170 Helsinki
FINLAND.
(If you use a courier service, please also mark down the University Admissions Finland’s phone number: +358 (0)9   191 23528)

Selection Criteria

Admissions and scholarships decisions will be taken at the same time. Those students successful in obtaining an International Master’s Scholarship will be notified at the same time as their offer of admission to their International Master’s programme is confirmed.

International Master’s programmes in the scholarship scheme 2014–15:

Architectural Design
Astronomy and Space Physics
Barents Environmental Engineering (BEE)
Ecology and Population Genetics (ECOGEN)
Education and Globalisation (EdGlo)
Finance (MF)
Financial and Management Accounting (FMA)
International Business (IB)
Learning, Education and Technology (LET)
Magnetic Resonance in Materials (MRM)
Protein Science and Biotechnology
Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment (GS3D)
Synchrotron Radiation Based Science and Accelerator Physics
Wireless Communications Engineering (WCE)

How to Apply

There is no separate application for the International Master’s Scholarship. All applicants for University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes need to complete the Student Application Form. Those applicants who are applying for the University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Scholarship,” which can be found at the end of the Student Application Form. The International Master’s Scholarship application form cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form.

Required Documents

  • Application Form
  • 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
  • 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
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in Europass CV format
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Applicants for Architectural Design are required to submit a portfolio with the other documents.

Deadline: Application cycle for 2014 closes January 31, 2014. You should submit your application in time.

For more information, and to apply, visit their website by clicking here.

To learn more about the step-by-step procedure for applying, and to start your application online, click here.

14 COMMENTS

  1. Hello i will love to study at your University i will be so happy if you can help me through the process.

  2. Is this scholarship applicable for Mechanical Engineers seeking for MS degree in Mechanical Engineering?
    I have seen that the university have Mechanical Engineering department but in your description ME is not included. Please inform me in this regard.

  3. Master ofDevelopment in Global Environment(GS3D)COURSE is well tailared to address cross cutting contempoarary development issues in the emmerging economies. The modules of research methods, development theories, micro and macro economics as well as development policy and envornmental studies make this course an answer to sub saharan development problem.
    Attending this course would not only boost my capacity but also enhances my leadership skills and abilities to return home and take effective role in working together to acheive the development standards.
    With this few overview, I woul d like to express my continued interest and willingness to attend the course with my previous education qualification in development studies at bachelor level, I believe that I will exhibit high quality talents and share the well of experiences from the diverse sect of walks right from fellow scholars and also from the professional team of academics staff.please scholarship hub, thank you for expossing such a valuable scholarship infor to us.bravo Bravo.

  4. i am from Ghana an English speaking country. We speak and write English in our daily life, at my diploma level in the university i choose english (oral and writing) as one of my subject which a passed successfully.Currently i am in my final year doing Bachelor of Business Administration. My question is what language proficiency do i need again to apply for this scholarship?

  5. Please,i am interested in the masters in wireless communication engineering.how do i gain admission into the 2014/2015 academic year with scholarship.

  6. I want to study at your unversity in the feild of Finance(MF) or Financial and Management Accounting (FMA)or International Business (IB).I have bachler degree from Addis Ababa Unversity in Accountig and Finance.

    • Please click on the link at the end of the story and follow instructions to apply. Best wishes!

  7. My name is Haileslassie Gebremeskel I am an Ethiopian young gay graduated with Bachelor Science in Horticulture on June 27, 2007 G.C form Jimma University. After I had been graduated I worked in ministry of agriculture and rural development for the last three years. But at this time I am working in Ethiopian Institute Agricultural Research, Wondo Genet Agricultural Research Center under the Crop Research Process as Aromatic, Medicinal and Biofuel plants case team coordinator and junior researcher particularly focusing on (collection of new variety from the wild, Optimization of agronomic for cultivation, Recommended fertilizer and pesticide use, Development of fast growing varieties with disease tolerance, high yield(high herbage yield and essential oil content), producing plant that prevent, alleviate and cure human health safely than the synthetic once, early maturing, Determination of maturity and time of harvesting, Number of economically viable harvests and methods of harvesting) which are proposed as the main production aspect of those projects conducting by the institution. I tried to use all my effort to prepare relevant documents for the different organization and institution including manual and scientific paper (as published in Journal of Medicinal Aromatic plant Science and biotechnology, Japan). For me, it is not enough to explore my potential that is why I summon this opportunity to pursue my post graduate studies.
    kindly regards
    Haileslassie Gebremeskel

    • Hello Abebe, we are not the scholarship sponsors. We just provide you the information and expect you to follow the link at the end of the story to apply. Let us know if there is any way we can help you. Best wishes!

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