The Finnish Concordia Fund supports women’s studies
The Finnish Concordia Fund is an association which promotes the studies and scientific qualification of Finnish women. We award annually more than 140 scholarships to support women’s studies. The scholarship recipients are selected based on The Finnish Concordia Fund is an association that promotes the studies and scientific qualification of Finnish women. We annually award more than 140 scholarships to support women’s studies. The scholarship recipients are selected based on personal applications.
The scholarships are awarded to Finnish citizens pursuing a doctoral degree or a degree from an upper secondary vocational school. Both work and travel scholarships are available for dissertation writers.
The application period for the Finnish Concordia Fund scholarships is during 2‒31 January. Applications are submitted using the electronic grant application system https://konkordia-liitto.apurahat.net/
Applicants pursuing a doctoral degree and applying for either a work or travel scholarship must provide the name and email address of two referees. Upon the submission of the application an email is automatically sent to both referees. The email contains a link leading to the electronic grant application system where the referee may view the grant application and give the statement / letter of recommendation. The deadline for referee statements in 2022 was Feb. 8th. Statements submitted to the electronic application system after this deadline are not acknowledged and will result in the rejection of the grant application.
The Finnish Concordia Fund – 100 years
The Finnish Concordia Fund celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. The original Concordia Fund was established already in 1885 to support women’s status and improve their education in Finland. In 1920, the Concordia Fund was divided into Finnish and Swedish speaking associations.
The Finnish Concordia Fund
PO Box 201
Suomalaisen Konkordia-liiton apurahojen hakuaika on kerran vuodessa, 2. - 31. tammikuuta. Apurahoja myönnetään ammattiopiskelijoille opintojen tueksi sekä ylemmän korkeakoulututkinnon suorittaneille naisille tieteellisiä jatko-opintoja ja ulkomaisia kongressimatkoja varten. Apurahapäätökset julkaistaan huhtikuun puolivälin jälkeen.