Get your master's thesis written! grant

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Next application round will start on October-November, 2022.

The aim of the grant is to promote the finalizing of the master’s thesis by providing for an intensive thesis writing period at one of the field stations of the University. The grant is meant for those students that are close to the end of their thesis work. The field stations are located in Hyytiälä, Kilpisjärvi, Lammi, Tvärminne and Värriö.

You can apply for the grant if you are a basic-degree student at the University of Helsinki and you have not been awarded the grant before. The grant is applied for one week and it includes full room and board at the field stations.

Apply via the electronic application system Ulappa. The application round takes place twice a year, in spring and autumn.

  • Grants received in spring can be used during the period between July 1 and 31 December.

Due to the coronavirus situation, grant recipients should inquire about the possibility of grant visits by directly contacting the station they have received the grant for. The research stations make decisions about receiving grant recipient according to their own consideration. 

If you receive a grant you have to contact the field station yourself to book the stay and decide the exact dates for using the grant. Please notice that at certain times during the year the field stations can be very busy (May–September) and there might not be space for any grantees at the stations. The grant must be used during the period of time it has been awarded for. Grant recipients are also responsible for handling their transportation to and from the station. The grant does not cover travel costs.

You can find more information about the field stations on their websites:

In addition to Get your master´s thesis written! grant study programmes may also have own grants aimed for their own students. You can find information about these grants from this article when you are logged in.