Nokia Foundation is currently offering Jorma Ollila Grant to sponsor recently graduated doctors to further develop their research careers. International applicants are eligible to apply for this Grant.
These personal grants are awarded for the purpose of gaining international experience and research excellence for a period of 1-3 years.
Nokia Foundation promotes and supports Finnish scientific development and education in the fields of information technology, telecommunications and related scientific disciplines.
Course Level: Grants are available to pursue research.
Study Subject: All applications should comply with the charter of Nokia Foundation. In particular, the research should;
- Relate to information and telecommunications technologies — this can include multidisciplinary research that strongly bridges other related fields, like social, behavioral, economics and service sciences, to information and communications technologies
- Support and promote education and research within Finland.
- Relate to one of the following focus areas of the Jorma Ollila special fund:
- Internet of things
- Big data
The current, three focus areas are preliminary for 2017. Final focus areas will be posted here before the summer of 2017.
Scholarship Award: Grants awarded by foundations such as the Nokia Foundation are tax-exempt up to the equivalent amount of Finnish state grants for artists (in 2017: EUR 20 309,40). This is also the maximum amount granted per year from the Jorma Ollila fund.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in Finland
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
The Jorma Ollila special fund was created to support recently graduated doctors to further develop their research careers. These personal grants are awarded for the purpose of gaining international experience and research excellence for a period of 1-3 years. In addition to financial support, the new special fund will support the selected applicants through the contact network of Nokia Foundation.
Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for these Grants.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.
English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is September 25, 2017.