Finland: Full Tuition Scholarships for International Students at the University of Oulu, 2018

The Finland scholarships are aimed at students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year international Master’s programmes. The scholarship is for one academic year and covers the full international tuition fee.

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, they will be liable to pay the full international tuition fee 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).

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.

Application Deadline: 24th January 2018 for studies starting in August 2018.

University/institution of Study: University of Oulu

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Oulu

Country of Study: Finland

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Level of Study: Masters Degree

Scholarship Benefits:

The tuition fee is an academic fee and thus covers the costs of tuition. The tuition fee does not cover the living costs such as accommodation, meals, and transportation. All students are required to finance their living costs by themselves.

Field/Area of Study:

  • Architectural Design
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ecology and Population Genetics
  • Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining
  • Education and Globalisation
  • Learning, Education and Technology
  • Product Management
  • Protein Science and Biotechnology
  • Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment
  • Wireless Communications Engineering

Type of Award: Full Tuition


Candidates are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2018-19, 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 2018–19.
    • The applicant has obtained their first academic degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) from a recognised institution of higher education.
    • The applicant proves a high level of proficiency in English language. Approved methods of demonstrating language proficiency.

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.

Instruction on Application:

There is no separate application for the International Finland Scholarships. 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.

Visit scholarship webpage for details

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4 Replies to “Finland: Full Tuition Scholarships for International Students at the University of Oulu, 2018”

  1. I have National diploma in environmental biology upper credit which to further my education in Finland to masters level the grace of God l promise to law abiding student, if application is granted

  2. I am Damtew Dawit from Ethiopia and I have BA degree in Language and Literature/Sidaama Language and Literature. And know I’m working in Hawassa University being as a Graduate Assistant. If I have a chance of fully funded scholarship from you, I prefer to study:
    1. MA in Linhuistics
    2. MA in Journalism and Mass Communication
    3. MA in Literature and other related fields. I would like to say you thank you very much for your support. Who knows, this may be the way that my God changes my life.

  3. I,Ezemuoka Kingsley Nonso from Nigeria,having obtained a Bachelor degree in computer science from Anambra state university.wish to further my education to masters degree level in your please I wish to be given a chance for partially/fully funded scholarship…looking forward to hearing from u soonest
    kind regards.

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