Societas Pro Fauna et Flora Fennica grants

Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica awards grants for research that relates to the fauna or the flora of Finland. Grants are primarily awarded to students working on their master’s or doctoral theses. As a rule, grants are not awarded for post doc studies. Students working on their MSc thesis may apply for research grants of up to 2,000 euros. Students working on their PhD thesis may apply for research grants of up to 1,750 euros/month, for a time period of at most 6 months, and, additionally, for a sum of up to 2,000 euros for equipment and travel expenses. Recipients of grants that exceed 4,288.00 euros are required to take a MYEL pension insurance.

Time of application: 1 February – 28 February in the spring (1 February – 29 February during leap years), and 15 September – 15 October in the fall.

A research plan, a budget and a CV must be included with the application. NB! All attachments should be included in one single file (in MS Word or pdf format). For the application, which is made only electronically, there is a specific form which can be found here during the application period.

Applicants who receive a grant from Societas are expected to send in a a report about the progress of the work before the end of the year (i.e., by 31 December) during which the grant was received.

For more information about the Societas grants, please contact either the Society’s Secretary or President.