CIMO Doctoral Fellowships 2018 in Finland



This programme is open to young Doctoral level students and researchers from all countries and from all academic fields. Master’s level studies or post-doctoral studies/research are not supported in the programme.This programme is only for Doctorate (or Double Doctorate) at a Finnish university.

Host Institution:

Accredited Finish Host Institutions

Field of study:

PhD Degree in all academic fields

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

All international students but priority is given to these countries such as Russia, China, India, Chile, Brazil and North America.

Scholarship value:

The monthly allowance is 1,500 euros. The scholarship is intended to cover living expenses in Finland for a single person. No additional allowance for housing is paid. Expenses due to international travel to and from Finland are not covered by CIMO.The scholarship period may vary from 3 to 12 months.


1. Only the hosting Finnish university can act as an “applicant” in the CIMO Fellowship programme.

2. Applications should be submitted at least 5 months before the intended scholarship period.

3. Please see the section ‘Doctoral Admissions‘ for further information (you’ll find links to the universities’ Doctoral Admissions pages there). You are also advised to visit the Finnish universities’ own websites for info on Doctoral level study and research options.


There are no annual application deadlines in the CIMO Fellowship programme. Applications may be considered at all times.

Application process:

It is important to read to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: