Vaasa global student scholarship by University of Vaasa, Finland

Designation/Position- Vaasa global student scholarship

University of Vaasa, Finland invites application for Vaasa global student scholarship for eligible and interested candidates

About- The University of Vaasa offers a Vaasa global student scholarship for students who are subject to tuition fees. Scholarships are applied for by choosing the scholarship option in the application form to the programme. Students are informed about possible scholarships together with the admission results.

Study level- Master’s Degree

Location- University of Vaasa, Finland 


Degree students are eligible for a Finnish state scholarship and a state-guaranteed bank loan only if they have lived in Finland for at least two years in some capacity other than that of a student and if their residence in Finland can be considered to be of a permanent nature. Those who have sufficient other income or who progress poorly in their studies are not eligible for support. As a rule, foreigners who have lived in Finland for less than two years are not eligible for financial support unless specific reasons make their residence in Finland permanent. More information may be obtained from Kela.

  • are EU/EEA citizen
  • are equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • are residing in Finland on a permanent basis
  • have an EU Blue Card

For further information, please see – Am I required to pay tuition fees?

Students are required to pay tuition fees unless they meet the criteria mentioned above and provide documentation of it. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the university with the necessary documentation.

The fees are not applicable to exchange or doctoral students.

Job/Position Description- 

First year scholarship 

The University of Vaasa global student scholarship Each Master’s programme will provide one 100% tuition fee waiver to the best ranked tuition fee subjected student based on the previous academic merits reviewed during application process. Each Master’s programme will also provide five 50% tuition fee waivers to the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth best ranked tuition fee subjected students based on the previous academic merits reviewed during application process. All first year scholarships include a conditional 50% scholarship for the second year (see below).Scholarships are personal and linked to the acceptance of the offered study place. They do not transfer to other universities. 
Second year scholarship –

The University of Vaasa global student award for academic excellenceEvery student proceeding with the studies in the target time (approximately 55 ECTS during the first year) is entitled to a 50% tuition fee waiver for the second year.If the student was granted a first year scholarship to the programme, the second year scholarship is included as long as the studies are proceeding in the target time.Student who does not have a first year scholarship can apply for the second year scholarship during the studies. Details for the second year scholarships will be communicated to the students during their first year.

How to Apply-

Last Date for Apply– 31 July 2021

See Position Details- 

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