Finland’s University Offering Scholarships for Pakistani Students; How to Apply?

Finland’s University Offering Scholarships for Pakistani Students; How to Apply

The Fulbright Finland Foundation, in partnership with the University of Helsinki, is delighted to declare the Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award. This esteemed accolade welcomes applications from students of American, Finnish, and international origins who have successfully secured admission to any of the University’s International Master’s Degree Programs.

The University of Helsinki presents an extensive selection of International Master’s Degree Programs that are taught in English. A number of these programs are offered in collaboration with other Finnish or foreign universities. Enrolled students in these comprehensive two-year programs will be immersed in a genuinely global learning atmosphere, interacting with classmates from Finland and various countries across the globe.

Scholarship Details:

Below are the specific details regarding the scholarship:

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Fulbright-University of Helsinki
  • Host Institution(s): University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Masters
  • Nationality: Domestic and International Students

Scholarship Benefits:

The Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award provides recipients with the following benefits:

  1. Monthly Grant: EUR 1,000 per month (paid for nine months).
  2. Travel Award: USD 1,600.
  3. Residence Permit Allowance: Covers actual permit fees for the grantee and accompanying family members.
  4. Supplemental Accident and Sickness Benefit (ASPE).
  5. Full Tuition Scholarship: The University of Helsinki, in collaboration with the Fulbright Finland Foundation, grants a full tuition scholarship ranging from EUR 13,000 to EUR 18,000, depending on the program. The scholarship covers the second year of Master’s studies, subject to the grantee’s satisfactory progress during the first year.

In addition to these benefits, recipients will have the opportunity to participate, free of charge, in a pre-approved summer school in Finland offered by the Fulbright Finland Foundation. The summer school provides courses on Finnish language, culture, and society, subject to availability. There is also the possibility to apply for additional funding from the Lois Roth Foundation after arrival in Finland.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to qualify for the Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award for International Students, applicants must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a full Master’s Degree Program at the University of Helsinki.

How to Apply?

To apply for the Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award, candidates are required to follow a two-step application process, which includes participating in the Fulbright grant competition and completing the admission process for the University of Helsinki. To apply, interested candidates should:

  1. Familiarize themselves with the comprehensive application information for Finland and carefully adhere to the provided guidelines.
  2. Submit an application for admission to the University of Helsinki. The application period for the university’s International Master’s Degree Programs usually commences in November.


The exact application deadline has not been specified. However, It is recommended that candidates visit the official website for more information and specific details.

To obtain additional information and access the official website, individuals who are interested should visit the Official Fulbright Finland Foundation Website.