The annual grant cycle of the Finnish Cultural Foundation comprises of the January, March, August, and October Rounds of Application. In addition, the Foundation supports art and science in cooperation with other institutions. The following grants are applied via their application rounds, not directly from the Finnish Cultural Foundation.


PoDoCo is a matchmaking program supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of companies and employment of young doctors in the private sector. PoDoCo matches newly graduated doctors with companies, and financially supports the collaboration projects between doctors and companies. More information

Post doc pool

The Säätiöiden post doc -pooli (“the Foundations’ Post Doc Pool”) is a grant resource set up by Finnish foundations. It funds young scholars' postdoctoral research abroad. More information

Scholarships to international United World Colleges

Suomen UWC-yhdistys (United World Colleges National Committee of Finland) awards annually circa dozen scholarships for students to study at the United World Colleges. More information