The annual grant cycle of the Finnish Cultural Foundation comprises of the January, March, August, and October rounds of applications. In addition, the Cultural Foundation indirectly supports sciences and arts through grants administered by other institutions.


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 here.

Post doc pool

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

Scholarships to international United World Colleges

Suomen UWC-yhdistys annually awards about a dozen scholarships for students to study at the United World Colleges. More information here.