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university of oulu international masters scholarship programme

Last Updated on January 20, 2023 by Team College Learners

university of oulu international masters scholarship programme

Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu Scholarship 2021-2022, if they meet the admissions criteria and are liable to pay the tuition fee. The scholarship application will be processed only if the applicant meets the admissions criteria. University of Oulu Scholarship can be received only once.

Applying for International Scholarship

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Eligibility Requirements to Apply for International Scholarship

Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu Scholarship 2021-2022, if they meet the admissions criteria and are liable to pay the tuition fee. The scholarship application will be processed only if the applicant meets the admissions criteria. University of Oulu Scholarship can be received only once.

Citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland

Citizens of European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) countries or Switzerland studying in an international Bachelor’s and Master’s Programme at the University of Oulu are not required to pay tuition fees.

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries

Students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland are liable to pay the tuition fee.

Exceptions to this general rule are students who

  • are equivalent to an EU citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • have a continuous or permanent residence permit card in Finland (type A or P permit)
  • have an EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (type P-EU permit)
  • are a family member (spouse or child) of an EU/EEA citizen in Finland and who have a residence card for non-EU family members of EU citizens to Finland
  • have an EU blue card in Finland

For more information, please see also Am I required to pay tuition fees? at the StudyInfo.fi site.

UK citizens

Applicants who are UK citizens residing in Finland and who have made their EU registration as well as their family members, are exempted from paying the tuition fee until 30 September 2021. These applicants must present the documentation of EU registration or the official residence permit given to a family member at the online application. 

From 30 September 2021 onwards, applicants who are UK citizens residing in Finland and who have changed or have begun the process to change their EU registration to right-to-residence with Finnish Immigration Services in accordance with the withdrawal agreement as well as their family members are exempted from the tuition fee. These applicants must present the official certificate of right-to-residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement or the official statement of the ongoing application process for right-to-residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement or the official residence permit given to a family member.

Also applicants who have received the residence permit P before 31 December 2020 are exempted from paying the tuition fee. These applicants must upload their residence permit P to their online application. Please note, that this exemption is valid only until 30 September 2021 when also applicants with residence permit P should present the official certificate of right-to-residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement or the official statement of the ongoing application process for right-to residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement.

Applicants who are UK citizens and arrive to Finland first time 1 January 2021 or onwards without official right-to-residence in accordance with the withdrawal agreement and who do not have any of the documentation presented above are required to pay the tuition fee. There are scholarships available.

Application for International Scholarship

There is no separate application system for the International Scholarship. Applications for the International Scholarship are submitted together with the application for the preferred study option in Studyinfo portal.  

The application period for the University of Oulu International Scholarships is January 7, 2021 – January 20, 2021 (15.00 GMT +2).

Selection criteria for University of Oulu Scholarship 2021-2022

Admissions and scholarships decisions will be taken at the same time. Those students successful in obtaining an International Scholarship will be notified at the same time as their offer of admission to their International study programme is confirmed. The selection criteria for the University of Oulu Scholarship are based on previous academic performance and academic potential.

100% tuition fee programme for International Students at University of Oulu

BachelorUp to 100% tuition fee

  • 20 January 2021

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The University of Oulu International Scholarship Scheme provides scholarships to academically talented international students studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at the University of Oulu. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver covering 50%, 75% or 100% of the full tuition fee. Applicants can apply for the tuition scholarship as part of the admissions process. University of Oulu Scholarships do not cover living costs.

Eligibility

Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu Scholarship 2021-2022, if they meet the admissions criteria and are liable to pay the tuition fee. The scholarship application will be processed only if the applicant meets the admissions criteria. University of Oulu Scholarship can be received only once.
Citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland
Citizens of European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) countries or Switzerland studying in an international Bachelor’s and Master’s Programme at the University of Oulu are not required to pay tuition fees.
Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries
Students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland are liable to pay the tuition fee.
Exceptions to this general rule are students who

  • are equivalent to an EU citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • have a continuous or permanent residence permit card in Finland (type A or P permit)
  • have an EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (type P-EU permit)
  • are a family member (spouse or child) of an EU/EEA citizen (have a residence card for non-EU family members of EU citizens)
  • have an EU blue card in Finland

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Benefits

50%, 75% or 100% of the full tuition fee.

Application

There is no separate application system for the International Scholarship. Applications for the International Scholarship are submitted together with the application for the preferred study option in Studyinfo portal.

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