Doctoral Dissertation Grant

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The doctoral dissertation grant is a working grant for researchers working on their doctoral dissertation. The amount of tax-free grant corresponds with the so-called artist grant. The law on the social security of grant recipients requires a pension insurance contract if certain conditions are met (see https://www.mela.fi/en/grant-and-scholarship-recipients/). The grant is awarded for a maximum period of 12 months. The recipient must be free from other employment and able to concentrate on research.

The amount of a working grant in year 2024

€2189 / month (insurance included) | €1910 / month (without insurance)


The amount of a working grant in previous years

2023: €2080 / month (insurance included) | €1800 / month (without insurance)
2022: €2039 / month (insurance included) | €1764 / month (without insurance)
2021: €1972 / month (insurance included) | €1716 / month (without insurance)
2020: €1939 / month (insurance included) | €1690 / month (without insurance)
2019: €1730 / month (insurance included) | €1500 / month (without insurance)