A research grant may be applied by senior researchers coordinating or planning a substantive project (involving several people) or post doc researchers. Research grant can be applied for working (a working grant), purchased services, materials and other expenses.
A working grant is awarded for a maximum period of 12 months. The amount of tax-free grant corresponds with the so-called artist grant (monthly sum is announced in the call for applications). The law on the social security of grant recipients requires a pension insurance contract if certain conditions are met (see mela.fi). The grant recipient must be free from other employment and able to concentrate on research.
The working grant in years 2018-2021
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)
2018: 1700 €/month (insurance included) | 1480 €/month (without insurance)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IN FEBRUARY (SPRING CALL)