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Post Doc Pool grants application round from 15 August to 15 September 2019

Säätiöiden post doc -pooli (“the Finnish Foundations’ Post Doc Pool”) opens another application round for grants from 15 August to 15 September 2019. Grants awarded by the Pool are intended for post-doctoral research abroad. The research period abroad must last at least nine months. Results of the current application round will be published in November or December2019. The Post doc grant may be used to cover all expenses to the researcher and his/her family caused by living abroad. Instructions on how to draft a cost estimate are included in the section “How to Apply?” on the Pool’s home page: www.postdocpooli.fi. Säätiöiden post doc -pooli has two application rounds each year and awards some 35 post-doctoral grants in each round. The spring 2020 application round will take place from 15 December 2019 to 15 January 2020.

The Säätiöiden post doc -pooli consists of thirteen foundations allocating altogether 3.2 million euroannually to the pool. The Pool’s foundations are now Emil Aaltonen Foundation, Alfred Kordelin Foundation, the Foundation for Economic Education, the Paulo Foundation, Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg Foundation, the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, the Finnish Cultural Foundation, the Finnish Medical Foundation, the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, the Society of Swedish Literature in Finland, the Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion, Ulla Tuominen Foundation and Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation. The Pool aims to make Finnish research more international by offering young scholars flexible funding from one source that covers all expenses of a research period abroad.

Further information about the Pool and the application round is available on the Pool’s website at www.postdocpooli.fi, and by e-mail from info@postdocpooli.fi and from co-ordinator Mikko-Olavi Seppälä, tel. + 358 400 868006.