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Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) - FINLAND

This page provides information to the GROW opportunity for Finland.

See Dear Colleague Letter NSF 16-012 for information on how to apply. For additional information on the GROW program, check the program webpage or email inquiries to grow@nsf.gov. Note that external websites not maintained by NSF may become inactive over time.

GROW in Finland


  • Partner Agencies: Academy of Finland and Tekes (Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation).
  • Academy of Finland GROW web site with potential host institutions - http://www.aka.fi/.
    • Fellows may propose research activities at Centers of Excellence and with Academy Professors or Academy Research Fellows.
    • Contact for Academy of Finland:
  • Tekes GROW web site with potential host institutions through Tekes - http://www.tekes.fi/NSFfellows
    • Fellows are strongly encouraged to propose activities related to research projects funded by Tekes.
    • Contact for Tekes:
  • Duration: One research visit of between three and twelve months.
  • Support: Finnish host institutions will cover living costs, typically as salary, as well as research-related costs in Finland.
  • Salary paid by the Finnish organization will be subject to Finnish tax laws.
  • Additional Links:

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