Scholarships

Information regarding the scholarship programme of the University of Jyväskylä offers for its most successful international Master’s degree students. The scholarship covers the full tuition fee.

JYU International Master’s Degree Students Scholarship Programme

University of Jyväskylä offers scholarships covering the cost of tuition fees for its most successful international Master’s degree students. The scholarship covers the full tuition fee and it is awarded for two academic years. You are eligible for a JYU scholarship if you are

Scholarships are granted based on the admission criteria of the programme in question. A maximum of 50% of admitted scholarship applicants in each programme may be granted a scholarship. Receiving the scholarship for the second academic year depends on your study progress during the first academic year. A minimum of 55 ECTS credits during the first academic is required in order to receive the scholarship also for the second year. The exact number of available scholarships is dependent on the annual student intake. The scholarships are personal and cannot be transferred to other students.

You can apply for the scholarship in the same online form with which you apply for admission to a Master’s programme at JYU. You will be notified of the decision in the official letter of acceptance.  A student must notify that he or she either accepts or declines the offered scholarship in connection of accepting the study place.

JYU does not offer other university level scholarships. However, some faculties offer specific field-based additional scholarships for students. These are currently available for the students of:

  • Nuclear and Particle Physics (for more information contact the Faculty of Mathematics and Science)

Other sources for funding your studies