Grants and prizes

The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters contributes approximately two million euros in grants and awards to Finnish science annually. Most of the grants are provided to young scientists.

Available grants

News 21 September 2021 Application periods for the Vilho, Yrjö and Kalle Väisälä grants has ended 20 September. We will contact all applicants wether…

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FAQ

  Before submitting an application, see the FAQ on the Finnish website. Assistance and advice for grant-related matters is available from the office of…

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Instructions for applicants

  Applications for the grants awarded by the funds and foundations of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, apart from the Mathematics Fund,…

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Instructions for recipients

  Instructions for grant recipients are available on the Finnish website. The website has a collection of instructions related to the usage of grants…

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Awarded grants

  The recipients of grants from the funds and foundations of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters are always contacted personally in accordance…

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Previously Awarded Prizes

In addition to the prizes awarded currently, the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters has awarded various other prizes during its history. This page…

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Eino Jutikkala History Prize

Academician Eino Jutikkala, deceased December 2006, willed the majority of his estate to the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. His will stipulated that…

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Väisälä Prize

  Väisälä Prizes are awarded annually to 1–3 already distinguished scientists in the active parts of their careers. The prizes are awarded by the…

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Academy Award

The most prominent recognition from the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters is the Academy Award which is awarded annually to a distinguished member…

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Prize for the Humanities

The Prize for the Humanities is awarded by the Board of the Academy to a scholar of humanistic sciences in the beginning of their…

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Pro Scientia Prize

The Pro Scientia prize is awarded by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters to a person or instance noted for speaking out, writing…

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