Fortum Foundation

Promoting energy competence - with the objective to support industry and commerce


The Foundation's purpose is to support research, education and development in natural, technical and economical sciences within the energy industry. The Foundation's focus areas within the energy industry are energy production and use, as well as clean energy solutions for traffic.

To fulfil its purpose, the Foundation can grant scholarships, honorary awards or other such financial means to economically support actions relating to meeting its objective, and carry out communications and publication activities. Multi-annual scholarships may also be granted as a fixed-sum commitment for clearly-defined purposes.

2016 application

In the April 2016 application period, the foundation received 164 applications with a sum of over EUR 5.8 million. The foundation accepted 49 new applications with a total sum of over EUR 674.000. These scholarships were awarded on 22.8.2016 at the Fortum's headquarters.

The next scholarship application period will begin on April 2017.

Scholarship Application and Management System