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.
In 2017 the application period for scholarship will begin on April 3rd and end on April 21st, 2017 at 4.00 p.m. The deadline for sending in statements of recommendation and other possibly requested additional information is on April 28th, 2017 at 4.00 p.m.
Application to the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG), University of Cambridge
EPRG - Fortum Foundation scholarship shall be granted to one person who shall be either a doctoral student under process of writing his/hers doctoral thesis or post-gratuated PhD. The work should be within focus areas of Fortum Foundation and also be interesting for EPRG. The maximum scholarship sum is 30.000 euros and it is granted for 12 months. The scholarship will be paid monthly. EPRG and Fortum Foundation will do a joint decision on the fellowship award. For more information about EPRG and its research activities please visit: http://www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk/ EPRG's visiting requirements can be found: http://www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk/category/for-research-visitors/
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.
Scholarship Application and Management System