Applying for a grant

The 2020 application period runs from 1.1.2020 to 29.2.2020. 


The application is made by using an electronic form. The application form is available from the beginning of January. 


The application form and the necessary attachments are completed online. Mailed applications will not be accepted by the foundation. Only the applications for which an application form is sent electronically before the application deadline will be considered.

Filling in the application form

The application form and the necessary attachments are completed online. Mailed applications will not be accepted by the foundation. Only the applications for which an application form is sent electronically before the application deadline will be considered.

A resume and a research plan of up to three pages are attached to the online service as a file attachment. The attachments should include information on the applicant's past activities, a list of publications and a cost estimate for the research project. There is no need to attach publications.


The application form should be completed in one copy only, even in the case of a research group’s application. The CVs of all members are electronically attached on the web service. The application should also indicate the contact person for the group.

Under the section "Justification for the grant", the applicant should briefly explain the aims and methods of the study, the significance of the expected results and possible applications.

The application must be sent through the online service to the Foundation before the closing date of 29.2.2020. Statements are delivered through an electronic recommendation system.

Late applications and statements will not be considered.

Read more about submitting statements