Be 1* of the Best Scholarship Programme

By accepting your study place at the University of Helsinki you automatically accept the scholarship awarded to you.

In the case that you decide to accept your study place at the University, but you don't want to receive the scholarship offered to you from the Be 1* of the Scholarship Programme, please contact Admissions Services:

If you have been granted the Half of the Tuition Fee Scholarship the reduction of your tuition fee payment will be calculated in your invoice.

If you been granted a Living Cost Grant, please notice that you will receive the grant when you have a permanent address in Finland, a Finnish personal identity code and a Finnish bank account. As this might take some time, it is likely that you will receive the grant in November or December of 2017.

All scholarships include

  • The compulsory Student Union (HYY) membership fee, which provides you substantial benefits and services, advocacy work and events throughout the year.
  • The chance to participate in an Intensive Finnish Course in the Helsinki Summer School for free, if you are among the first ones accepting your study place. Application and more information about the course at:

You will receive more information by email about the scholarship granted to you before the autumn semester of 2017.