Tiina and Antti Herlin Foundation Grant Program under the 2019 theme of ‘Urgent Action on Climate Change’

Deadline: 31 January 2019

Tiina and Antti Herlin Foundation is seeking applications for its 2019 grant program under the theme of the Urgent Action on Climate Change.

Tiina and Antti Herlin Foundation wishes to particularly encourage applicants whose work demonstrates one or more of the following:

  • Solution-orientation: the project will offer a solution to a key issue (the solution and its link to the phenomenon must be indicated in the application).
  • Scalability: the operational model or results of the project are scalable.
  • Multidisciplinary/multisectoral features: Projects that are carried out in cooperation with several partners. They value broad-minded and intersectoral models of cooperation.


There are two main categories for application entries:

  • Research grant: The Foundation funds research both in the form of lump sum grants and working grants for periods of twelve or six months of research work. Lump sum research grants can be allocated for such uses as a conference trip, partial funding of a research project or funding a shorter period of research work. A grant for scientific research work can be awarded from the stage of doctoral dissertation research onwards. The 2019 application cycle focuses on post-doctoral research.
  • Non-research grant: Applicants can apply for a grant for projects that support and promote social well-being, culture and environment and research and education purposes in these fields and are in line with the theme of the application cycle.

Grants are also awarded for advancing the impact and communicating the results of a project, both for research and non-research projects.

Funding Information

  • The year-round research grant totals €26,000 for doctoral researchers (or equivalent level) and €30,000 for post-doctoral research work (or equal level of experience). These working grants are intended for a year of full-time work without simultaneous income from employment.
  • A half-year grant totals €13,000 for work on a doctoral dissertation and €15,000 for post-doctoral research work These grants are intended for a period of six months of full-time work without simultaneous income from employment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants can be applied by individuals, members of working groups or on behalf of an entity.
  • Grants can be applied for activities organised in Finland or internationally, with the precondition that the project has a connection of some nature with Finland.
  • Applications are accepted from all nationalities.
  • The application can be submitted in Finnish, Swedish or English.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted electronically via given website.

For more information, please visit http://www.tahsaatio.fi/en/grants/

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