Applying for support

Travel support

Travel support is available only for PhD student members of the network travelling outside Finland. The standard award granted will be 1000 € unless special justification is provided. The application should be submitted as a pdf of maximum two pages with the following sections:

  • Travel destination and brief description e.g. conference, collaborator visit
  • Research impact expected
  • Estimated total budget and budget breakdown of the trip
  • Brief scientific CV (not counting towards the maximum page limit)

Event organization

Support is available for the organization of conferences and workshops that provide a strong educational component for network students. The maximum award will be 10 000 € per event. The application should be submitted as a pdf of maximum three pages with the following sections:

  • Location, date, organizers
  • Provisional list of speakers and topics
  • Research impact expected
  • Relevance to Aalto Science graduate students in the network
  • Estimated total budget and budget breakdown
  • Brief scientific CV of the key people involved (not counting towards the maximum page limit)

Interaction support

Limited support (maximum 2000 €) is available to encourage interactions between groups in the network, particularly students. This may include joint visits to international groups if a clear training/research benefit can be demonstrated. The application should be submitted as a pdf of maximum two pages with the following sections:

  • Description of the nature of the interaction event
  • Research impact expected
  • Estimated total budget and budget breakdown of the trip
  • Brief scientific CV of the key people involved (not counting towards the maximum page limit)

Deadlines

Open calls will be advertized. The are usually every two months, on the 15th, but it depends on available budget.

Frequently asked questions

Can I join the network? Or can I apply to join the network?

If you are a member of the Department of Applied Physics, you are automatically part of the network.

If I’m not a member of the network, can I still apply?

No

Everything else

In case an answer is not found on this page and you are still in doubt, do not hesitate to contact .