AYY distributes scholarships to its members in accordance with the Student Union’s Scholarship Regulation and the regulations of the scholarship funds administered by the Student Union. The purpose of the scholarships is to support the internationalisation of low-income students, support community activities and encourage for successful combination of studies and the student life. AYY’s has three scholarships:
- Exchange scholarship
- Community scholarship
- Study scholarship
In addition, AYY administers certain field-specific scholarship funds.
The distribution of the scholarships and scoring criteria for applications are regulated by Scholarship Regulation and the guideline for the scoring of community activities. The amounts of the scholarships are based on the profits of funds. The amounts of scholarships in 2013 are as follows:
Exchange scholarship max. 800 €
Community scholarship approx. 500 €
Study scholarship approx. 500 €
In the spring of 2013, the application period is 12am, 8 Apr 2013– 11.59pm, 30 Apr. Distribution decisions will be made by 4pm on 31 May. (Only exchange scholarships are distributed in the autumn.)
Applications are handled by a distribution committee of each scholarship.
- Further Information: Board Member Tuisku Suomala (tuisku.suomala(at)ayy.fi)