– As previous years the Department of Health Sciences gives their students the possibility to apply for foreign scholarships, also during the autumn. MFS-scholarship is intended for students with interest of doing field studies in a developing country, are in the end of their education, and are going to gather data for their thesis. This is part of our work with international collaboration. The scholarships are open to applicants from all our programs, says Päivi Juuso, International Coordinator and MFS- coordinator.
Students apply for the scholarship one semester before they plan to go away. The application deadline is October 15th for them who plan to do their field studies during spring 2017. MFS scholarship is 27 000 SKr and is intended for minor field studies, for at least eight weeks in a developing country.