Application Process

Kindly read the information below before submitting your application.

Academic staff and students enrolled at Hanken can apply for specific-purpose funding. Applicants do not need to specify a particular fund from which they wish to apply for support, but they must specify a particular purpose. When a grant is approved, it will be in accordance with the regulations controlling the various funds.

The administration procedure for the departments' applications to the Commerce and Industry Fund differs from principle described above; in these applications the fund should therefore be specified. Applications to the Commerce and Industry Fund to invite teachers and researchers to lecture at Hanken can be made throughout the year, notwithstanding the intended length of the stay. More information on how to apply can be found here.

Application Deadlines 

The main annual application deadline is in February - March. The call for grant applications is announced on the Hanken website and information is sent out to those concerned. If sufficient funds remain after the funds distribution in spring, an additional call may be announced in the autumn (the autumn call for applications usually takes place in September). Calls for grant applications may also be published during the calendar year. Grants are announced on the website and all applicants receive information about the outcome via letters.

Application

Applications to the Funds at Hanken are made through the Support Foundations online application system. Those who have a Hanken-user-id can use it to sign in to the system. Alumni need to register in the system and create a user-id, specific for the system. When you are signed in to the system you choose the most appropriate purpose according to the group you represent and create a new application.

The application form consists of five different parts. All parts of the application should be filled out carefully and each form saved when filled out. When you are done filling out the form you can look at a preview of your application by choosing that function on the application page. When you are sure that your application is complete and correctly filled out you choose the function: "Approve and submit your application". When the application is submitted and received by the Funds at Hanken a message will be displayed on the screen (in the system). You can also print your application as well as send it to your email-address as a PDF-document.

If you apply for funding for more than one purpose you need to fill in one application for each purpose. Late applications are not considered, neither incomplete nor paper applications. The grants are personal and can not be applied for by someone else.

Because the regulations of the funds vary considerably, applicants must submit all relevant information requested. The applicants must follow the instructions described and enclose all attachments requested. 

Applicants must always provide information about other funding they have planned to apply for, applied for or received for the same purpose. Information about other funding granted must also be provided to the Scholarship Liaison Officer after the application has been submitted. 

Attachments

The following attachments should be included in the application (please note that all attachments should be submitted with the application - later supplementary additions are not considered):

Research:

  • Research term and full-time research:
    • research proposal (includning time and funding plan)
    • invitation from the host organisation
    • CV
    • list of publications
    • estimate of costs
  • Research visit abroad:
    • research proposal (includning time and funding plan)
    • invitation from the host organisation
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications
  • Other research activities:
    • research proposal 
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications
  • Conference trip abroad:
    • Abstract of the conference presentation including the title of the presentation (if it can not be fitted in the abstract field of the application form)
    • proof of acceptance of conference presentation
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications
  • Course abroad:
    • letter of admittance to the course
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications

Doctoral education:

  • Stay at a foreign university or a reserach institute:
    • research plan for the thesis project (including an one page abstract, time, funding and study plan
    • letter of invitation from receiving university or research institute
    • CV
    • list of publications
    • estimate of costs
    • official transcrpit of records (All courses you wish to be regarded must be registered in the study register. The transcript of records enclosed to the application should not include other courses than those to be included in your PhD exam)
  • Conference trip abroad:
    • abstract of the conference presentation including the title of the presentation (if it can not be fitted in the abstract field of the application form)
    • proof of acceptance of conference presentation
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications
  • Course abroad:
    • letter of admittance
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications
    • statement from the degree supervisor that the course is to be included in exam

Language courses and Summer Schools:

  • Language course:
    • study plan for the language studies abroad including information about the institution giving the course
    • statement of reasons why the language studies are important and how they are connected with studies at Hanken
    • estimate of costs
    • official transcript of records
    • CV
  • Summer School:
    • study plan including nformation about the course and the institution giving the course
    • statement of reasons why the studies are important and how they are connected with the studies at Hanken
    • estimate of costs
    • official transcript records
    • CV

Other purposes:

  • Further education:
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
    • list of publications
  • Development of teaching:
    • project plan
    • estimate of costs
    • CV
  • Other activities:
    • project plan
    • estimate of costs
    • CV

Information About the Decision

All applicants are informed about the grant decision in writing. The information will be sent to the address stated in the application form. Grant awards will also be published on Hanken's website.

The Foundations Online Application System

Link to the Foundations online application system