The Magnus Ehrnrooth foundation
supports scientific research in mathematics,
astronomy, physics, chemistry including medical chemistry.

Grants for scientific research

The Magnus Ehrnrooth foundation awards grants annually for researchers working in mathematics and the natural sciences. The foundation is one of the most important foundations that supports research in these areas in Finland. In recent years the total sum of the grants awarded annually has amounted  to 1,7 M€.  A prerequisite for being eligible to receive a grant is an academic degree at least at the level of the Master’s degree.

Read more about grants awarded to researchers by clicking the icons below.

Applying for a grant


  • A PhD cotutelle grant is offered in collaboration between Finland and France.

    A PhD cotutelle grant in one of the science fields supported by the Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation will be available in collaboration between Finland and France. Applications are open on December 5th and the deadline for applications is January 25th. Read more here. More information can be obtained by  Dr. Mathieu LEPORINI. His contact information is here, as well as a more complete description of the Maupertuis funding program. More information about the grant and how to apply is described here. 23 Jan 2019


    The Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation has granted 170 stipends in 2017, in total almost 1.7 million euros. The number of applications was 717 amounting to about 10.8 million euros. The grants awarded in 201723 Jan 2019

See Photos

The Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. To celebrate the anniversary the foundation published a booklet in Finnish and Swedish describing its development and activities during its first fifty years.

The book


The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters

Grant secretary

Niklas Meinander

In all matters concerning the Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation grants, please contact the grant secretary.