This Grant Application System is no longer in use!

To file an application, please use the new system:

Next application period opens 1st of November 2021.

Grants are applied for electronically.

For more information, please contact Niklas Törnqvist: 050 514 9797 or Johanna Linna: 044 348 9267 or

The Walter Ahlström Foundation aims to support science in the fields of wood processing industry, electrical engineering, power industry and metal industry. The grants are intended for postgraduate students in technical postgraduate studies, science research and study trips. The applicant should be under 35 years old and have a Finnish personal identification number. Grants for project-based research projects are also available.

The following documents must be attached to the electronic application:
- university certificates of diplomas
- research plan / travel plan if the purpose is a study trip
- recommendation from your supervisor (supervisor submits electronically through the application system) and
- any other documents needed