Grant For Student Projects

Do you have an idea for a project or campaign which you want to carry out in the University of Turku or Turku area? Apply for a grant!

Who can apply?

The grant can be applied by the University of Turku degree students from all fields of study as independent students or groups of students.

What is the grant intended for?

The grant is intended for financing students’ short term projects which are targeted for the students and/or staff of the University of Turku or citizens, companies and organisations living and operating in the Turku region.

The grant is meant for activities that inspire people, have a positive impact, and promote well-being and growth at the University of Turku (including campuses in Pori and Rauma) or in the Turku region in general.

The grant is meant for testing and carrying out new project ideas; it is not intended for covering the expenses of pre-existing projects. The recipient of the grant is required to report how the grant has been used.

Please note, that projects needs to be carry out during the academic year 2020-2021.

What is the amount of the grant?

The grant is € 1,000, which may be shared between several applicants..

How to apply?

Applications for the grant are accepted in the spring and autumn via an electronic form in which the applicant outlines the goals and expected positive effects of the project as well as the target group, time frame and budget of the project. Applications for projects that show entrepreneurial spirit and courage to meet challenges while having a positive impact on others are given precedence.

The application periods for the grant are announced on the Entrepreneurial University website ( and on the students’ intranet pages.

Next application period will open during the spring 2021.

More information:

  • Kirsi Peura, Entrepreneurship Programme Manager (

The student projects are funded with the corporate partners of the University of Turku.

The University of Turku has developed a strategy for entrepreneurial training and entrepreneurship, which incorporates goals for enhancing entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviour, and culture across the entire university and various activities.  As an Entrepreneurial University, the University of Turku consolidates entrepreneurship awareness and enhances entrepreneurial education.


Apply for a grant.

Application will open during the spring 2021.

Granted projects

Application round fall 2020. Granted with OP Turun Seutu.

Application round spring 2020. Granted with Lingsoft Oy.

Application round fall 2019. Granted with OP Turun Seutu.