Applications may be submitted all year around to firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail. And it should be emphasized that applications can be in applicants' own words, but they must include the following information:
- Applicant's name and contact information
- Course details: title, time, venue, organizer (copy of the program)
- Detailed cost assessment: participation fee, travel and accommodation costs
- Relevance to applicant's doctoral studies
- If the course is held abroad, supervisor's written statement confirming the relevance of the course
The grants are available for all DPPH students and are awarded for courses and seminars arranged in Finland and abroad. Grants can not be used for attending conferences. Courses with a fee or held abroad may be paid for if it can be shown that the necessary training appropriate for the student is not available on the university syllabus in Finland. The grants can cover travel, accommodation and course fees.
Seminars and courses must be contribute to the education of the doctoral student. Travel attending DPPH courses is especially eligible for funding. DPPH does not provide grants for congress participation.
DPPH is not able to pay per diem allowance for courses or seminars.
The maximum grant per DPPH student is 800 Euros per year.
Visiting grants now available twice a year, in February and August!
In the Autumn 2012 the following visiting grants was awarded to:
Leonie-Helen Bogl to visit university of Ottawa, Canada, 2 weeks in December 2012 and to
Inna Lisko to visit VU University Amsterdam for three weeks in November 2012.
In the spring 2012 DPPH jory awarded the visiting grant to
Neill Booth to visit The Health Economics Group at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD) at the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK, Travellog
In the Autumn 2011 the following visiting grants was awarded:
Sie Sie Siew to visit University of Oxford ja University of Southampton
Heta Moustgaard to visit London School of Economics and University of Bristol
In the spring 2011 the visiting grants was awarded to the following students:
Susanna Raulio from THL to visit University of Cornell, USA, travelog
Tinu Samuel from University of Tampere to visit Harvard School of Public Health, USA, St Johns Research Institute
Liina-Kaisa Tynkkynen from University of Tampere to visit London School of Economics, England, Political Science/Personal Social Services Research Unit, Travellog
Bright Nwaru from University of Tampere to visit Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Scotland
In spring 2010 the visiting grants was awarded to the following students:
Tomi Mäkinen from THL to visit University of Rotterdam and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Calypse Agborsangaya from University of Tampere to visit Harvard School of Public Health, USA, travelog
Carola Ray from University of Helsinki to visit VU University, EGMO Istitute, the Netherlands, travelog
In fall 2009 board meeting the visiting grant was given to Anastasiya Verho. She visited the University of Oxford, travelog
In the board meeting spring 2009 the grant was given to:
Teemu Murtola to visit John Hopkins, USA, travelog
Marjukka Hyvärinen to visit University of Peking, China
Kobra Falah-Hassani visited Indiana University, USA in the spring 2009.
Siamak Bidel got a visiting grant from DPPH in 2008 and visited University of Harvard, School of Public Health, Departments of Nutrition & Epidemilogy summer 2008. Read his travelog
Tarja Kinnunen got a visiting grant from DPPH in the spring 2008 and went to visit the Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK. Read her travelog here.