Finnish Society of Forest Science awards grants to promote forest science in Finland. The grants are awarded for research, travel, other international activities, language studies, and other activities within the scope of the Society. Grants are typically awarded for researchers in the early stages of their careers. Students for Bachelor's or Master's degree are not elegible for SMS grants.

In addition, Foundation Metsämiesten Säätiö has assigned the distribution of its IUFRO grants to the Society. IUFRO grants are awarded for participating in IUFRO activities and for organizing IUFRO activities in Finland.

Call for applications is usually open the beginning of the year. In 2017, call for applications will open on 16 January and close on 17 February at 16:00 (4 pm.).

Grant decisions

Contact: Pekka Nygren, firstname.lastname (at) metsatiede.org, tel. 044 558 1199