Maija Niinioja -stipend

The Maija Niinioja –stipend is annually granted acknowledgement for students of University of Vaasa who has succeed in their studies. The application time is in November-December.

The criterion for the stipends are:

  1. the applicant has registered as attending student for the academic semester or has graduated for the university less than year ago,
  2. the applicant has not received Maija Niinioja –stipend before,
  3. the applicant has at least 120 credits (in master program at least 60 credits),
  4. the applicant delivers all required information with the application to the Student Union

All the student of the University of Vaasa can apply the stipend. Along with the success in the studies the applicant’s civic activation in the university community during studies is taken in notice. The final decision of the size and the amount of the stipends is made by the representative council of the Student Union.

The application for the stipend is formed from three parts: the application form, the application letter and attachments.

The application form collects basic information of the applicant. The application letter is informal argument why the applicant should receive a stipend.

The applications must be delivered as told in the notice of the applying. Applications arriving after that are not noted in the selection.

More information of the stipends and applying them from the Secretary General Jaana Asiala, paasihteeri@vyy.fi, 044 324 8964.