Financial aid for studies pursued in Finland is available to Finnish citizens and, under certain conditions, to citizens of other countries.
Financial aid is available in the form of:
government guarantee for a student loan
housing supplement (available only to those who are studying and living abroad or in the Åland islands or are enrolled in a tuition-based programme at a folk high school or sports institute and living in the school dormitory).
The qualifying conditions for student financial aid are:
admission to a school
need of financial assistance
Students can receive general housing allowance on the same terms as all other customers from 1 August 2017.
Path students at the Open University of Applied Sciences cannot receive study grants.
Read more on KELA’s website.