Grant applications are declared open yearly in February together with details of deadlines. The information is published on the Foundation’s home page and in Suomen Lääkärilehti. The Board of the Foundation decides on the grants in May. A report of the use of the grant must be sent to the Foundation within two years from the awarding of the grant. The applicant may be invited for oral presentation in a Progress report meeting organized approximately every three years.


Applications can be submitted for personal grants or travel support. The annual total amount of grants is approximately 30000 euros. Additional information is available if needed, please contact Professor Riitta Lassila (see below). Application deadline in 2023 will be 14.4.2023


Additional information of the Foundation is given by Professor Riitta Lassila, Chairman of the Board, tel 040 517 5547, and Markku Ruutu, Commissioner of the Foundation, tel 050 505 0915. The e-mail address of the Foundation is

Click “PREPARE APPLICATION” to download the form and save it (you will need the Acrobat reader). Fill in the form, save, and submit it together with the enclosures mentioned below by 14.4.2023 to


  • CV
  • Research plan (max. 4 pages). Summary (max. 200 words), background, aim, methods and patients, preliminary results, impact of the study.
  • List of publications. The applicant may want to list his/her five top publications from the past ten years. Reporting the journal impact factors is recommended.