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Skolar Award is a buffet of groundbreaking ideas and news topics for journalists. Skolarists are professionally trained to tell you about the significance of their research in layman's terms. Discover what you should be raging about and contact us!

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“Postdocs are massive energy reserves for the academic community”

Researchers in the beginning of their careers are extraordinarily productive and have unparalleled scientific freedom. Last year’s Skolar Award finalist Tommi Himberg thinks that’s exactly why providing funding for postdocs really pays off.

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Timeline

The talented young finalists will get together and prep for the finals during the months before Slush.
Check out the important dates here:

May

15

Application period begins

September

17

Application period ends

October

10

Finalists will be revealed

October

31

Skolar Award kickoff for finalists (live/video)

November

14-15

Individual coaching sessions (live/video)

December

2-3

Bootcamp and dress rehearsal in Helsinki

December

5

The Skolar Award pitching final at Slush

"Professional tutoring, great team spirit, prize worth of trying, and very rewarding way to apply for funding."

Martti Kaasalainen, Skolar Award finalist 2017