Meet the Skolarists

Over the years we have had the pleasure to meet a colourful bunch of brilliant Skolar Award finalists. Meet and learn more about the new and previous finalists.

How Skolar Award helped a postdoc land massive research funding


Skolar Award alumnus Juha Koivisto recently received a quarter million euro research grant – and his experience at Slush played an important role in bagging it.

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Skolar Award winner Virpi Virjamo: Being a postdoc is a dream job and an uncertain rollercoaster


Skolar Award 2016 gave Virpi Virjamo a boost of confidence and made her realize the importance of her work during a time when research funding is difficult to obtain.

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“The experience will be very different from your ordinary work day.”

Johan Seijsing, Skolar Award 2017 winner