Apply for TAKUtuki grant


The purpose of TAKUtuki is to strengthen the research and awareness of arts and culture sector. The support is 250 € / work and it will be granted for four students.  The application period is from 8.4.-15.5.2019.

Who can apply?

TAKUtuki is available to all TAKU's student members and members who are currently completing their thesis, which is completed/will be completed from July 2018 till end of June 2019. You can apply with AMK/YAMK work from University of Applied Sciences or BA/MA thesis from university. The applicant must be a member of the TAKU or join the union before submitting the application.


The application letter (in pdf-format) for TAKUtuki grant is sent by e-mail to The recommended length of the application is 1-2 pages (max. 10 000 marks). The application deadline is 15.5.2019.

You can submit an application in Finnish, Swedish or English.

Make sure that you write down to your e-mail:

  • your name
  • your e-mail address
  • your phone number

Please do not write these down to your application letter because applications are handled anonymously.

The application should address the following:

  • Your major, university/institution and name of the thesis supervisor
  • Subject of the study
  • The importance of research topic for the field of science and for TAKU
  • Research methodology
  • Timetable and possible estimate of the costs

The choice of supported works is done by issues such as:

  • Interesting topic
  • Importance of the subject for the arts and culture sector
  • Clear format of the application
  • Realistic schedule and completion of the studies
  • The work is ready or well advanced.

The grant admission

The Board of TAKU is making the selection for awarded works and applications are evaluated anonymously. The chosen four people will be announced at the end of May or early June and TAKUtuki is paid in June. The recipients of the grant are contacted when the selection is made. The recipients will also be announced on TAKU's website and in the newsletter. The Board of TAKU has the right to decide to support only one work or leave the grant completely unallocated.

TAKU may use (with the appropriate source references) the chosen works its own communication, for example on its website or in its newsletter.

More information:

Sini Myllyniemi
040 561 8967

Lue lisää

Mari Kettunen, TAKUn järjestöasiantuntija