TakuTuki is awarded for the second time

Vilja Byström / 14.3.2018

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 in 2018 it will be granted for four students.  The application period is from 5.3.-16.4.2018.

Who can apply?

TakuTuki is available to all TAKU's student members and members who are currently completing their thesis or the work has been completed during 2017 or will completed by spring 2018 (till end of June). 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.

TakuTuki works as a motivation for completing the thesis or, for example, thesis' printing costs.


The application for TakuTuki grant is sent via non-formal online application. The recommended length of the application is 1-2 pages (max. 10 000 marks). The application must be sent by 16.4.2018 at 24:00.

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

The application should address the following:

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

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 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.


Vilja Byström
040 561 8967

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