The scholarships awarded by the Rinnekoti Research Foundation are meant for scientific research of mental retardation. The subject of the research needs to be related to the diagnostics, treatment and preventing causes of mental retardation, or deal with the life quality or family of a person with mental retardation, and the ethical questions related to this condition. One or two personal scholarships of 13,500 euro are given annually, in order to support writing a dissertation. Also five to ten scholarships of 2,000 to 8,500 euro are given to projects.
Research in the subject described above is mandatory.