Scholarships and allowances

Scholarships are a good way to fund studies and are open to a wide range of students.  Besides governmental scholarships and allowances there is a number of non-governmental scholarships one can apply for.

24 September – 28 September

Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study related visits abroad. Deadline is 1 October. 

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 October (except for LT and MV).

Smart specialisation scholarships for doctoral students. Deadline is 25 October. 

The application of governmental scholarships ends

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30. The amount of the stipend is from 160 to 300 euros per month. 

Achievement stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30.  The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month. First semester students cannot apply. 

Need-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester at the Office of Academic Affairs. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

10 September – 14 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30. The amount of the stipend is from 160 to 300 euros per month. 

Achievement stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30.  The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month.

Scholarship for students with special needs can be applied until September 22. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60-510 euros).

Need-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester at the Office of Academic Affairs. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

There is a new stipend for doctoral students: doctoral student’s performance stipend (400 euros per month) for students performing 100% of the curriculum. No need to submit an application.

Estonian National Contest for University Students awaits participants

The Estonian Research Council invites students to submit research papers to the national contest. We are waiting for the works until 17 September 2018. Submission of research papers is now officially open on the website of the Estonian Research Council https://konkursid.etag.ee/
The aim of the national contest for university students is to promote research among university students, stimulate them to be more active and to acknowledge students who have achieved outstanding results with their thesis, study, research or scientific publication.

3 September – 7 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30. The amount of the stipend is from 160 to 300 euros per month. 

Achievement stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30.  The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month.

Scholarship for students with special needs can be applied until September 22. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60-510 euros).

Need-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester at the Office of Academic Affairs. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

There is a new stipend for doctoral students: doctoral student’s performance stipend (400 euros per month) for students performing 100% of the curriculum. No need to submit an application.

Estonian National Contest for University Students awaits participants

The Estonian Research Council invites students to submit research papers to the national contest. We are waiting for the works until 17 September 2018. Submission of research papers is now officially open on the website of the Estonian Research Council https://konkursid.etag.ee/
The aim of the national contest for university students is to promote research among university students, stimulate them to be more active and to acknowledge students who have achieved outstanding results with their thesis, study, research or scientific publication.

Other scholarships and allowances

In its 13th call for applications, the Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz offers: Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Fellowships

27 August – 31 August

Governmental scholarships and allowances

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30. The amount of the stipend is from 160 to 300 euros per month. 

Achievement stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between September 1 and September 30.  The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month.

Scholarship for students with special needs can be applied until September 22. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60-510 euros).

Need-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester at the Office of Academic Affairs. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

There is a new stipend for doctoral students: doctoral student’s performance stipend (400 euros per month) for students performing 100% of the curriculum. No need to submit an application.

Short-term mobility grant:

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 September.