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.

19 March – 23 March

Need-based study allowance and need-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester, the allowance is payed starting from the month of application.

BAFF Professional Internship Program

The BAFF Professional Internship Program scholarship is all-inclusive, with scholarships up to $30,000 for up to yearlong programs in the United States. Applicant must hold a passport from Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania. Deadline for applying April 2. More information here: http://balticamericanfreedomfoundation.org/programs-awards-internship/ Dora Plus Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 April. Except for the Faculty of Medicine (next deadline 1 June). Applying is over for the Institute of Psychology and Institute of Education for this academic year. 12 March – 16 March BAFF Professional Internship Program The BAFF Professional Internship Program scholarship is all-inclusive, with scholarships up to$30,000 for up to yearlong programs in the United States. Applicant must hold a passport from Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania. Deadline for applying April 2. More information here: http://balticamericanfreedomfoundation.org/programs-awards-internship/

Dora Plus

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 April. Except for the Faculty of Medicine (next deadline 1 June). Applying is over for the Institute of Psychology and Institute of Education for this academic year.

26 February – 2 March

Governmental scholarships and allowances for spring semester

The application to specialisation stipend and achievement stipend for spring semester ends on February 28.

Need-based study allowance and need-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester, the allowance is payed starting from the month of application.

Competition for the Ülo Pärnits Scholarship “How to make the Ülemiste City campus smarter?”

The competition is open to anyone who is ready to contribute to the development of the smart campus of Ülemiste City. The submission may be presented either individually or in teams, and supervisors or mentors can also be involved. Read more here.

Latvian governement offers scholarships for academic year 2018/2019 to conduct a research in Latvian universities and attend the summer courses.

Application form needs to be submitted electronically. The deadline for application for doing a research in Latvian universities is April 1 and for attending the summer courses from March 1 until May 4. More information on the web page of State Education Development Agency (VIAA). Questions can be addressed to

Dora Plus

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 March. Except for the Faculty of Science and Technology (next deadline 1 April).

Kristjan Jaak short study visits

The scholarships for short-term study related visits abroad, including participation in conferences, working in libraries, using laboratories, development of a lecture, work with an academic supervisor, participation in continuing education courses, consultations and summer schools. Support is granted for the study visits lasting up to one month (30 days). Next deadline March 1.

19 February – 23 February

Governmental scholarships and allowances for spring semester

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) between February 1 and February 28. The amount of the stipend is from 160 to 300 euros per month.

Achievement stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) between February 1 and February 28. The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month.

Needs-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. Application for spring semester starts in February. The amount of the stipend is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Needs-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester from February to June at the Office of Academic Affairs. The amount of the needs-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

Application for scholarship for students with special needs ends on February 20. Application can be submitted in the electronic environment. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60–510 euros).

Dora Plus

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 March. Except for the Faculty of Science and Technology (next deadline 1 April).

Kristjan Jaak short study visits

The scholarships for short-term study related visits abroad, including participation in conferences, working in libraries, using laboratories, development of a lecture, work with an academic supervisor, participation in continuing education courses, consultations and summer schools. Support is granted for the study visits lasting up to one month (30 days). Next deadline March 1.

12 February – 16 February

Scholarship for students with special needs

Application for scholarship for students with special needs ends on February 20. Application can be submitted in the electronic environment. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60–510 euros).

Turkish Scholarships

Presidency of Turks Abroad and Related Communities of the Prime Ministry of the Republic of Turkey will grant scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate (masters and doctorate) studies for the year 2018. The period of application from Estonia will begin by 15 February 2018 for the post-graduate studies and the application for undergraduate studies will start by 16 April 2018.  Application can be done on the website.

5 February – 9 February

Governmental scholarships and allowances for spring semester

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) between February 1 and February 28. The amount of the stipend is from 160 to 300 euros per month.

Achievement stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) between February 1 and February 28. The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month.

Needs-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. Application for spring semester starts in February. The amount of the stipend is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Needs-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester from February to June at the Office of Academic Affairs. The amount of the needs-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

Scholarship for students with special needs can be applied in the electronic environment until February 20. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60–510 euros).

The A. Wilhelmsen Foundation foundation scholarships
The A. Wilhelmsen Foundation offers scholarships to students wishing to pursue a master's degree at NHH Norwegian School of Economics. Deadline for applying February 15.