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.

15 January – 19 January

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 February.
Except for the Faculty of Medicine - next deadline 1 March.

Governmental scholarships and allowances
Needs-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. The amount of the stipend is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

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

8 January – 12 January

Dora Plus doctoral students mobility

PhD student mobility (1-10 months), deadline is 15 February.

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days). Faculty of Science and Technology - deadline 1 February and for the Faculty of Medicine - deadline 1 March.

18 December – 22 December

Governmental scholarships and allowances
Needs-based study allowance can be applied in the state portal during the entire semester. The amount of the stipend is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

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

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 January.
Except for the Faculty of Science and Technology - next deadline 1 February 2018 and for the Faculty of Medicine - next deadline 1 March 2018.

11 December – 15 December

Minerva Fellowship Programme
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. Deadline 15 December.

Scholarship Contest for Promoting the Languages of the three Baltic States
The contest is open for all full-time students of any curricula (incl foreign students) at the University of Tartu, the University of Latvia and Vilnius University. The student enrolling in the contest should know one of the three languages at the level C1 and the remaining two at least at the level A2. The amount of the scholarship is 2000 euros and first deadline 18 December.

4 December – 8 December

Governmental scholarships and allowances
Doctoral stipend competition is open for entrepreneurial doctoral students who are working or starting to work at an enterprise and who´s topic of doctoral thesis is related to at least one smart specialisation field. There are 10 more stipends to hand out. Deadline 20th December.

Valle Scholarship Program 
Valle scholarships are available for graduate study in civil and environmental engineering and built environments programs including architecture and urban planning. First deadline 15th  January.

27 November – 1 December

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 December (except for the Faculty of Science and Technology - next deadline 1 February 2018).

Scholarship Contest for Promoting the Languages of the three Baltic States
The contest is open for all full-time students of any curricula (incl foreign students) at the University of Tartu, the University of Latvia and Vilnius University. The student enrolling in the contest should know one of the three languages at the level C1 and the remaining two at least at the level A2. The amount of the scholarship is 2000 euros and first deadline 18 December.

20 November – 24 November

Governmental scholarships and allowances

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

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

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 December (except for the Faculty of Science and Technology - next deadline 1 February 2018).

Icelandic Government Scholarships
Icelandic Government Scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019. Deadline 1 December.

Fulbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholar Program in Estonia offers research grants for Estonian scholars and researchers to conduct research at universities or special libraries/collections in the United States in all fields, except for medical studies. Deadline 11 December.

13 November – 17 November

Governmental scholarships and allowances
Doctoral stipend competition is open for entrepreneurial doctoral students who are working or starting to work at an enterprise and who´s topic of doctoral thesis is related to at least one smart specialisation field. There are 10 more stipends to hand out. Deadline 20th December. 

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 December
(except for the Faculty of Science and Technology - next deadline 1 February 2018).

6 November – 10 November

Icelandic Government Scholarships
Icelandic Government Scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019. Deadline 1 December.

Fulbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholar Program in Estonia offers research grants for Estonian scholars and researchers to conduct research at universities or special libraries/collections in the United States in all fields, except for medical studies. Deadline 11 December.

Minerva Fellowship Programme
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. Deadline 15 December.

Off The Beaten Track 2018 scholarship
Summer Field School for Anthropologists and Social Scientists. Deadline 5 January, 2018.

30 October – 3 November

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 November (except for the Faculty of Medicine - next deadline 1 December).

UT Foundation scholarships for international students

Raefond Scholarship for International Students of the University of Tartu - up to 9 scholarships in the amount of 700 euros (at least one scholarship to a foreign student). The Scholarship may be applied for as of the third semester and the average grade of the applicant must be at least 4.0 in the respective level. Deadline is 1 November.

Voldemar Jaanberg Scholarship - 5 scholarships in the amount of 2000 euros. The recipient of the scholarship must be a master's candidate, a doctoral candidate, or a research fellow or lecturer of the School of Economics and Business Administration of the University of Tartu who is up to 41 years old and has defended his/her doctoral-level degree. Deadline is 1 November.

23 October – 27 October

Governmental scholarships and allowances

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

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

DAAD Scholarship Deadlines
The deadlines for the DAAD scholarships for the year 2018 have been announced. Next deadline is 31 October.

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 November (except for the Faculty of Medicine - next deadline 1 December).

Fulbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholar Program in Estonia offers research grants for Estonian scholars and researchers to conduct research at universities or special libraries/collections in the United States in all fields, except for medical studies. Deadline 11 December.

Minerva Fellowship Programme
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. Deadline 15 December.

16 October – 20 October

Ustus Agur Scholarship for doctoral students
Doctoral student matriculated in Estonian public university studying in the field of sciences in information and communications technology area can apply for the scholarship. Deadline 23 October.

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 November (except for the Faculty of Medicine - next deadline 1 December).

9 October – 13 October

Governmental scholarships and allowances
Doctoral stipend (smart specialisation) can be applied until 15 October. The amount is 422 euros per month.

DAAD Scholarship Deadlines
The deadlines for the DAAD scholarships for the year 2018 have been announced. Next deadline is 31 October.

2 October – 6 October

UT Foundation scholarships for international students

Raefond Scholarship for International Students of the University of Tartu - up to 9 scholarships in the amount of 700 euros (at least one scholarship to a foreign student). The Scholarship may be applied for as of the third semester and the average grade of the applicant must be at least 4.0 in the respective level. Deadline is 1 November.

Voldemar Jaanberg Scholarship - 5 scholarships in the amount of 2000 eurosThe recipient of the scholarship must be a master's candidate, a doctoral candidate, or a research fellow or lecturer of the School of Economics and Business Administration of the University of Tartu who is up to 41 years old and has defended his/her doctoral-level degree. Deadline is 1 November.

Icelandic Government Scholarships

Icelandic Government Scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019. Deadline 1 December.

25 September – 29 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between 1 September 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 1 September and September 30.  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. The amount of the stipend is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

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

Doctoral stipend (smart specialisation) can be applied until 15 October. The amount is 422 euros per month.

UT Foundation scholarships 

The 2017 Cleveron AS Scholarship - 2 scholarships in the amount of 2000 euros.
The Scholarship may be applied for by the students of the bachelor's curriculum of computer engineering, the students of the master's curriculum of robotics and computer engineering in English, the students of the bachelor's and master's curriculum of physics and the students of bachelor's and master's curriculum of computer science of the University of Tartu who do their practical training in Cleveron AS. Deadline is 1 October.

MoD's scholarship competition for graduate students
The Ministry of Defence announced a scholarship competition for defence related master’s theses, in the framework of which eight EUR 4250 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline is 29 September.

DAAD Scholarship Deadlines
The deadlines for the DAAD scholarships for the year 2018 have been announced. First deadline is 30 September.

Kristjan Jaak study periods abroad 
The scholarship supports study periods abroad at Master's and Doctoral level. Deadline is 1 October.

Dora Plus short-term mobility
Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 October (except for Faculty of Science and Technology and Faculty of Medicine).

18 September – 22 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

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

New information regarding needs-based special allowanceEstonian Tax and Customs Board's certificate on your income can now be swiftly and comfortably compiled in the e-Tax/e-Customs and sent to a higher education institute.

SEB Charity Fund Study scholarship
Study scholarship is for persons who live in the care of curators, foster families, shelters or substitute homes who want to start or continue their education by studying full-time in a vocational educational institution or an institution of higher education. Scholarship for young mothers and fathers is for all young women or men who became mothers or fathers before 19 years of age, and who are younger than 26 years of age at the moment of applying for the scholarship and who wish to start or continue their studies. Deadline is 20 September.

Pasteur - Paris University International Doctoral program
Pasteur - Paris University International Doctoral program is for students holding Master´s degree in science, medicine or related fields from a non-French university. Application deadline is 2 November.


11 September – 15 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

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

4 September – 8 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

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

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

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

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

Doctoral stipend (smart specialisation) can be applied until 15 October. The amount is 422 euros per month.

UT Foundation scholarships 

The 2017 Cleveron AS Scholarship - 2 scholarships in the amount of 2000 euros.
The Scholarship may be applied for by the students of the bachelor's curriculum of computer engineering, the students of the master's curriculum of robotics and computer engineering in English, the students of the bachelor's and master's curriculum of physics and the students of bachelor's and master's curriculum of computer science of the University of Tartu who do their practical training in Cleveron AS. Deadline is 1 October.


Pre-call for PhD scholarship at Dublin City University
DCU is selecting a perspective PhD student to apply for the Government of Ireland scholarship to complete a PhD thesis in the frame of the project under the supervision of Dr Abel Polese. More information here. Deadline is 15 September.

SEB Charity Fund Study scholarship
Study scholarship is for persons who live in the care of curators, foster families, shelters or substitute homes who want to start or continue their education by studying full-time in a vocational educational institution or an institution of higher education. Scholarship for young mothers and fathers is for all young women or men who became mothers or fathers before 19 years of age, and who are younger than 26 years of age at the moment of applying for the scholarship and who wish to start or continue their studies. Deadline is 20 September.

DAAD Scholarship Deadlines
The deadlines for the DAAD scholarships for the year 2018 have been announced. First deadline is 30 September.

Kristjan Jaak study periods abroad 
The scholarship supports study periods abroad at Master's and Doctoral level. Deadline is 1 October.

 


28 August – 1 September

Governmental scholarships and allowances

Specialisation stipend application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) in autumn semester between 1 September 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 1 September and September 30.  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. The amount of the stipend is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Needs-based special allowance can be applied during the entire semester 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 until 22 September. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60-510 euros).

 

Dora Plus short-term mobility

Short study visits (up to 30 days), deadline is 1 September.

Dora Plus doctoral students mobility

PhD student mobility (1-10 months), deadline is 15 September.

Estonian National Contest for University Students

All students studying in Estonia (including foreign students and Estonian citizens studying abroad) are welcome to participate in Estonian National Contest for University Students. Deadline is 15 September.

SEB Charity Fund Study scholarship
Study scholarship is for persons who live in the care of curators, foster families, shelters or substitute homes who want to start or continue their education by studying full-time in a vocational educational institution or an institution of higher education. Scholarship for young mothers and fathers is for all young women or men who became mothers or fathers before 19 years of age, and who are younger than 26 years of age at the moment of applying for the scholarship and who wish to start or continue their studies. Deadline is 20 September.

MoD's scholarship competition for graduate students

The Ministry of Defence announced a scholarship competition for defence related master’s theses, in the framework of which eight EUR 4250 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline is 29 September.