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.

23 May – 3 June

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 June (except HV, SVPH & SVMJ)

 

Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study visits - now available also for bachelor's students

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

Starting from this year, the scholarship can also be applied by bachelor’s or professional higher education students of Estonian higher education institutions who have completed at least 120 ECTS of their curriculum by the time of submitting the application and whose research ability is highly evaluated on the national or international science popularisation contests or as a participant in the research and development projects.

The next deadline for Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study visits and study periods abroad is June 1st 2022.

 

University of Tartu Asia Centre scholarship

The scholarship aims to support students of the University of Tartu whose research focuses on Asian and/or Middle Eastern regions or areas dealing with them. The scholarship can be applied for a Master's thesis submitted to the defense, internship abroad, PhD dissertation or its project and research work in cases of dentistry and pharmacology students. The amount of scholarship is 2000€. Deadline for applying 6 June.

 

An additional application round of May is open for need-base special allowance

16 May – 20 May

The European Central Bank Scholarship for Women

The European Cenral Bank Scholarship for Women offers 15 female students support in the form of a €10,000 grant in order to finance their studies, as well as opportunity to network and gain insight into the ECB central banking. To apply, you must be a woman who is an EU citizen, be enrolled, or about to enrol, in a Master’s course in economics, statistics, engineering or computing, have a financial need for the scholarship and have obtained excellent grades in your university studies. The applications is open until 25 May.

 

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 June (except HV, SVPH & SVMJ)

 

Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study visits - now available also for bachelor's students

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

Starting from this year, the scholarship can also be applied by bachelor’s or professional higher education students of Estonian higher education institutions who have completed at least 120 ECTS of their curriculum by the time of submitting the application and whose research ability is highly evaluated on the national or international science popularisation contests or as a participant in the research and development projects.

The next deadline for Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study visits and study periods abroad is June 1st 2022.

 

An additional application round of May is open for need-base special allowance

9 May – 13 May

XRP Ledger Trust Scholarship

All students of the University of Tartu (incl. Master’s level and doctoral students) may apply for the scholarship whose research is related to the field of digital economy. The amount of the Bachelor student scholarship is 1500 euros, Master’s students are granted 2000 euros and doctoral students 3000 euros. Every year, 2-3 scholarships are awarded to the students of each level. Deadline for applying 11 May.

 

Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study visits - now available also for bachelor's students

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

Starting from this year, the scholarship can also be applied by bachelor’s or professional higher education students of Estonian higher education institutions who have completed at least 120 ECTS of their curriculum by the time of submitting the application and whose research ability is highly evaluated on the national or international science popularisation contests or as a participant in the research and development projects.

The next deadline for Kristjan Jaak scholarship for short-term study visits and study periods abroad is June 1st 2022.

 

An additional application round for need-based special allowance will open on 11 May.

25 April – 6 May

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 May (except LT & MV)

 

Kristjan Jaak scholarship for exchange studies

Deadline for applying 1 May.

 

An additional application round of April for need-base special allowance is ending

 

Jaan Einasto Scholarship

Those eligible to apply to include PhD students or researchers from the University of Tartu or from the Tartu Observatory who are transferring to a foreign university, as well as doctoral students or young researchers (up to 40 years old, inclusive) from foreign universities who are coming to perform research at the University of Tartu and whose research is related to astronomy or space technology. One scholarship in the amount of 2000 EUR. Deadline for applying 1 May.

 

XRP Ledger Trust Scholarship

All students of the University of Tartu (incl. Master’s level and doctoral students) may apply for the scholarship whose research is related to the field of digital economy. The amount of the Bachelor student scholarship is 1500 euros, Master’s students are granted 2000 euros and doctoral students 3000 euros. Every year, 2-3 scholarships are awarded to the students of each level. Deadline for applying 11 May.

 

The European Central Bank Scholarship for Women

The European Cenral Bank Scholarship for Women offers 15 female students support in the form of a €10,000 grant in order to finance their studies, as well as opportunity to network and gain insight into the ECB central banking. To apply, you must be a woman who is an EU citizen, be enrolled, or about to enrol, in a Master’s course in economics, statistics, engineering or computing, have a financial need for the scholarship and have obtained excellent grades in your university studies. The applications will open from 4 until 25 May.

11 April – 22 April

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 May (except LT & MV)

 

Jaan Einasto Scholarship

Those eligible to apply to include PhD students or researchers from the University of Tartu or from the Tartu Observatory who are transferring to a foreign university, as well as doctoral students or young researchers (up to 40 years old, inclusive) from foreign universities who are coming to perform research at the University of Tartu and whose research is related to astronomy or space technology. One scholarship in the amount of 2000 EUR. Deadline for applying 1 May.

 

Kristjan Jaak scholarship for exchange studies

Deadline for applying 1 May.

 

An additional application round of April has been opened for need-base special allowance

21 March – 25 March

Governmental allowances

Need-based study allowance can be applied in the Estonian education portal haridusportaal.edu.ee during the entire semester and the allowance is granted from the month of application (not retroactively) until the end of the semester. The amount of need-based study allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

The March application round of need-based special allowance is open until 31 March, the allowance can be granted from the month of application (not retroactively) until the end of the semester. The amount of need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

 

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 April (except HV & MV)

14 March – 18 March

Governmental allowances

Need-based study allowance can be applied in the Estonian education portal haridusportaal.edu.ee during the entire semester and ut.ee/en/content/need-based-special-allowance can be applied at the UT starting from 11th date of month. The amount of need-based study allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month and special allowance 135 euros per month.

 

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 April (except HV & MV)

7 March – 11 March

University of Tartu Scholarship for Ukraine

The purpose of the foundation is to collect and channel donations to support the studies of students from Ukraine at the University of Tartu. Scholarships can be applied for by students with Ukrainian citizenship who are studying in the first and second cycle curricula of the University of Tartu. The amount of one scholarship is up to 2000 euros. Deadline for applying 15 March.

21 February – 25 February

The application for spring semester governmental stipends is ending

Specialisation stipend (EU funded or IT curricula specialisation stipend) application needs to be submitted in SIS (ÕIS) by 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) by February 28. The amount of the achievement stipend is 100 euros per month.
Need-based study allowance can be applied in the Estonian education portal haridusportaal.edu.ee during the entire semester and need-based special allowance can be applied at the University of Tartu starting from 11th date of month. The amount of need-based study allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month and special allowance 135 euros per month. The limit of income per family member has changed from January 2022, the new limit for being eligible for the allowance is 631 euros per family member monthly.

Estonian govenrmental stipends cannot be applyed from University of Tartu by the students who study at programmes coordinated by other university.

 

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

14 February – 18 February

Scholarship for students with special needs

The application for scholarship for students with special needs is ending. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60–510 euros) and it can be applied in the electronic environment until February 21.

 

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

7 February – 11 February

The application for spring semester governmental stipends is open

Specialisation stipend (EU funded or IT curricula 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.
Need-based study allowance can be applied in the Estonian education portal haridusportaal.edu.ee during the entire semester and need-based special allowance can be applied at the University of Tartu starting from 11th date of month. The amount of need-based study allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month and special allowance 135 euros per month. The limit of income per family member has changed from January 2022, the new limit for being eligible for the allowance is 631 euros per family member monthly.
Scholarship for students with special needs can be applied in the electronic environment until February 21. The amount of the scholarship depends on the degree of severity and type of the disability (60–510 euros).

Estonian govenrmental stipends cannot be applyed from University of Tartu by the students who study at programmes coordinated by other university.