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.

20 September – 24 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.

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

Need-based special allowance has some changes. It is possible to apply only during the first month of semester – autumn semester in September. The target group is expanded to students with decreased work capability. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

 

Peeter Põld Scholarship

Teacher training students who excel in their studies and research and actively participate in development activities in the domain of pedagogy are eligible for the scholarship as from the eighth semester in the case of an integrated study programme and as from the second semester in the case of a master’s or doctoral level programme. Amount of scholarship 2000 euros. Deadline October 1.

 

Kristjan Jaak sholarship for study periods abroad

Application is open for master’s and PhD level students of Estonian higher education institutions. People of all nationalities are welcome to apply. With this scholarship we support exchange studies at a recognized foreign university or research institution. The scholarship can be used for participating in tuition and internships. PhD students can also use the scholarship for individual work, laboratory work, field work and consultations. Deadline for application October 15. 

 

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service) Information Centre Riga offers scholarships and funding opportunities for research stays in Germany

13 September – 17 September

Scholarship for BA in Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece offers Merit Scholarship of Eur 10,000 to applicants who wish to pursue the “BA program in the Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece”, starting in fall 2021. The closing date for submitting applications is September 13, 2021 at midnight (Greece local time: UTC/GMT +3 hours).

 

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 20 (NB! The deadline has changed!). 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 Estonian education portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance has some changes. It is possible to apply only during the first month of semester – autumn semester in September. The target group is expanded to students with decreased work capability. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

 

Dora Plus short-term mobility (up to 30 days). Deadline is 1 October (Only SV can apply)

 

Kristjan Jaak Short Study Visits Scholarship. Deadline is 1 October

6 September – 10 September

Estonian National Contest for University Students research papers

The Estonian Research Council invites students to submit research papers to the national contest. The aim of the national contest for university students is to promote research among university students, to acknowledge students who have achieved outstanding results with their thesis, study, research or scientific publication. Deadline for submitting the applications is September 15. 

 

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 20 (NB! The deadline has changed!). 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 Estonian education portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance has some changes. It is possible to apply only during the first month of semester – autumn semester in September. The target group is expanded to students with decreased work capability. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

 

Peeter Põld Scholarship

Teacher training students who excel in their studies and research and actively participate in development activities in the domain of pedagogy are eligible for the scholarship as from the eighth semester in the case of an integrated study programme and as from the second semester in the case of a master’s or doctoral level programme. Amount of scholarship 2000 euros. Deadline October 1.

 

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

The Research Grants Council of Hong Kong is launching the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for 2022/23. The Scheme aims to attract top international students to pursue PhD studies in Hong Kong's world-class research universities. an annual stipend of HKD322,800 (approximately USD41,400) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HKD13,500 (approximately USD1,730) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years. 00 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2022/23 academic year. Deadline December 1, 2021, at Hong Kong Time 12:00.

 

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service) Information Centre Riga offers scholarships and funding opportunities for research stays in Germany

30 August – 3 September

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

 

Statistics Estonia invites students to compete for the young statistician’s prize

The competition is open to all under 30 year old permanent residents of Estonia whose Master’s or Bachelor’s thesis on population, social life, economy or the environment, completed in 2021, applies or develops a statistical method. Student papers and the documents listed in the competition conditions can be submitted until September 1, 2021.

 

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 23. 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 Estonian education portal during the entire semester. The amount of the allowance is from 75 to 220 euros per month.

Need-based special allowance has some changes. It is possible to apply only during the first month of semester – autumn semester in September. The target group is expanded to students with decreased work capability. The amount of the need-based special allowance is 135 euros per month.

23 August – 27 August

The Azrieli Fellows Program Issues a Call for Applications for the Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Azrieli Fellows Program has issued the Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for Applications for the 2022/2023 academic year. The fellowship provides generous funding and support for international postdoc applicants to conduct research in STEM, the humanities and social sciences at eligible Israeli institutions. The online application opens on September 1.

 

Statistics Estonia invites students to compete for the young statistician’s prize

The competition is open to all under 30 year old permanent residents of Estonia whose Master’s or Bachelor’s thesis on population, social life, economy or the environment, completed in 2021, applies or develops a statistical method. Student papers and the documents listed in the competition conditions can be submitted until September 1, 2021.

 

Estonian National Contest for University Students research papers

The Estonian Research Council invites students to submit research papers to the national contest. The aim of the national contest for university students is to promote research among university students, to acknowledge students who have achieved outstanding results with their thesis, study, research or scientific publication. Deadline for submitting the applications is September 15.