Scholarships for short courses

The application period for 2021 is April 01 - May 01.  Electronic submission window closes automatically at 23:59 EET on May 01. 

The application period for 2021 is April 01 - May 01.  Electronic submission window closes automatically at 23:59 EET on May 01. 

The Estonian national scholarships are intended to support participation in summer courses of Estonian language and culture as well as in courses of summer and winter schools related to the English-language curricula of degree study in Estonia. The scholarships are administered by the Education and Youth Board.

 

Scholarship amount

The scholarship is used to reimburse up to 500 EUR of the course fee and accommodation costs of 25 EUR per day for a maximum of 28 days per secondment in a calendar year.

In the 2021 summer school application round, students can apply for the scholarship to participate in online courses. The scholarship covers the course fee up to 500 euros.

Courses eligible for scholarship application

1. Estonian language and culture courses

2. Courses related to the English-language curricula of degree study in Estonia

Courses in Tallinn University in 2021:

Courses in Tallinn University of Technology in 2021:

Courses in University of Tartu in 2021:

Courses in Estonian Academy of Arts:

No courses will be held in 2021. 

Period and conditions

The stipend is available for students of Bachelor’s, Master’s or doctoral studies in foreign universities who are actively involved in the studies at the time of application and have been studying at university for at least one year.

During the period of payment of grant the scholarship recipient should stay in Estonia (except when participating in an online course).

The candidate should pre-register to the course before applying for the scholarship.

Application procedure and deadlines

The application period for 2021 is April 01 - May 01.  Electronic submission window closes automatically at 23:59 EET on May 01. 

Please submit the following documents:

  • application form and motivation letter through online application system (please register to start the application);
  • confirmation of admission from the organizing higher education institution in Estonia (can be sent by e-mail) or confirmation of submission of required admission documents;
  • confirmation of registration from home university containing information on the applicant's level of study, normal period of studies and progress towards the degree;
  • copy of passport or ID-card.

All documents should be in English or Estonian. Documents must be translated to any of these languages if the language of issuance is different. Applications which are not fully completed, drawn up as required or include false information or are submitted with a delay are not assessed.

The candidate should pre-register to the course before applying for the scholarship.

Contacts:

Education and Youth Board: Liis Uulman, liis.uulman@harno.ee (Scholarship coordinator)

Tallinn University: tss@tlu.ee

Tallinn University of Technologysummerschools@taltech.ee

University of Tartu: info@isu.ut.ee

Estonian Academy of Arts: summeracademy@artun.ee