The Estonian Institute - Research Scholarships

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The Estonian Institute offers scholarships to holders of a doctoral degree or Master’s or Doctoral students who are citizens of a foreign state and are studying at a university abroad, to write a research paper on an Estonia-related topic or to gather material for it.
The deadlines are 01 March and 01 October
The following documents should be presented for applying:
Estophilus' online application form
  The completed application form (Please send this form by regular mail) Plan of research 


Certificate proving the applicant’s status as a postgraduate student or a copy of a document proving his or her PhD degree

Written confirmation from an Estonian research or development institution to receive the applicant

For postgraduate students a recommendation from their research supervisor 
The application and accompanying documents, marked ‘Estophilus', should be submitted also by regular mail to the secretariat of the Council at the Estonian Institute, Suur-Karja 14, 10140 Tallinn.
We ask you to fill also the Estophilus' online application form.


Knowledge of Estonian is an advantage but not a requirement.


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The scholarship is designated to cover subsistence expenses, tuition fees and costs directly connected with the research; it may be granted for a period ranging from five to ten months. The scholarship for a five-month period is 2500 EUR.

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