IT students can apply for various specialization stipends, additionally there are also a number of other scholarships provided by partners and the University of Tartu foundation.
IT Academy specialization stipend
300 € per month
European Social Fund scholarship
160 € per month
All candidates must submit their application via the Study Information System, including first year students.
Profession-based scholarship statute.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I apply for the specialization scholarships?
Applications for scholarships have to be submitted via the Study Information System (SIS) during the month of September in the first semester. Please note that first year students also need to submit an application.
Who can apply for the IT Academy specialization stipend?
Students studying in the Computer Science and Information Technology BSc programs and Computer Science and Software Engineering MSc programs.
What kind of grades are required?
The student's weighted average grade will matter, also the student should not have any negative grades in the previous semester. The percentage of the curriculum's completion will be counted cumulatively. The academic results will be calculated automatically at the end of the semester.
How to fulfil the notification requirements that come with the scholarship?
Logos (to use in presentations, for example) are located here. Publications should also refer to the IT Academy stipend, i.e. "The publishing of this article was supported by IT Academy".
As of autumn 2017, students of the international Master’s curricula of Software Engineering and Computer Science can apply for the Cybernetica scholarship programme. The scholarship amounts to 5000 euros per year and is paid over 10 months. For the remaining two months in a year, a paid internship place is guaranteed in Cybernetica AS. The programme gives a unique opportunity to selected students to participate during studies in research projects in one of the leading research and development companies in Estonia.
One scholarship per year will be granted to a highly motivated applicant with an admissions score (for newly-admitted students) of at least 85-100 points or GPA (second year students) of at least 3.6.
Please submit your applications by June 2, 2017 via e-mail address ati.study [ät] lists.ut.ee and including the following documents:
- motivation letter (up to 1 000 characters) explaining your interests and study plan in the Master’s programme;
- letter of recommendation (optional);
- study results from previous semesters for second year Master's students/ study results from your previous degree for newly-admitted students.