Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) scholarships
Information for the academic year 2020/2021 regarding the programmes that have MFA stipends and how many stipends is available
In the academic year 2019/2020 the stipends were available for the master´s programmes listed below. Due to the emergency sate, we cannot provide a new and updated list of study programmes with MFA scholarship before May 2020. In the 2020, priority countries of the MFA scholarships are: Afghanistan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus and also Botswana, Rwanda, Uganda, Benin, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Tunisia, Morocco.
- Computer Science
- Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society
- Information Technology Law
- Robotics and Computer Engineering
- Software Engineering
- Applied Measurement Science
- Innovation and Technology Management
- Quantitative Economics
- Materials Science and Technology
Please note that the number of stipends is limited, in most cases it is 1-2 stipends per programme. The 400-EUR stipend per month is assigned for two years (standard study period of master’s studies - altogether 20 months). The only exception is Information Technology Law which is a 1-year programme and thus the stipend is paid for one year (10 months).
How to apply?
The applicants are required to meet all admission requirements and submit the full package of application documents (please find more information on the website of your chosen study programme). All applicants from target countries applying for the eligible master's programmes are automatically considered for the stipend, no addtional application is needed. Stipends are allocated to the best applicants based on the admissions ranking lists (each programme separately). Only well motivated candidates with good academic performance and properly prepared admission package are considered. The students who have not graduated by the admission deadline are still eligible, provided that the rest of the admission documents are properly prepared. We do not request for any additional documents to be submitted except for the ones required by the study programme(s) you are applying for.
Announcement of results
Like last year, the best applicants will be offered stipend (no additional application needed) and we inform them about receiving the stipend together with the admissions notifications. Payment of the stipend will be in September 2020, after arrival to Tartu and signing of a respective stipend agreement.
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Estonian Development Cooperation scholarships are funded by the Estonian Foreign Ministry’s Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid funds
The website was last updated 19.09.2020.