Scholarships for short courses

2024 application period will be open April 1st 2024 until May 1st (23:59, Estonian time) 

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.


Please send your application form and required documents to


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 2024 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.

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

Application procedures and deadlines will be published on the website

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

Please send your application form and required documents to


Education and Youth Board: Kadri Kaldre, (Scholarship coordinator)

Tallinn University:

Tallinn University of

University of Tartu:

Estonian Academy of Arts: