Scholarships for summer courses held in 2021
1. Epp Sonin Scholarship
The College of Foreign Languages and Cultures will offer 2 scholarships, which cover the tuition fee of the course. The scholarship was created to honour the contribution and support by Epp-Karike Jürima Sonin. The main target group includes applicants with Estonian roots and motivated learners who don't qualify for student scholarships. Of course, we also welcome everyone else to apply as well.
In order to apply for the scholarship please submit your application to the summer course here and upload a motivation letter (not longer than approx 1 A4 page) on your connection to Estonia and why you wish to learn Estonian.
2. Scholarships by the DAAD for German students
German students (incl. foreign students studying in Germany) can apply for a grant as part of the Go East summer school program at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The scholarship consists of living expenses, travel expenses and course fees. For more information, visit the Go East summer school webpage.
Deutsche Studierende können sich im Rahmen des Go East- Sommerschulprogramms beim Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD) um ein Stipendium bewerben. Weitere Informationen dazu finden Sie unter:
Das zweigleisige Bewerbungsverfahren sieht vor, dass Interessenten sich parallel bei der Sommerschule um eine Zulassung und beim DAAD um ein Stipendium bewerben.
3. Estonian National Scholarships
You can read more about the scholarships on the homepage of StudyinEstonia.ee. The application period for 2021 is April 01 - May 01. The electronic submission window closes automatically at 23:59 EET on May 1st!
4. Estonian Education and Youth Board scholarships (former EKKAV)
The academic studies of Estonian language and culture abroad (EKKAV) scholarship for attending Estonian language and culture summer/winter courses can be applied for by all the international university students interested in the Estonian language and culture who are studying or have previously studied Estonian at the university abroad. The application deadline for the summer course scholarship is May 16, 2021. The application round will be opened on May 1st at the latest. Read more on the application process here.
Are there any other options?
We highly also recommend looking for additional options offered by your local universities, your employer, cultural institutions or local funding authorities who could support your participation in the courses
Information on scholarships for 2021 updated 08.04.2021 22:00