Skype and Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) launch the competition for foreign studies Master’s scholarship for 2017.

The Skype foreign studies Master’s scholarship competition is announced for the 12th time and is designed to support the Master’s studies of one individual outside of Estonia in the sciences (preferably related to information and communications technology) or interdisciplinary studies on condition that one level of higher education is completed in the sciences. The aims of the Scholarship are to promote the transfer of knowledge between the sciences and the humanities and the popularization of ICT specialities and to boost the availability of Master’s studies abroad for Master’s students from Estonia.

The Scholarship is worth 8000 euros for the 2017/2018 academic year and deadline for submission of applications is 16th July.

The Scholarship is designed to cover the cost of tuition fees or other costs related to studies. The period of the scholarship is the 2017/2018 academic year – 10 months in total. Applications are open to Estonian citizens and foreigners living in Estonia on the basis of a permanent residence permit who have met the qualifications to enroll in Master’s studies.

 

Selection of recipients will take place in two rounds. In the first round, six applicants will be selected to continue to the interview round (second round). During the interview round the one successful applicant will be chosen, who will then be expected to provide confirmation of having been accepted by their preferred educational institution.


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