Eligibility of applicants

IMPORTANT: from 1 August 2020, the Kristjan Jaak scholarships are managed by the Education and Youth Board of Estonia. Please visit the webpage of the Board to find out more about these scholarships. The information on the current page is not being updated.


The scholarship can be applied for by the Estonian citizens and the persons who live here with long term residence permit, who as of the time of submitting the application have been admitted to the doctoral or master’s programme of a university abroad or have a confirmation from the respective university that they have submitted the documents required for admission. The applicant must be able to speak Estonian on a communication level.

We can support both full-time and part-time doctoral and master’s studies at the university abroad.

Last updated: 23.11.2021