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 persons who, at the time of using the scholarship, are:

  • master's or PhD students of Estonian higher education institutions;
  • students studying at integrated curricula of Estonian higher education institutions, who have passed at least 180 ECTS of the curriculum by the time of study periods abroad.

The scholarship cannot be applied for by the persons:

  • who study at Master's or Doctoral studies at an Estonian higher education institution and who wish to suspend their studies here to continue studies only at a university abroad;
  • who study at a university abroad and wish to apply for scholarship for student exchanges in some other university abroad.
Last updated: 23.11.2021