Ustus Agur Scholarship Statute

Ustus Agur Scholarship of Estonian Information Technology and Telecommunications Association for the information and communications technology doctoral student.

Ustus Agur Scholarship of Estonian Information Technology and Telecommunications Association (hereinafter referred to as ITL’s Ustus Agur Scholarship) aims to support the studies of one talented public university doctoral student in the field of sciences (information and communications curricula). The scholarship also promotes the outstanding contribution of Ustus Agur in the development of Estonian information society.

The Scholarship competition shall be announced on ITL’s, ITL members’ and Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) web pages, e-mailing listings as well as through partners. Persons matriculated to the doctoral studies of Estonian public universities can apply for the scholarship. The competition announcement determines other pre requisites, terms and conditions and due terms for applying for the scholarship competition.
 

ITL’s Ustus Agur Scholarship first of all takes into account the expected influence of the subject of the doctoral thesis of the scholarship applicant to the development of the Estonian information society and current professional activities of the applicant. Applications will be also taken under consideration based on other criteria stipulated in the announcement of a certain scholarship competition.
The allocation of Scholarship will be decided based on received applications by Scholarship Board formed by HITSA in cooperation with the representatives of ITL. Board is not obliged to give reasons for their decision.

The Scholarship is personal. The Scholarship will be paid to the grantee by one or several installments, as agreed. The grantee shall undertake to submit a written report to HITSA about the use of the Scholarship.
Possible problems with appointment of ITL’s Scholarship are solved by HITSA Scholarship Board.

Approved with the directive no. 1-1/61-15 of the member of the management board of HITSA from October 7, 2015.