ITL´s Ustus Agur Scholarship

Education and Youth Authority (Harno) in cooperation with Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) announce a competition


ITL’ s Ustus Agur scholarship for doctoral students

Applying for the scholarship has ended, allocation of the scholarship will be decided by 13 November.

ITL’s Ustus Agur scholarship aims to support the doctoral studies of a public university’s doctoral student whose topic of the doctoral thesis is narrowly related to the field of ICT or broadly related to the use of ICT in another field. The scholarship also promotes the outstanding contribution of Ustus Agur in the development of Estonian society.

The amount of scholarship is EUR 3,000.

The scholarship is regulated by Ustus Agur Scholarship Statute. Doctoral student matriculated in Estonian public university can apply for the scholarship.

In order to apply, online application form must be filled out.

 The following documents shall be uploaded to the application form:

· Curriculum Vitae including list of publications, description of current professional activities of the applicant and other important information regarding the doctoral student’s studies.

·   A brief description of the PhD thesis (max 1500 characters)

·  An Essay “The Future of Estonian Society and the contribution of my PhD Thesis” (max 4000 characters)

Application deadline is 3 November 2020.

Allocation of the scholarship considers the expected influence of the applicant´s doctoral thesis to the development of Estonian society and current professional activities of the applicant.

Allocation of the scholarship will be decided by 13 November 2020 at the latest. The scholarship will be awarded on 19 November 2020.


ITL’s Ustus Agur Scholarship is awarded for supporting the studies of PhD candidates of public universities. Allocation of the Scholarship considers the expected influence of the subject of the doctoral thesis of the scholarship applicant on the development of Estonian information society and his current professional activities. The scholarship amount is 3,000 euros and it is awarded in cooperation with the Education and Youth Authority. ITL`s Ustus Agur scholarship is awarded from 2003.

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