Jaan Einasto scholarship

One scholarship is 2000 EUR.

The aim of the scholarship is to improve the innovative development of Estonia by supporting international collaboration between the University of Tartu Tartu Observatory, and other universities and science institutions around the world in the field of astronomy and space technology and by supporting the popularisation of knowledge in order to develop a scientific worldview among younger genertions.

Full eligibility requirements:

Those eligible to apply include PhD students or researchers from the University of Tartu who are transferring to a foreign university, and to perform research at the University of Tartu and whose research is related to astronomy or space technology.

Awarding of the scholarship is determined on the basis of the applicant’s achievements in the field, the substantiality and innovation of the proposed research, and the planned purpose of the scholarship.

How to apply: 

  • the following is required: an electronic application form containing an overview of academic and social activities, a recommendation from a supervisor, a budget for the planned research, the sources and amounts of co-financing
  • an overview of the planned scientific or research study (added to the electronic application)
  • an overview of the planned activity for popularising science (added to the electronic application)
  • a recommendation from the faculty dean or institution's director (a recommendation is a part of the electronic application)
  • for UT doctoral students and researchers, confirmation from the host university or institution concerning the start of studies or research (added to the electronic application)