Juhan Ross scholarship statute


  1. The scholarship is awarded to a student of environmental physics or related area for his/her achievements while studying.
  2. The scholarship is awarded based on academic performance and participation in research.
  3. Tartu Observatory informs the public about the possibility of applying for the Juhan Ross scholarship on the webpage of Tartu Observatory University of Tartu.
  4. To apply for the scholarship the application letter, reference letter, as well as documents confirming applicants’ academic performance and research work, must be submitted to Tartu Observatory via e-mail kosmos@ut.ee.
  5. Council of Tartu Observatory forms the Scholarship Commission, involving, if necessary, experts in the field.
  6. The Commission shall submit to the Council a reasoned opinion on the candidate’s suitability for scholarship.
  7. The Council may ask applicants to give a short presentation on his/her activities and works at the meeting of Council in October. The recipient of the scholarship is determined at the same meeting.
  8. The scholarship is paid once from the budget of Tartu Observatory and its value is determined every year by the Council.
  9. Tartu Observatory informs the public as to who the recipient of the scholarship is on its website and issues a diploma certifying the receipt of scholarship at the October Council meeting.