ITL´s Ustus Agur Scholarship

Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) in cooperation with Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) announce a competition

ITL’s Ustus Agur scholarship for doctoral students

ITL’s Ustus Agur scholarship aims to support the information and communication technology area doctoral studies of a public university’s doctoral student. The scholarship also promotes the outstanding contribution of Ustus Agur in the development of Estonian information society.

The amount of scholarship is EUR 2,000.

The scholarship is regulated by Ustus Agur Scholarship Statute. Doctoral student matriculated in Estonian public university studying in the field of information and communications technologies 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 Information Society and the contribution of my PhD Thesis” (max 4000 characters)


Application deadline is 24 October 2018.

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

Allocation of the scholarship will be decided by 14 November 2018 at the latest.

The scholarship holder will be rewarded on 22 November 2018.


Additional information:
Helen Karolin
Information Technology Foundation for Education
Phone +372 628 5825