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Scholarship under programme Dora Pluss action 2.1

The scholarship scheme is meant for the Master's students who:

  • are non-residents of the Republic of Estonia;
  • have not exceeded a total period of one year stay in Estonia during the last three years;
  • started their studies in the master programme at TalTech after 1 July 2020;
  • study full load and reside in Estonia during the period of scholarship acquisition;


In order to qualify for the stipend in the second year of studies, a master’s student must, during the first year, have successfully completed his/her coursework in programme subjects worth at least 45 ECTS. The decision will be made based on the results of the last academic year. Separate application on the second year is not required.

The monthly amount of the scholarship is 350 euros and it is paid during the period of  September 1st to June 30th.

For academic year 2020/2021 there are scholarships available for students enrolled in following Master programmes: 

  • Environmental Engineering and Management 
  • Computer Systems and Engineering 
  • Communicative Electronics 
  • Cyber Security 
  • E-Governance Technologies and Services 
  • Materials and Processes for Sustainable Energetics 
  • Technology of Wood, Plastics and Textiles 
  • Applied Physics 
  • Health Care Technology 
  • Design and Technology Futures 
  • Mechatronics 
  • Industrial Engineering and Management 
  • Technology Governance and Digital Transformation
  • Law 
  • International Business Administration 


Only the applicants, who have applied to these Master’s programmes at TalTech for Autumn 2020, passed the Faculty’s evaluation and received an offer to study at TalTech are eligible to be considered for the DoRa Pluss scholarship. All those applicants will be informed separately via email about the decision on granting the scholarship by 13th of June, 2020.

Scholarship recipients will sign the Letter of understanding.

The studies in Estonia must start in the academic year for which the stipend has been granted. During the period for which the stipend is granted, supported master’s students must remain in Estonia, except for short visits to conferences or to their home countries. Should a supported master’s student leave Estonia for a period exceeding one month, stipend payments for that period must be withheld. 

*During the period of the DoRa stipend, the activity of the visiting student in Estonia may not be financed in the framework of the projects or programmes of other EU structural funds.