For local students, the MA program provides two places for studies, which exempts from tuition fee (deadline for applying for these place is 5 July, 2013).
All foreign candidates for the MA programme are encouraged to apply for the Ragnar Nurkse scholarship, named after probably the most internationally recognized Estonian scientist of the 20th century. The scholarship, in the amount of 7 200 euros, will be financed through the budget of Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance and it will be awarded to a student who will start his/her studies at the MA in Technology Governance programme in the academic year 2013/2014.
The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of candidates’ previous professional and academic accomplishments (minimum GPA to be considered for selection is 3.5). The application should also include a recommendation letter from one of student’s previous professors. Finally, student’s MA thesis proposal will be evaluated to determine whether it has the potential to create new knowledge and could be converted into a journal article.
Please send scholarship applications (a 1-2 page letter describing your thesis proposal and previous professional experience; proof of previous academic results; CV; academic recommendation letter) and other inquiries to Rainer Kattel at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 31st 2013. Please use .pdf files.
There is a limited number of tuition waivers for foreign applicants.
Accepted MA students can apply for the DoRa 9 scholarship (288 eur / month).
In addition, 6 foreign students can apply for reimbursement of costs, related to obtaining visa, arranging health insurance and travelling to Estonia. The program will also support you in applying for scholarships from your home country or international or charitable organizations.
PhD students from universities around the world are encouraged to apply for the DoRa 5 scholarships for short term (1-10 months) study visits. Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance has hosted under this framework PhD students from Thapar University, Jawaharlal Nehru University (both India), Florida International University (USA) and Lund University (Sweden). Interested applicants should contact RNS Director Rainer Kattel.