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IT Academy, together with Skype and LHV Bank, announces scholarship competitions for excellent Master`s students of Computer Science and Information Technology and this year they have €780 000 in total to give away! The brightest applicants have even the chance to get an internship at Skype or LHV Bank.


Skype and IT Academy Master’s Scholarship 2013
The purpose of Skype and IT Academy Master’s Scholarship (Scholarship) is to support the studies of excellent Master`s students of Cyber Security, Computer Systems and Engineering at Tallinn University of Technology or Software Engineering and Informatics at University of Tartu. The Scholarship will help to support the studies and motivation of excellent Master`s students of Computer Science and Information Technology and to increase the international recognition of Estonian ICT education. The scholarship is regulated by Skype and IT Academy Master’s Scholarship Statute.
In the academic year 2013/2014, the total amount of the Scholarship is €100 000 and 15 scholarships will be awarded. The amount of one scholarship is €6500.
The purpose of the Scholarship is to cover the expenses of the upcoming academic year. Scholarship period is the academic year 2013/2014, all together 10 months. Application is open to all students who have been accepted to corresponding Master’s programs. The applicant must be a full-time student with a weighted GPA of at least 3.5 (incl.). For first year students, the weighted GPA from previous specialized studies is taken into account. Scholarship cannot be received simultaneously with other scholarships, excl. national study allowance. In order to apply, an application form on the IT Academy web page must be filled out.
Application Deadline is September 16, 2013 (midnight). Applicants who continue to the interview round shall be selected during 6 workdays. Scholarship recipients shall be selected by October 1, 2013.
For more inofmration about the required application documents, application process etc can be found here: www.studyitin.ee/scholarship/skype-scholarship

There is also an excellent possibility to hear more about these opportunities in person on one of the following info-sessions:

04.09.2013 at 16.00
Tallinn University of Technology
Faculty of Information Technology
Akadeemia tee 15 (Room 507)

05.09.2013 at 18.15
University of Tartu,
Faculty of Mathematics,
J. Liivi 2 (Room 111)

The information day will be attended by the heads of Skype and LHV Bank.

Good luck to all applicants!

More information:
IT Academy – studyitin.ee/

30 Aug 2013