Estonian Research Council, Estonian Academy of Sciences and Estonian Ministry of Education and Research call upon participating in the national contest for university students. The contest is open for all students studying in Estonia, including foreign students and Estonian citizens studying abroad.
Papers can be submitted on all university levels (applied higher education and bachelor’s studies, master’s studies, doctoral studies) until 17 October 2016!
Starting this year the award fund of the national contest is larger, over 67 000 euros, as a similar contest of the Academy of Sciences has been merged into the national contest.
The national awards are as follows:
- students following bachelor’s or professional degree programmes: 1st prize 960 euros, 2nd prize 650 euros, 3rd prize 320 euros;
- master’s students: 1st prize 1600 euros, 2nd prize 1300 euros, 3rd prize 700 euros;
- doctoral students: 1st prize 1600 euros, 2nd prize 1300 euros, 3rd prize 700 euros;
The special prizes conferred by President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences are as follows:
- students following bachelor’s or professional degree programmes: special prize for auspicious scintillating sparks – π×250=785.40 euros;
- doctoral or master’s students: 1st special prize for the most elegant student research paper – π×1000=3141.59euros; 2nd special prize for an unconventional student research paper – π×500=1570.80 euros.
The aim of the national contest for university students is to promote research among university students, stimulate them to be more active and to acknowledge students who have achieved outstanding results.
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