The Leading Russian Universities Open doors for international students to apply for its Russian Scholarship Project for the year 2018.
Foreign citizens and stateless citizens including compatriots abroad with a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) or expected to receive one in 2018 who gave permission to process their personal data can participate in the Competition.
The competition is aimed at prospective applicants to Master’s programs and allows winners and runner-ups to study at any Russian university, with tuition fees covered by the state, which implies a 100% discount on tuition + a governmental scholarship.
- Application Deadline: February 16, 2018
- Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
- Study Subject: Participants can choose from four subject areas: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics. Each area includes several tracks – Nuclear Physics, Biotechnology or Material Science for Physics; Economics, Management, and Finance for Economics, etc.
- Scholarship Award: The competition is aimed at prospective applicants to Master’s programs and allows winners and runner-ups to study at any Russian university, with tuition fees covered by the state, which implies a 100% discount on tuition + a governmental scholarship.
- Nationality: Participation opens to all non-Russian citizens.
- Number of Scholarships:
- Scholarship can be taken in Winners will be able to choose from over 500 Russian universities, including those in international rankings such as Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE), QS World University Rankings and Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU), and 21 universities participating in the reputable 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project. The competition is held in English and Russian.
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: Participation opens to all non-Russian citizens.
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
The competition is open to citizens of all countries other than Russia, stateless citizens, and Russian citizens who are permanent residents of other countries. It’s mandatory to have a Bachelor’s degree or be receiving one in 2018. It’s not necessary to come to Russia to participate. All stages of the contest take place online.
- Foreign citizens;
- Stateless people;
- Russian citizens who live abroad;
- who already have a Bachelor’s degree or are completing their Bachelor’s education in 2018
English Language Requirements: Winners can choose a program taught in Russian or English. In case the programs they are interested in are taught in Russian only, the winning student can start with a 1-year intensive foundation course of Russian as a foreign language.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.