Russian State Scholarships For Foreign Students 2018

The Ministry of Science and Education of Russian Federation is offering Russian State Scholarships for Foreign Students to pursue degree programmes. All candidates with the secondary school and vocational school finished and successfully passed competitive selection in their own country can receive a grant. The application process is ongoing throughout the year.

Annually 15000 government grants for foreign students are awarded on the basis of competition in Russia.

The grant provides your free studying on the chosen specialty for the entire period of education. Also, if you need to improve knowledge of Russian, the grant covers education at preparatory faculty. In addition, monthly payment and a place in the student residence is provided. Not everybody knows that foreign students are also able to receive additional payments from the state. For the additional information you need to apply to embassy of your own country in Russia. 

Main criteria

  • The candidate has to be registered on the portal and send the application for a quota;
  • All candidates with the secondary school and vocational school finished (school, technical school, lyceum, etc.)

Competitive selections take place in two stages. The first stage will take place in your country. For this purpose, it is necessary to contact the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC). The second stage consists of selection of suitable candidates by the Russian universities. Results of competitive selection will be known after consideration by higher education institutions of all arrived applications.

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