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.
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.
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.