Every year the Russian Government provides fully-funded scholarships and grants for international students who wish to study at various Universities in Russia. The Ministry of
Education and Science of the Russian Federation set up the Russian Government scholarships to provide international students with the chance to study at top universities
and pursue their academic goals.

Moreover, every year the Russian government provides fully-funded spots at universities to
international applicants. In 2019, 15,000 such spots were granted.

Details of the Scholarship

Calling for International Students

Host Country: Russia

Host Institution: Universities in Russia

Level of the Study: Undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD

Scholarship Coverage: Fully funded

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Benefits of Russian Government Scholarships

  • Free Tuition: The awardees will get free tuition for the entire duration of the selected program.
  • Maintenance allowance (for the entire duration of study regardless of the candidate’s success). In 2019, an average scholarship amounted to 1,484 roubles a month (approximately USD 22);
  • dormitory accommodation (if available)

The government scholarship does not include:

  • travel costs;
  • living expenses;
  • voluntary health
    insurance policy.

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Documents Required

  • Academic Documents (Notarized and translated into Russian)
  • Passport
  • Medical Report

Steps in Applying for the Government of Russia Scholarships

  • Contact the united operator* in your country and get information about available scholarships and fields of study.

*An operator in a foreign country is:

A representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo; OR A representative of Rossotrudnichestvo at the Embassy of Russia; OR A Russian Embassy.

  • Register on the website, fill out an electronic form and submit your application.
  • Wait for an invitation to participate in the selection process (interviews, tests, examinations).
  • Find yourself on the list of candidates (based on the results of tests/examinations)
  • If you are on the list of candidates, please prepare additional documents.
  • Wait for a letter/notification confirming your enrollment in the university and containing
    information about your next steps.

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