Deadline:  December 10, 2021

Opportunity Description

Application is open for the Russian Open Door Scholarship project for applicants from around the world pursue their master’s degree at a leading university in Russia.

Global Universities Association has offered Open Door Russian Scholarship Project in collaboration with the ministry of education and Science of the Russian Federation for international students who are interested in enrolling in a Master’s program in Russia for free. Applicants should participate online Olympiad (competition) in two rounds including:

  • Portfolio competition
  • Problem-solving round

Other program partners:

  • the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs,
  • Compatriot Living Abroad and
  • International Humanitarian Cooperation.

Study: in any university in Russia

Medium of instruction: based on the program

  • English or
  • Russian

Competition organizers:

  • Higher School of Economics (HSE)
  • Tomsk state university
  • ITMO University
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • Novosibirsk State University
  • National Research Nuclear University
  • National University of Science and Technology MISIS
  • Ural Federal University
  • Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI)
  • Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
  • Peter the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)
  • Tomsk Polytechnic University
  • Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
  • People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN)
  • University of Tyumen
  • Far Eastern Federal University
  • Kazan University
  • Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN)
  • Samara National Research University
  • Siberian Federal University
  • South Ural State University

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Olympiad rounds period:

  • Qualifying round: September 15 – December 10, 2021
  • Second (problem-solving) round: January 15 -30, 2022
  • First-round result: December 25, 2021

Second-round results: February 10, 2022

Appealing process: February 11-18, 2022

Winner announcement; February 22, 2022

Third round for PhD : March 1, 2022

Third round result: March 23, 2022

Subjects/areas of study:

  • Biology
  • Computer and Data Science
  • Mathematics & Artificial Intelligence
  • Business & management
  • Politics & International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Linguistics & Modern Languages
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Engineering & Technology

Scholarship benefits:

  • Free early admission
  • No Entrance Examination
  • Tuition fee exemption

Note: the Russian federation does not cover Travel, accommodation, and insurance, and personal expenses.

Who can apply?

Applicants holding a bachelor’s or a specialist degree from any university around the globe except Russia can apply to this program.

How To Apply

Applicants should read the rules, and apply online before December 10, 2021

Required documents:

  • Academic Transcript
  • Academic diploma
  • Motivation letter: includes
    • Research interests
    • Personal goals
    • professional achievements
    • Reasons for choosing a specific olympiad subject
    • Reasons for studying in Russain
  • notarized translation in Russian or English

Supporting documents: 

  • Work experience
  • Report conference
  • Online Study courses related to the subject area
  • Patent for an Invention/scientific Discovery
  • Published Book/Textbook
  • Other publications related to the field
  • Awards for competitions participation
  • Participation in projects
  • Other awards and certificates

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