Deadline: December 10, 2021
A Russian Government Scholarship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for exceptional pupils. For the fifth time, the Russian government has launched the Open Door International Olympiad. The goal of this olympiad is to find the brightest minds in the world and entice them to come to Russia for further education and research. The Open Doors Scholarship allows olympiad champions to attend any of 500 Russian institutions, including 21 of the country’s top colleges that are part of the 5-100 programs. This year’s Open Doors Olympiad covers 14 subject areas, the majority of which are science-related.
For the seventh time, the Open Doors International Olympiad gets underway! Winners of the Olympiad will be eligible to enroll for free in master’s or postgraduate programs at their selected university, depending on the chosen direction. The doctorate track participants will be able to select a prospective research supervisor and interview with them during the Olympiad.
This scholarship competition is organized by the top universities in Russia. These universities are:
- Higher School of Economics (HSE)
- Tomsk state university
- ITMO University
- Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
- Novosibirsk State University
- National Research Nuclear University MEPhI
- National University of Science and Technology MISIS
- Ural Federal University
- Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
- Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
- Peter the Great 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
- Master’s Program
Benefits of the Russian Government Scholarship 2021:
- The tuition fee will be paid by the Russian Federation.
- The winner can get admission to any Russian University which offers the subject in which he/she may have won the Olympiad.
- If you are not selected for last year’s Olympiad, you can apply for this year again.
Eligibility Criteria of the Russian Government Scholarship 2020-21:
- All international or foreign students for masters and PhD can apply.
- The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree for master’s track and a master’s degree or specialist’s degree for doctoral track analogous to PhD.
- The compatriots who are living abroad can also apply.
- There is no gender discrimination in this Olympiad.
- Every foreign individual regardless of their race, ethnicity, color, or gender can apply.
- The participant must be proficient in English or Russian language
How to Apply