Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project is your chance for early admission to a tuition-free Masterâ€™s programme at one of the leading universities in Russia.
Course Level:Â Masters
Eligible Countries:Â International
To be taken at (country):Â Russia
Field of Study:Â Explore the offered study programmes and additional information about the universities (see in link below)
Study programmes of the Open Doors include:
- Computer science
- Business & Management
- Politics & International Studies
- Philology & Linguistics
- The Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project (also referred to as â€˜the Olympiadâ€™) is for prospective Masterâ€™s students.
- The competition is open to foreigners and stateless persons, including compatriots living abroad,Â having a degree or completing a degree programme not lower than Bachelor level in the year ofÂ the Olympiad. All participants are expected to consent to the processing of personal data.
- The official languages of the Olympiad are English and Russian.
- The winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad, having a degree or completing a degree programme not lower than Bachelor level in the year of the Olympiad are eligible to enrol in one of the Masterâ€™s programmes covered by the Olympiad subject areas without paying a tuition fee.
- The winners and prize-winners choose an educational programme taught in English or in Russian that is applicable for foreign students.
- The university determines the level of proficiency in Russian while admitting of the winner or the prize-winner. The winners and the prize-winners who need to improve the level of proficiency in Russian are eligible to have a preparatory Russian language course in the chosen university, if necessary. Enrolment in the Masterâ€™s programmes taught in Russian is only possible after a successful completion of the Russian language course.
- The Olympiad is held online in two rounds, using an Open Doors electronic platform. The first (qualifying) round is a competition of portfolios, and the second (final) round is a problem solving challenge. The online format of the competition implies establishing the participantâ€™s identity as well as checking the independence of his/her performance during the final round.
- The Olympiad is free to enter. There is no participation fee.
Number of Awards:Â Not specified
Value of Award:Â Your tuition fee will be paid by the Russian Federation. You will only have to cover your travel and accommodation costs, insurance and personal expenses.
Duration of Programme:Â Duration of candidateâ€™s chosen course
Method of Application:Â
- Apply here
- It is very important you go through the rules of participation and other application details before applying
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â 31st January 2019