Russian Government Scholarship for Masters degree – Study in Russia


Study in Russia for free this year by applying for Russian Government Scholarship. “Open Doors Scholarship” is a scholarship program which has been crafted by education specialists of Russia for those who pursuit Master’s degree education. The program has been developed through the assistance of Rossotrudnichestvo and Ministry of Education and Science.

All the students in Russia are also eligible for the “Open Doors Scholarship” Master’s degree Program offered by Russian Government. The biggest benefit of the Russian Government scholarship lies in the fact it has no tuition fee.

The Open Doors Russian Government Scholarship is one serious opportunity for you if you want to take your education in the right direction. Do not worry as there is no Tuition fee and on the top of this you will be eligible for a stipend too.

Why Study in Russia?

Russia is well-known for its high-class education opportunities. The best and popular Russian universities have been named in the Academic ranking of world universities. Through Russian Government scholarship, you can select from more than 500 Russian Universities spread in 80 different Russian cities.

Open Door Scholarship in Russia – Benefits and Coverage:

The main aim of the competition is to encourage capable students to pursue their Master’s degree education in Russia. You do not need to be a winner rather being runners-up in the completion will do the job for you.

You must be thinking that there are several other scholarships also in offering then why open Doors? Well the answer is that not all educational scholarships provide benefits as mentioned below

  • There is no tuition fee and the educational expenses are taken care of by the state
  • Winning the competition means that you can enter the Master’s degree Program without taking any kind of entrance examinations utilizing a single-window system.
  • Language is not an issue as you can take the course both in English as well as Russian
  • You can participate in competitions as per subject and can apply to several universities at the same time
  • As mentioned already you will be provided with a stipend as well

Russian Scholarship Application – Criteria and Eligibility

The Application Criteria for Open door Russian Government Scholarship is fairly easy and there are few specifications that you need to keep in mind in this regard. These specifications are as follows

  • You can apply for the competition if you are a foreigner
  • You can apply for the competition if you are stateless
  • The Russian citizens who are living abroad can also apply for this prestigious competition


How to apply for Russian Government Scholarship “Open Doors Scholarship”?

  • The registration for the competition has already started and will end on Feb 16th each year. As a participant, you need to signup via utilizing the dedicated system of the competition.
  • Submit an online application form for Russian Open Doors Scholarship.
  • Once registered you need to allow the system to process your personal data
  • Registration includes your surname, first name, login, password, city and residential country.

Russian Open Doors Scholarship Selection Process:

The competition basically consists of two rounds. The first round is more of a portfolio based contest and the second round involves a test. Online applicants need to get their identity authenticated. The online applicants must also ensure that their participation is monitored as this assures their completion (single handed) of the competition’s task.

Mere participation in the competition does not involve any kind of fee. You can find more information about the competition from the official website.

Open Doors Scholarship by Russia Result Announcement

You need to clear both the rounds in order to win this competition. Secondly, your overall score should be good enough to get you ranked in the top 5% of the list. Similarly, if you manage to get yourself in the top 25% of the list then in such a case you will be an Award Winner.

The winning list is published on the main website. You can also view your result on the competition website (on your personal page).

Russian Government Scholarship Program Deadline for portfolio submission is December 10, 2020.

37 thoughts on “Russian Government Scholarship for Masters degree – Study in Russia”

  1. I am looking clinical residency post graduate course in russia or other countries.
    Kindly guide me for full scholarship ?

  2. please give me a chance and make my dreams come true. I will really appreciate if am given the opportunity to study abroad.

  3. I have gained admission at adyghe state university in Russia but I need a scholarship to start my program in September 1st, 2010. My admission letter needs to be sent to the embassy in Ghana upon after paying $500 but I don’t have money to pay. Can you please help me

  4. I am from Pakistan and I have completed 16 years of education. I want to study International Relations. Would I get admission in Masters in Russia equal to M-Phill? And If I take course in Russian, I have to do language course before hand or on reaching Russia? thanks

  5. Sir..i have done BS in medical laboratory science.l got 3.76 cgpa out of 4.0.
    No ilets
    Can i get fully funded russian scholarship for master?
    Part time job is possible along with scholar ship or not?

  6. Dear Mr.mohomad Youasef, I am Dr.ishari Silva from Sri Lanka and degree holder MD Russia .currently attached to ministry of health Sri Lanka. I would like to do my post graduate studies in russia.please give me indormations how can I get a scholarship for medicine pg degree.thank you

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  9. Hello, I am a south Sudanese second year dropped out from Jomo Kenyatta University – Kenya pursuing Bsc. Civil Engineering and i need to apply for your scholarship so that i can be able to start a fresh and finish my Bachelor. Kindly send me all the requirement needed including the email that i can send my document through, i will appreciate your respond and consideration- Jacob Mawut Dual

  10. Can I ask a question out of this topic? I was applying to CSC Chinese scholarship, but at the end of the of the application they are requiring Chinese visa. However, when I contacted CSC they said that it is not mandatory. But I cannot submit my application without it.

  11. I want Study in Russia for Master Degree As Account M.COM And Russia is a peaceful Country for Education and, I Hope Give in a chance for Study in Russia.

  12. Hiiii
    I have fill up the application form but not able to do final submission as there is no specific link for the same . Also I want you to guide me about the type of questions will be asked in the test.

  13. that’s a golden opportunity
    so iam very happy and wish to utilize this opportunity and study Russia
    I would like to study medicines
    can u help me how to study in Russia
    thank u




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