Russian Government Scholarship Program for International Students – Get Your MS Degree



Do you want to get your Master’s degree in Russia? If your answer is yes, then you should be pleased to find out that the Russian Government Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the academic year 2020/2021.

This is a full-scholarship program and it has been created in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in order to provide international students with the chance to study at a prestigious university and pursue their academic goal of getting a Master’s degree.

The competition is aiming to help applicants the highest level of master’s programs and to make things even better, the winners and the runner-ups of the scholarship program will get the chance to study at any Russian university and have their full tuition fees covered by the state.

With that said, let’s check out which are the benefits and criteria of being awarded one of these scholarships.


Russian Government Scholarship Program for International Students in 2020/2021


  • Winners and runner-ups to study at any Russian university, with tuition fees covered by the state, which implies a 100% discount on tuition + a governmental scholarship.
  • More than 300 Scholarships will be awarded
  • Scholarship can be taken in Russia
  • After confirming your proficiency in English or Russian, you can study in that language.
  • If you need to improve your Russian, you will be offered a Russian language preparatory course.
  • You will be enrolled in a specialization indicated in your registration form. Within this specialization, you can choose any program applicable to foreign students.


Russian Government Scholarship Program for International Students in 2020/2021


  • Participation is open to all holders of Bachelor’s degrees, except for Russian citizens.
  • English Language Requirements: Participants can take part in either Russian or English language.
  • Open Regions: All.


Available Study Subjects

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


Official Letter and Deadline

For more information visit the Official Website for Russian Government Scholarship 2020/2021 Program, for submission of supporting documents and other application instructions.

Russian Government Scholarship Program deadline is December 10, 2020.

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