Russia is very famous with universities and many universities have place in QS University Rankings. So; it is very popular destination for master’s or phD students all around the world. If you are planning to go Russia for study; you may need scholarship to study in Russia in order to provide educational expenses and living expenses. We know that every international student needs to get scholarship because living and studying in different country brings many expenses together. There are some different types of scholarships according to foundations. We have compiled main scholarships in Russia here; let’s take a look of them:
Russian Government Scholarships for International Students
Government provides scholarship to many foreign students every year. This scholarship not only provides tuition fees; it also provides accommodation and gives medical insurance. Russian Government pays $1,200 to each student every month. It is enough to some of your expenses but it can’t be enough.
Non- government Scholarships
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships: This scholarship appeals undergraduate international students. This is only available for US students and pays $3,000-4000 month each month. We can say this payment is really enough for your expenses.
University Scholarships for International Students
Some scholarships are specific for universities and they generally appeals postgraduate level; so if you are in bachelor’s degree you need to find other scholarships. Some universities like Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, Tomsk State University and Vladivostok State University provides scholarships to foreign students. You can check out which universities provide scholarships and application conditions from their websites.