“Global Universities” Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and
Science of the Russian Federation offers Open Doors Russian Scholarship for
International Students. The scholarship is available on the basis of competition to
pursue a master’s and PhD degree.
The competition is aimed at prospective applicants to master’s and doctoral programs
and allows winners and runner-ups to study at any Russian university (including leading
Russian universities), with tuition fees covered by the state, which implies a 100%
discount on tuition + a governmental scholarship at one of the leading Russian
universities members of 5-100 project, which aims to increase their positions on the
global research and education market with 21 Nobel Prize winners lecturers and more
than 360,000 students studying in these universities.
December 10 th , 2022
The scholarship is available to pursue master’s and PhD programs.
• Biology & Biotechnology
• Computer & Data Science
• Mathematics & Artificial Intelligence
• Business & Management
• Politics & International Relations
• Neuroscience & Psychology
• Physical Sciences
• Linguistics & Modern Languages
• Chemistry & Materials Science
• Economics & Econometrics
• Engineering & Technology
• Clinical Medicine & Public Health
• Earth Sciences
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
Number of Scholarships: 300+
Scholarship can be taken in Russia
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: International
Entrance Requirements: Participation is open to all foreign citizens and compatriots
permanently residing abroad. Participants must have a bachelor's (alternatively a five-
year specialist's degree) or complete the required degree program in 2022.
English Language Requirements: Participants can take part in either Russian or English
How to Apply: Applicants can apply through the online processor.