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Quota of the Russian Government

The Russian Ministry of Science & Higher Education announces the State Scholarship Open Contest for talented overseas applicants willing to study in Russia in the academic year 2024/2025 within the quota of the Russian Government. The scholarship covers 100% of tuition fee (including the cost of the Pre-University Programme, if necessary for better mastery of Russian language as medium of instruction), discounted accommodation fee, and monthly bursary for awardees.

In the upcoming academic year Lobachevsky University will enroll more than 250 worldwide scholarship awardees to the Main Campus in Nizhny Novgorod, and 15 scholarship recipients respectively to its Arzamas and Balakhna Campuses.

To win a national scholarship Lobachevsky University welcomes you to apply to:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES TAUGHT IN RUSSIAN (the required proficiency in written & oral academic Russian should be at B2 / upper-intermediate level or higher).

- DEGREE PROGRAMMES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH (the required proficiency in written & oral academic English should be at B2 / upper-intermediate level or higher)

SHORT-TERM STUDY PROGRAMMES in Russian or in English language (learning traineeship / semester abroad course with a period of 1-10 months).


The free online registration is opened from September 01, 2023 to January 31, 2024 on the link.


Other opportunities to get scholarship

“Open Doors” International Olympiad (for Master’s & PhD programs) — September 13, 2023 to December 10, 2023

“Лобачевский/RU” Russian language International Olympiad — December 1, 2023 to March 1, 2024

“Future Researchers – Future of Science” International Olympiad (Russian-speaking high schoolers only) —November 18, 2023 to December 17, 2023