15000 Russian Scholarships for Foreign Students

January 18, 2023

Opportunity Details

Applications are now open for the 15000 Russian Government Scholarships for foreign students to pursue higher education. With these scholarships, students can pursue a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. for the academic year 2023. Scholarships are offered by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Russian Federation. Students can apply regardless of their gender, race, nationality, or religion. Last year, there were around 18000 scholarships available. So, why wait? Read the guide below and apply now.

Brief Details About 15000 Russian Scholarships

  • Host Country: Russia
  • Host Institution: N/A
  • Host Organization: The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
  • Level of Study: Bachelor’s, Master’s, & Ph.D.
  • Fields of Study: Several Fields
  • Funding Type: N/A
  • Eligible Students: International Students (Including Afghans)
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Application Status: Open Now


  • Full Tuition Fees
  • Accommodation
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • The best opportunity to pursue higher education in Russia

It is mentionable that the scholarship will not provide: 

  • Travel Costs
  • Living Costs
  • Health Insurance
  • Monthly Stipend

Required Documents for your Application

  • School Diploma for bachelor’s degree applicants
  • Bachelor’s Degree for master’s degree applicants
  • Master’s degree for Ph.D. applicants

Note: If you haven’t received your school diploma you can upload your official transcript. If you haven’t obtained your bachelor’s degree, you should provide verification from your university.

  • Master’s degree transcripts, thesis, and a list of your publications
  • Consent to personal data processing
  • Valid passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • Photo
  • Medical Certificate
  • HIV absence certificate

Desirable Documents

  • Certificate in sports/Olympiads
  • Language Certificate
  • Recommendation letter
  • Publications

Note: You should translate your documents into the Russian language

How to Apply? (Complete Guide)

  • Initially, create an account on the official website, and log into it
  • After registration, fill out the electronic form
  • Include the following in your form:
    • Full Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Country of Residence
    • Current Address
    • Email Address
    • Contact No
  • Provide information about your level of education
  • Upload all the required documents
  • Choose your field and six institutions to study at from those that are available within the quota. (You cannot choose more than two institutions in each of Moscow and St. Petersburg.)
  • You should print your application form, sign it, scan it, and re-upload it

And finally, wait for two months for your invitation to participate in the selection process (Interviews, Tests, Examinations).

Note: the Russian language is a necessity to know

Apply Now

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