Scholarships and Grants for International Students | Siberian Federal University

Scholarships and Grants for International Students

Russian Government's Scholarships

300 state-funded places were granted to Siberian Federal University for international applicants to study at the Preparatory Department (Russian Language Preparation Programs) and to enroll to educational programs (Bachelor, Master, Postgraduate).

The Russian Government’s Scholarship covers full tuition and a monthly allowance. Travel costs, living expenses and a mandatory health insurance program are not included. The Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.
A single state-funded place will allow you to start your education with learning Russian as a foreign language and then proceed on a degree program of your choice in one of SibFU schools.

The application procedure starts in January. A deadline depends on the applicant’s country of origin (may vary from March till June).

SUBMIT AN APPLICATION to the Russian Embassy in your home country (.pdf) OR to the Russian Center for Science and Culture.

More information about Russian Government's Scholarships

State-funded places for ex-Compatriots

Siberian Federal University provides the opportunity for applicants with the status of ex-Compatriot to apply for state-funded places. To do this, you need to submit to the UniAdmission Office documents confirming that you or your immediate family (mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, great-grandmother, great-grandfather, etc.) had the citizenship of the USSR or lived in Russia in the past.

If you have any other questions do not hesitate to contact the International Student Recruitment Office of SibFU via
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“Open Doors” Russian Scholarship Project

University encourages undergraduate students to participate in the Open Doors, a Russian Scholarship Project held by the Global Universities Association, to have a chance to win a full scholarship to study at a Master’s program at one of the leading Russian universities.

More information about “Open Doors” Scholarship Project

HED — Siberian Federal — the Uni of your dream

Siberian Federal University invites everyone to take part in the competition «HED - Siberian Federal - the Uni of your dream». HED is a great opportunity to win a 50% tuition discount for the entire study period; compensation of dormitory fees and a certificate of voluntary health insurance for the entire study period; a free Russian language one-year course at the preparatory department for international students or a set of SibFU's promotional gifts.

More information about HED competition

The Belchonok Olympiad

The University Olympiad for schoolchildren "Belchonok" has been held by the Siberian Federal University since 2013. In the previous 2019-2020 academic year the Olympiad received the third level in the list of the Russian Council of school Olympiads.

There are two main stages:

  • Stage 1 (selection)

    October 1, 2020 – January 13, 2021

  • Participants need to complete tasks on the platform of the Olympiad. Until January 21, 2021 organizers will check works and form a rating list of winners. This stage is held only remotely, so you need to get registered in the participant's personal account.

  • Stage 2 (final)

    January 25 – March 23, 2021

    Preliminarily, this stage will be held in person at the regional venues of the Olympiad.

    Winners and prize-winners of the final stage in profiles "mathematics", "chemistry", "physics" and "informatics" can enter Russian universities "without exams" or get maximum points in the chosen subject of the Olympiad automatically.

More information about the Olimpiad


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