15000 Russian Scholarships for International Students 2021-22 (All Degrees)

Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Social Science
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  • Apply Before : March 14, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree BachelorMasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 15000
  • Fields of study All
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration Different
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishRussian
  • Opportunity ID 1246
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Opportunity Description

About the scholarships

The Ministry of Science and Education of the Russian Federation has announced an extraordinary number of scholarships for international students to pursue their education in any field of study at bachelor, master, or doctoral level. This scholarship is designed to strengthen and promote the interaction and exchanges among Russian and international students.

Read the Following details of the Russia Scholarship and gear up to apply.

Scholarship details

  • Number of scholarship: 15000
  • Location: Russia
  • Level of study:
    • Undergraduate
    • Master
    • PhD
  • Deadline for Afghanistan: February 20, 2021, EXTENDED to March 15, 2021
  • Organization: Ministry of Science and education of Russian Federation
  • Fields of study: all


  • free education in your chosen field for the complete study duration.
  • Maintenance allowance of 160 roubles/month (25 USD)
  • Dormitory

Note: Applicants need to pay for traveling to university, health insurance, and living and visa expenses

Expenses paid by students:

  • Educational documents verification each paper: $36
  • verification of educational documents translation: $30
  • Student visa if obtained in 3 days: 120 USD (obtained in 20 days: 80 USD )
  • Travel Cost
  • Health Insurance: 50-150 USD
  • Meal and clothing

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Eligibility criteria

Students applying to these scholarships need to have the following documents prepared and meet the criteria:

  • High school graduation diploma for bachelor degree (those who graduate in 1399 can provide their high school transcript certified by the Ministry of Education );
  • Academically, have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the related fields with an excellent GPA; (80% for Bachelor degree and 70% for Master and PhD).
  • Bachelor degree holders need to submit their university diploma and transcripts (those who are going to graduate in 2021 who have not yet earned their diploma CAN submit a certificate certified by MoHE );
  • Doctoral applicants should present their master’s degree diploma and transcript, their thesis in English or Russian (between 5 to 10 pages), and a list of their scholarly publications.
  • Copy of passports with a validity period of at least 3 years.
  • Photo


The translation of documents in Russian and the following forms is not required in the first steps and applicants will be notified to prepare them later.

Application Procedure

Application for Russian state scholarships is online (the application link has changed this year) and applicants should complete their applications and submit them electronically.

Apply online

Follow the steps below to apply for a Russian State scholarship:

  • Go to the official scholarship website linked above, sign up and fill in your details.
  • Choose up to 6 universities and your program of study
  • Upload your documents
  • Submit the application form
  • Pass a competitive selection process in your country. you are advised to contact the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) located in Dehmazang, Kabul if you are applying from Afghanistan. After the preliminary selection is made by RCSC, Russian universities will then select qualified candidates.
  • Get your visa and travel to Russia

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Notification of results:

It will take up to two months after your competitive selection to get notified about your results.

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For more details, you can call Russian Center for Science and Culture On Sunday – Thursday (9:00 am – 4 pm).

+93772550717 | +93796551657. For technical issues please contact [email protected]

For registration, you can visit Scholarship for Afghanistan office: Kabul, Pole Sorkh, Between VIP restaurant and Kabul Water Park, Afghan Tower, Second Floor, Office number 30.

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