Global Education Programme

For students who have a/are Master's degree
Who need a scholarship for Study
In the field of Medical and health sciences, Architecture and town planning, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and computer sciences, Social and behavioural sciences, Natural sciences
Countries Russia

Description of scholarship

The Russian government has initiated a new scholarship programme to support Russians studying abroad, the Global Education Programme (GEP). The scholarship opened in September 2014 for Russian students studying abroad on Master's and PhD programmes. Students at Radboud University in the following disciplines may qualify for a grant: • Architecture (Spatial Planning) • Phototonics, Instrument-Making Industry, Optic and Biotechnological systems and technologies • Health Science and Preventive Medicine • Fundamental Medicine • Clinical Medicine • Pharmacy • Biology • Physics and Astronomy • Physical Sciences and Technologies • Mathematics and mechanics • Earth Science • Chemistry • Education and Pedagogics


To be eligible for a scholarship the candidate should meet the following conditions:

  • Russian citizenship

  • Admitted to Radboud University (or another university from the list) in one of the selected disciplines

  • Study full time at Master's or PhD level

  • Ready to return to Russia upon completion of their studies and to obtain employment in accordance with the qualification gained for a period of 3 years ( you can find a list of employers on the official website of the Programme).


Students who already receive a scholarship, e.g., from the European Union such as ERANET, Erasmus Mundus or other Master's grants do not qualify.


Value and purpose of grant:

The scholarship covers the following costs up to 2,760,000 rubles/year (ca.40,158 EUR):

  • Tuition fee
  • Living expenses
  • Books
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel costs

The Global Education Programme (GEP) will last for 3 years (2014-2016). A total amount of 4.41 billion rubles is available for this period, or 1.47 billion per year. The assumed total number of grantees is at least 718.
Students who already receive a scholarship, e.g. from the European Union such as ERANET, Erasmus Mundus or other Master's grants do not qualify.

Grant award period:
12 or 24 months, depending on the duration of the Master’s programme

Closing date:
There are four competition rounds per year. Register on the official program website and get the electronic queue number.

  • First round: 29 December 2016 - 2 April 2017
  • Second round: 3 April 2017 - 4 June 2017
  • Third round: 5 June 2017 - 20 August 2017
  • Fourth round: 21 August 2017 - November 2017

Grant provider:
Russian Government

Application procedure and documents required:
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