The most talented foreign students will study in a Master's programs at best Russian universities
94 Competition winners applying to Master’s programmes will be able to enrol in universities before the admission period even starts and will be accepted for free tuition. Future students will be able to study either on a program in English, or on a program in Russian, having proved the adequate command of English or Russian language. If a student need to improve his Russian, he will be enrolled at a university's preparatory department.
Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project is initiated by the Global Universities Association (participants of the 5-100 Academic Excellence Project). The project has been supported by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and Rossotrudnichestvo. This year «Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project» was run as trial contest, but the organizers plan to make it annual and to expand the number of subject areas. Project realization will contribute to the raise of competitiveness on the global research and education market.
The Competition has been held in four subject areas (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science and Economics) and included 2 rounds (portfolio contest during qualifying round and online test in the final round).