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23 Mar 2016

Full-Time Russian Government Scholarship for South African Students 2016

rentastudent Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

Job Description

The Russian Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Russian institutions from the academic year 2016/17.

The scholarship may be awarded for undergraduate (Bachelors) or postgraduate (Masters or PhD) studies. Preference is given to postgraduate applications.

Criteria and Eligibility.

  • South African citizens in good health with a strong academic record.
  • Available to study in Russia from September 2016 (no extensions will be allowed).
  • A commitment to the development of South Africa and a demonstrated interest in Russia.

Applications from all qualified candidates in any field will be accepted, but priority will be given to applications for postgraduate studies, previously disadvantaged applicants and applicants in the

  • Biotechnology
  • Climate change
  • Engineering sciences
  • Maritime studies
  • Natural and physical sciences
  • Nuclear and renewable energy
  • Space science and technology
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunication

All students must meet the minimum academic requirements for entry into a similar programme at a South African university.

Language of Instruction

According to the regulations of the Russian Ministry of Education, all programmes for scholarship students are instructed in the Russian language.

Applicants with no command of Russian are required to take the college preparatory courses for one year before pursuing major studies.

Only after passing the examinations of the college preparatory course can they start their university studies.

Institutions and Programmes

Applicants are required to do their own research into available programmes, institutions and programme-specific entrance criteria.

The programmes and institutions available under this scholarship are listed at

The final decision on admittance to institutions is made by the Russian institution and the Russian Government.

Scholarships may therefore be awarded to study at institutions outside of an individual’s preference.

Closing Date: 28 March 2016

*** Rent-a-student finds part-time work placements for students, but occasionally publishes bursary and internships from other sources for the benefit of students ****



Job Categories: Bursary and Scholarship. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: bursary and scholarship. Salaries: Bursary.


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