HSE Scholarships 2021 for international students in Russia

Designation/Position- HSE Scholarships

HSE University, Russia invites application for HSE Scholarships from eligible and interested candidates

About- Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, HSE University is a leader in Russian education and one of the preeminent economics and social sciences universities in eastern Europe and Eurasia. Having rapidly grown into a well-renowned research university over two decades, HSE University sets itself apart with its international presence and cooperation.

Key Highlight

  • The National Research University Higher School of Economics is one of the leading and largest universities in Russia.
  • The university specializes in economics, social sciences, mathematics, computer science, media communications, and design.
  • These are merit-based scholarships open to international students to pursue a master’s programme in 2021.
  • Eligible applicants will have subscore 3 and higher in GRE Revised General test Academic Writing part of the portfolio.
  • HSE offers full-tuition scholarships to international students.
  • Scholarships cover only the cost of tuition.
  • All other costs (including accommodation at HSE dormitories) must be covered by the student.
  • To get a 100% scholarship, sign in to your HSE University account and follow the instructions on the Open Doors website.
  • To apply for a scholarship, upload your portfolio to the personal online account before August 10, 2021.
  • Winners of various student competitions may also receive full-Tuition scholarships.
  • HSE offers the following types of scholarship to non-Russian nationals applying to Master’s programmes:Full-tuitions scholarships are available for the following Master’s programmes:

HSE Scholarships 2021 for international students

Summary

  • HSE offers full-tuition scholarships to international students.
  • Scholarships cover only the cost of tuition.
  • All other costs (including accommodation at HSE dormitories) must be covered by the student.
  • To apply for a scholarship, upload your portfolio to the personal online account before August 10, 2021.
  • If the application is considered to be outstanding by the application committee, the applicant will be recommended for a scholarships.
  • Winners of various student competitions may also receive full-Tuition scholarships.
  • HSE offers the following types of scholarship to non-Russian nationals applying to Master’s programmes:Full-tuitions scholarships are available for the following Master’s programmes: Linguistics and Text Analytics (Nizhny Novgorod) Applied Social Psychology (St. Petersburg) Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition (St Petersburg)  Economics and Economic Policy NewFinance ( St Petersburg)

Study level-  Master’s Degree

Location- HSE University, Russia

Eligibility/Qualification–

  • International students can apply to study at HSE for free through full-tuition scholarships. This merit-based scholarship will completely waive all tuition fees for selected full-degree Master’s programmes at HSE. 
  • Applicants should apply to the programmes they wish to enter starting from November 1, 2020. The deadline for submission of all supporting documents is August 10, 2021.
  • Please, note that applicants should upload their portfolio to the personal online account before August 10, 2021. 
  • If the application is considered to be outstanding by the application committee, the applicant will be recommended for a scholarship.
  • Winners of various student competitions may also receive full-tuition scholarships.

Job/Position Description- 

Please note that scholarships cover only the cost of tuition and that all other costs (including accommodation at HSE dormitories) must be covered by the student. Information about the estimated cost of living can be found here

HSE also offers a wide range of tuition fee scholarships to international applicants who are not eligible for Russian government scholarships.

HSE offers the following types of scholarship to non-Russian nationals applying to Master’s programmes (this scholarship is calculated in relation to the programme’s tuition fee for each academic year): 

Applicants eligibleCriteriaSize of scholarship
Based on the results of entrance examinations (portfolio competition) 
 
Final cumulative score for portfolio – 60 points or higher50%
Final cumulative score for portfolio – between 50 and 59 points25%
Graduates of the HSE Preparatory Year programme (tuition-based)Upon the  submission of a document confirming successful completion of studies under a continuing educational programme (with  no  unsatisfactory  grades)50%
Graduates of Preparatory Programmes of other Russian educational institutions Upon the  submission of a document confirming successful completion of studies under a continuing educational programme50%
Graduates of the Summer University programmeCertificate of participation in the Summer University programme and an academic transcript confirming studies at HSE (at least two courses completed with no failed assignments)25%
Graduates of HSE undergraduate/specialist programmesHSE diploma25%
For early conclusion and payment of the contract*Conclusion and payment of the contract within 30 days from the date of positive decision published in the Foreign Applicant Personal Account, but no later than June 1, 20215%
Participation in “Open Doors” olympiadFirst-place winners in a subject-specific olympiad Open DoorsTo get a 100% scholarship (free education) at HSE University please sign in to your Open Doors account and follow the instruction from the Open Doors organizers70%
Other prize winners at a subject-specific olympiad Open Doors50%

Scholarships do not apply to master’s degree programmes that do not have budget places.

The size of the scholarship offered to international students shall be fixed and granted to foreign nationals for the entire duration of their studies. However, each year it will be necessary to confirm this with good academic performance.

This means that a recipient should meet the following requirements: 

  • not be subject to disciplinary action in the form of reprimand;
  • upon completion of each and any interim assessment (before retakes), he/she should have no more than two grades lower than 6 (on a 10-point grading scale);
  • not miss any assessments for no valid reason.

Please note that a foreign national may be granted only one scholarship at a time. Should a foreign national be eligible for more than one scholarship from the table, he/she may select only one scholarship at his/her own discretion.

How to Apply- 

Apply online.

Last Date for Apply– 10 August 2021

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