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Skoltech Scholarships

Skoltech Scholarships

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Russia

Fully Funded

All

MSc & Ph.D

Jul 10, 2023

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Skoltech is a private academic and research institution situated near Skolkovo village in the Moscow Region. It was established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT to educate a new cohort of scientists and entrepreneurs, broaden the scope of scientific understanding, and drive technological innovation in order to tackle crucial research issues that could arise in Russia and the global arena. The institute integrates the most effective conventional educational and research methods from both domestic and global contexts to advance its research agenda. Skoltech emphasizes innovation and entrepreneurship by incorporating cutting-edge investigative techniques of the 21st century.

Eligibility :

Master's Programs:

  • An appropriate bachelor's or specialist degree or its equivalent from an accredited university.

  • Proficiency in English demonstrated by a minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT, 450 on the TOEFL ITP, or 6 on the IELTS. A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree at a university where the medium of instruction is English.

  • Relevant education and training in fields related to Skoltech's programs, including computer science, computer engineering, computational mathematics, mathematics & applied mathematics, informatics, physics, applied physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, biology, molecular biology, bio-engineering, biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, systems biology, materials science and engineering, aerospace science and engineering, astrophysics, mechanical engineering, petroleum and gas engineering, geophysics, geology, geological engineering, or significant training in a field related to one of Skoltech's programs if the student's primary education is in the humanities, business, or social sciences.

Doctoral Programs:

  • An appropriate master's or specialist degree or its equivalent from an accredited university.

  • Proficiency in English demonstrated by a minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT, 450 on the TOEFL ITP, or 6 on the IELTS. A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree at a university where the medium of instruction is English.

  • Relevant education and training in fields related to Skoltech's programs, including computer science, computer engineering, computational mathematics, mathematics & applied mathematics, informatics, physics, applied physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, biology, molecular biology, bio-engineering, biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, systems biology, materials science and engineering, aerospace science and engineering, astrophysics, mechanical engineering, petroleum and gas engineering, geophysics, geology, geological engineering, or significant training in a field related to one of Skoltech's programs if the student's primary education is in the humanities, business, or social sciences.

Note: Meeting the minimum admissions requirement does not guarantee admission. A high score on the General GRE may enhance the application, but it is not required for the Skoltech application.

Required documents :

When applying to Skoltech, the following documents must be submitted:

  • CV: A current curriculum vitae outlining academic and professional experience, research projects, publications, awards, and any other relevant information.

  • Motivation Letter: A statement of purpose explaining the applicant's interest in the program, their academic and professional goals, and how their background and experience align with Skoltech's research and innovation objectives.

  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation from individuals who are familiar with the applicant's academic and/or professional abilities and can attest to their potential for success in a graduate program.

  • TOEFL/IELTS Score Report (if applicable): Applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency by submitting a valid score report from either TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Applicants who do not have a proof of English proficiency may take the English language proficiency test during a Selection Weekend at Skoltech.

  • Diploma and Academic Transcript (if applicable): Applicants must submit official transcripts and diplomas from all previously attended colleges and universities.

Note: Applicants who do not have proof of English proficiency may take the English language proficiency test during a Selection Weekend at Skoltech. It is important to carefully review the application requirements and deadlines before submitting the application.

How to apply :

To apply to Skoltech, potential students can follow these steps:

  • Visit the Skoltech website and carefully read the application instructions, requirements, and deadlines for the academic program of interest.

  • Complete the online application, which can be accessed through the Skoltech website.

  • Prepare the necessary application documents, including a CV, motivation letter, two letters of recommendation, TOEFL/IELTS score report (if applicable), diploma, and academic transcript (if applicable).

  • Submit the required documents through the online application portal.

  • Applicants who do not have proof of English proficiency may take the English language proficiency test during a Selection Weekend at Skoltech.

  • Check the status of the application regularly through the online application portal.

Note: It is important to carefully review the application requirements and deadlines before submitting the application. The application process is easier with the online application system.

The Scholarship Benefits:
  • All admitted MSc students will receive a fellowship including a monthly stipend and medical insurance.

  • The tuition fee is fully covered by the university; for students, education is free of charge.

  • All admitted master’s and PhD students will receive an academic stipend as well as full tuition and medical insurance.

  • The standard stipend for master's students is 40,000 rubles, and for graduate students, it can be upwards of 70,000 rubles.

  • Students who have scholarships that provide supplementary support are eligible for Skoltech funding.

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