Friday, August 12, 2016

Siberian Federal University PhD Research Grants in Russia

SibFU PhD Research Grant

Siberian Federal University announces selection for SibFU PhD Research Grant in: Biophysics, Optics and Quantum Chemistry, Urban Design and Planning, Metallurgy of Non-FerrousMetals, Metal Forming, MultidimensionalComplex Analysis.
The grant amount is 600 000 rubles per year*. The program duration is 3 years. The contest winner is paid equal amounts quarterly during the first year, followed by the renewal depending on the results
of the annual report.**
  • First date of applications submission 8:00 20 July, 2016 (Moscow time).
  • Deadline for applications submission 12:00 31 August, 2016 (Moscow time).
The application package should be sent to: and hard-copy documents should be brought to office P6-12, bldg. 10, 79, pr.Svobodny, Krasnoyarsk.
  • *The scholarship is paid in case a PhD candidate has been enrolled to post-graduate PhD program in SibFU on a paid basis.
  • ** In case a PhD candidate is a foreign citizen or a non-resident of Krasnoyarsk, he/she will be provided with a dormitory room in SibFU campus. PhD candidates will have to pay transportation, living, studying and insurance costs themselves.

Requirements for applicants:

  • Applicant age — not older than 30 years old (at the moment of application);
  • Upper-intermediate level of English and above, proved by a certificate or by scientific publications in peer-viewed academic journals in English (note: the certificate is non-obligatory for native English speakers);
  • Research work experience during the period of education in Master’s degree program, proved either with publications in peer-viewed scientific journals, conference proceedings and taking part in international scientific conferences, or with Master’s work supervisor’s or colleagues’ recommendations.
  • The applicant has never been a winner of this program before.
More details concerning the requirements can be found in REGULATIONS FOR SibFU SELECTION PROGRAMME «PhD SibFU».

How can I get a scholarship?

Those who would like to take part in the contest should send the following set of documents to
  • Written consent of the intended SibFU supervisor to supervise the applicant’s scientific work (Annex 1);
  • Statement of Intent for participation in SibFU Selection, addressed to the Rector of SibFU (Annex 2);
  • Fill in online application form with personal information
  • Copies of Master’s (Specialist’s) degree diplomas;
  • Certificate which proves level of English;
  • Copies of national passport;
  • The applicant’s curriculum vitae;
  • The applicant’s Š°pplication/motivation letter;
  • 2-3 recommendation letters from previous scientific supervisors and colleagues;
  • Other documents at the discretion of the applicant

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