Russian Global Education scholarship program

Monash University is one of thirteen Australian universities selected to participate in the Russian Federation scholarship scheme, the Global Education Program. Only 288 universities have been selected to participate. Students can apply for Masters and PhD programs at the approved list of universities, which were selected based on their inclusion into the current Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education and QS rankings.

About the Global Education program

The Global Education program is a scholarship scheme offered by the Russian government which seeks to strengthen and expand science and technology, innovation and competitiveness through the international mobility of postgraduate students and researchers. The scholarship program focuses on five major areas:

  • Science
  • Engineering and Information technology
  • Medicine
  • Education
  • Management of social spheres

Download the FAQs (PDF, 0.51 MB) for more.

What the scholarship covers

The scholarship can cover up to 1381,8 thousand rubles for one year of study to cover the following expenses:

  • Travel between your place of residence and campus
  • Health insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Necessary books and academic literature

What are the scholarship conditions

Scholarship recipients have the choice to:

  • Return to work in Russia, within three years after graduation to apply their enhanced knowledge and skills and contribute to the development process in their communities. A list of employers will be available, and your will need to work for at least three years in accordance to your gained qualification.


  • Pay back their scholarship fund within three years after graduation

Monash courses recognised by the scholarship program

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must qualify for direct entry to selected courses. Download the latest program flyer (PDF, 2.39 MB) for a full list of courses.

Where do I apply

To apply for the scholarship, you must have an accepted offer at Monash University, to one of the scholarship recognised courses. Submit a scholarship application to the Global Education scholarship program. Please note this scholarship is not managed by Monash University.

Scholarship registration

The electronic queue for prospect scholarship students is now open.