The Siberian Federal University  (SibFU) is offering a research grants in Biophysics, Optics and Quantum Chemistry, Urban Design and Planning, Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals, Metal Forming, Multidimensional Complex Analysis.

The grant amount is 600,000 rubles per year*. The duration of the program is three years.

The grant will be paid to successful applicants on a quarterly basis during the first year. Subsequent renewals depend on the results of the annual report.**

Application Deadline:  12:00 pm (Moscow time) on  August 31st 2016.

The application docket should be sent to: and the original documents should be submitted at the university office: P6-12, bldg. 10, 79, pr.Svobodny, Krasnoyarsk.  

*The grant is for PhD candidates, who have enrolled at the SibFU.

** 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 the SibFU campus. PhD candidates will have to bear the 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 not obligatory for native English speakers);
  • Research work experience during the period of education in a 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 not been previously awarded this grant.

How can I get a scholarship?

Those who would like to apply should send the following set of documents to

  • Written consent of the intended SibFU supervisor to supervise the applicant’s scientific work;
  • Statement of Intent for participation in SibFU Selection, addressed to the Rector of SibFU;
  • Application form with personal information;
  • Copies of Master’s (Specialist’s) degree;
  • Certificate of proficiency in English;
  • Copy of passport;
  • The applicant’s curriculum vitae;
  • The applicant’s motivation letter;
  • 2-3 recommendation letters from previous scientific supervisors and colleagues;
  • Other documents on a case-by-case basis.