Applications are invited for full-tuition HSE Scholarships at the National Research University Higher School of Economics. These are merit-based scholarships open to international students for pursuing master’s programme in 2017-2018.
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.
Non-native English speakers must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or CAE test results (from no more than two years prior to the the application submission). Native English speakers, as well as students who have previously completed an entire degree exclusively in English, do not need to submit proof of their English ability.
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing master’s programme.
Study Subject: Full-tuition scholarships are available to study the following programmes:
List of Subject: Applied and Interdisciplinary History: Usable Pasts, Applied Social Psychology, Big Data Systems, Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition, Comparative Politics of Eurasia, Comparative Social Research, Finance, Financial Economics, Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Linguistic Theory and Language Description, Mathematics, Political Analysis and Public Policy, Politics. Economics. Philosophy, Population and Development, Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia, Statistical Learning Theory, Strategic Corporate Finance and System and Software Engineering
(Master’s programs in Advanced Urban Design, Global Business, International Business, and International Relations in Eurasia, as well as all English-taught Bachelor’s programmes, are not eligible for this scholarship)
Scholarship Award: Please note that scholarships cover only the cost of tuition (210,000 – 370,000 rubles) and that all other costs (including accomidation at HSE dormitories) must be covered by the student.
Scholarship can be taken in Russia
Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
English Language Requirement: Non-native English speakers must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or CAE test results (from no more than two years prior to the the application submission). Native English speakers, as well as students who have previously completed an entire degree exclusively in English, do not need to submit proof of their English ability.
How to Apply: Apply online using through the online application form. The standard attachments that students should be ready to upload include:
- Scan of the first page of your passport
- Abstract of your undergraduate thesis
- Scan of diplomas and academic transcripts (if you have not yet received your Bachelor’s diploma, please include an official copy of your most recent academic transcript)
- Letter of motivation (describing your reasons for applying in the context of your long-term career goals and background, 500 words)
- Resume/CV (including information about your education, professional, and research experience, as well as language proficiency and other skills)
- Exam results confirming language proficiency (optional)