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One of the main objectives in the work of the Representation of Federal Agency “Rossotrudnichestvo” in Canada is regular activity in the field of bilateral educational cooperation, promotion of the achievements of Russian science, assistance in establishing strong educational ties between Russian and Canadian universities.

In accordance to decree of the Government of the Russian Federation № 891 dated October 8, 2013 “About scholarships for foreign citizens and stateless persons in Russian Federation” the annual amount of such scholarships is up to
15 000.

Following the decision of Government Commission for Compatriots Living Abroad dated March 25, 2014, Rossotrudnichestvo is assigned to be the main coordinator in executing the abovementioned scholarships through its’ representatives and representations in other countries.

You can find all the necessary information regarding lists of required documents, terms, deadlines and other specific details on websites of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (, Rossotrudnichestvo ( and Federal Agency for Educational Control (

Canadian candidates who are interested in getting Russian scholarships within this program can apply through special informational system and internet portal www.russia.studyor send package of documents in hardcopy directly to the Representation which is based in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada.

Applying for Russian scholarships on the Internet or by mail is free of any charges or fees.