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Scholarships for Student Mobility

Who may receive a scholarship?

Scholarships are for GSB students participating in long-term programmes of international academic mobility under faculty agreements. Scholarships may be allocated to students participating in offline or hybrid mode mobility.

Students who wish to apply for a scholarship must:

  • apply for an exchange programme under faculty agreements (until September 24) and be nominated to the Partner University of GSB;
  • demonstrate high academic performance (current and cumulative grade >8);
  • have academic achievements and/or take an active part in the faculty life.

Scholarship amount

In the Spring semester 2022 scholarships of 120,00 rubles, 150,000 rubles and 170,000 rubles will be allocated. The size of the scholarship will depend on the country of the host university.


170 000 rub. 150 000 rub.  120 000 rub. 

China (Hong Kong)
South Korea


Czech Respublic

Scholarships from Bank 'Otkritie'

Scholarships of Financial Corporation Bank 'Otkritie' will be awarded on a competitive basis to Master's students of the Graduate School of Business who participate in international academic mobility programmes and in the QTEM international network Master's programme. 

The amount of the scholarship is RUB 250,000.

How to receive a scholarship?

Apply from 23 August 24 September for a scholarship by clicking here. Call for applications for scholarships will be announced once the results for exchange programmes contest are available. 

Documents required to apply:

  • essay explaining why the scholarship must be alocated to you (~500 words);

  • confirmation of scientific achievements (scientific publications, participation in scientific and research activities or events, etc. - if applicable);
  • evidence of an active role in the life of the faculty (projects, helping with organization of GSB events, results of your participation in student clubs, etc. - if applicable);
  • evidence of other extracurricular activities (case championships, hacathons, volunteering, etc. - if applicable).

Selection Criteria for extracurricular activities  

Based on the calculated final score of each student, International Office ranks all students in descending order of final score and submits this ranking to the GSB Educational Initiatives Support Committee.

The decision to nominate a student for the GSB Scholarship is made by the Educational Initiatives Support Committee.

How to receive

Students receiving GSB scholarship must take the next steps before, during and after mobility:

1. Before Mobility

To the Study Office:

  • Request to the Rector regarding participation in the exchange programme;

  • A copy of the acceptance letter issued by the Host university;

  • A copy of the latest version of your approved Individual Study Plan;

  • Consent Form for the exchange programme.

To GSB International Office:

  • A copy of the latest version of your approved Individual Study Plan;
  • Consent Form for the exchange programme.


2. During Mobility

To GSB International Office:

  • Within the first 10 days of your arrival at the host university, have the certificate of attendance form completed at the international office;
  • Film three videos:
    • at the begginig of mobility: arrival to the country and your first impressions of the university and country;
    • in the middle of mobility: your adaptation to the new cultural environment, educational process and the differences from that at HSE GSB, extracurricular activities;
    • at the end of mobility: results of the program and you advice to the future exchange students.


3. Completion of Mobility

To GSB International Office:

  • Within 5 working days upon return, submit to the International Office a completed Certificate of attendance Form (Part B), signed by the coordinator of the host university;
  • Within 10 working days upon return, send to outgoing.gsb@hse.ru your review of the program (500+ words) with photos.

To the Study Office:

  • Transcript of records.

National student exchange programmes

In addition to the 100+ exchange programmes offered by the GSB, students can apply to one of the national student exchange programmes. Detailed information on the application conditions is available on the official website of the programme at the links below.


Hungary. Stipendium Hungaricum, being the most prestigious higher education scholarship programme of the Hungarian Government, offers a wide range of courses for international students of excellent academic track record. The scholarship aims to support the internationalization of the Hungarian higher education and its constant development, to strengthen the international relations of the academic and research community, and to promote the good reputation and competitiveness of the Hungarian higher education throughout the world. Deadline: March annually.

Germany. DAAD scholarships are aimed primarily at graduates, doctoral students and postdocs and are awarded for study and research visits to universities and non-university research institutions in Germany.

Germany. BAYHOST oversees the scholarship and grant programme of the Free State of Bavaria and its partner countries in Central and Eastern Europe and provides mobility grants for the exchange of students and young researchers as well as for the initiation of cooperation in the field of research and education.

China. Schwarzman Scholars. The programme gives the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

Norway. High North Fellowship Program. The High North Fellowship Program offers scholarships to students from Canada, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the US who attend an institution in Northern Norway as part of their higher education. The program is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

USA. The Year of Exchange in America for Russians Program is a unique opportunity for outstanding Russian students to complete a one-year non-degree study program in the United States of America. Deadline: December.

USA. The Russia Youth Environmental Program (RYEP) is designed to foster greater understanding between the people of the United States and Russia and provide Russian youth with an international forum to discuss environmental issues. Deadline: March.

USA. Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) programs are sponsored by the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Programs for Student Leaders are intensive short-term academic projects whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. Deadline: December.

France. French government scholarships are allocated by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs for studies, training courses and language courses in France.

Japan. Scholarship for short-term study in Japan. JASSO offers scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university, graduate school, junior college, college of technology(3rd grade or upper or professional training college under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement on a short-term basis from 8 days to one year between Japanese school and their home higher educational institution outside Japan.

European countries. European Funding Guide. The guide is designed to help you find full or partial funding for various educational programmes.

Russian Presidential Scholarship for students studying abroad. One or two semesters exchange studies at one of the world's leading universities with full funding of all costs. Deadline: April-June.

Grants of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. Providing opportunities for Russian citizens to undergo short-term internships in foreign countries, fully or partially paid for by the host country.

Grantist.com: scholarships, contests and grants. Collection of various grants for education, conferences, internships and summer schools abroad.


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