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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 and be nominated to the GSB Partner University;
  • demonstrate high academic performance (current and cumulative grade ≥7.5);
  • have academic achievements and/or take an active part in the faculty life.

Scholarship amount

The scholarships of 220,00 rubles, 250,000 rubles and 270,000 rubles are allocated to GSB students. The size of the scholarship depends on the country of the host university.


220 000 rub. 250 000 rub.  270 000 rub. 

China (Mainland) + Southeast Asian countries

Germany, France + EU countries
China (Hong Kong)
Morocco + MENA countries
South Korea

Mexico + Latin American countries

How to receive a scholarship?

Apply for a scholarship while applying to an exchange programme before the deadline. 

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, the 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 GSB International Office:

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

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

  • 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 exchange programmes offered by the GSB and HSE, 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • International Excellence Scholarship (IES) programme s a scholarship program that enables motivated students of all fields of study from Eastern and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia with above-average grades to spend a semester abroad in Berlin. 


  • 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.
  • Chinese Government Scholarships for talented students and scholars to pursue higher education or conduct research in Chinese universities.



  • 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.


Czech Republic


  • Türkiye Scholarships Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded higher education scholarship program runned by the Republic of Türkiye for international students. The primary purpose of Türkiye Scholarships is to provide equal opportunities to successful students around the world in order to receive them


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


  • 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.

Various countries 

  • 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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