Siberian Federal University PhD Scholarships 2017, Russia

Siberian Federal University PhD Scholarships 2017, Russia

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Siberian Federal University announces selection for SibFU PhD Research Grant in: Biophysics, Optics and Quantum Chemistry, Urban Design and Planning, Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals, Metal Forming, Multidimensional Complex Analysis.

The mission of Siberian Federal University is to serve the needs of the region by providing high-quality practice-oriented higher education by means of close integration between education, business and research/innovation, enabling the graduates to successfully market themselves both locally and globally.

Course Level: Position is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Position is available in Biophysics, Optics and Quantum Chemistry, Urban Design and Planning, Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals, Metal Forming, Multidimensional Complex Analysis.

Scholarship Award: The grant amount is 600 000 rubles per year (the scholarship is paid in case a PhD candidate has been enrolled to post-graduate PhD program in SibFU on a paid basis).The program duration is 3 years. The contest winner is paid equal amounts quarterly during the first year, followed by the renewal depending on the results of the annual report (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 SibFU campus. PhD candidates will have to pay transportation, living, studying and insurance costs themselves).

Scholarship can be taken in Russia


  • 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 non-obligatory for native English speakers);
  • Research work experience during the period of education in 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 never been a winner of this program before.

Nationality:  International applicants can apply for this PhD position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a master or magister degree.

For Admission Process:International students can be admitted either via personal contact or under exchange agreements with partner universities.
English Language Requirements: Upper-intermediate

How to Apply: Application should be sent to and hard-copy documents should be brought to office P6-12, bldg. 10, 79, pr.Svobodny, Krasnoyarsk.

  • Written consent of the intended SibFU supervisor to supervise the applicant’s scientific work (Annex 1)
  • Statement of Intent for participation in SibFU Selection, addressed to the Rector of SibFU (Annex 2);
  • Application form with personal information (Annex 3);
  • Copies of Master’s (Specialist’s) degree diplomas;
  • Certificate which proves level of English;
  • Copies of national passport;
  • The applicant’s curriculum vitae;
  • The applicant’s ?pplication/motivation letter;
  • 2-3 recommendation letters from previous scientific supervisors and colleagues;
  • Other documents at the discretion of the applicant

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August 2016.

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