Global Education program

American Councils for International Education
Global Education Program (GEP) – a new government-sponsored funding program designed in execution of the President of the Russian Federation Decree # 967 of 28 December, 2013 “On measures to develop human resource potential of the Russian Federation”. Under the program the Russian Federation citizens will be offered a unique opportunity for graduate and postgraduate study at the leading foreign higher education institutions that provide educational programs at a quality which meets the highest international standards. Upon completion of their studies the program participants are expected to return to Russia and obtain employment with Russian organization in accordance with the qualification gained. The program includes 288 institutions from 32 countries. 79 Universities out of 288 are located in U.S.A.



Scholarship Deadline


Degree levels

Graduate - Master's
Graduate - Doctorate

Duration of Award

Four years

Maximum amount of award

2 763 600 Russian Roubles per year. Up to 5 years of study.

Restricted to these majors

Science – Engineering – Medicine – Education – Management in Social Sphere

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