• A
  • A
  • A
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
Regular version of the site


Government Scholarships

International students can apply to study at HSE for free through full-tuition scholarships. This merit-based scholarship will completely waive all tuition fees for select full-degree Bachelor's and Master's programmes at HSE. 

Applicants should apply to the programmes they wish to enter and indicate whether they are applying for a scholarship (in the case that scholarships are available for their chosen programs). If the application is considered to be outstanding by the application committee, the applicant will be recommended for a scholarship. 

Please note that scholarships cover only the cost of tuition (210,000 - 370,000 rubles) and that all other costs (including accomidation at HSE dormitories) must be covered by the student. Information about the estimated cost of living can be found here.

Full-tuition scholarships are available for the following Master's programmes:

·        Applied and Interdisciplinary History: Usable Pasts

·        Applied Social Psychology

·        Big Data Systems

·        Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition

·        Comparative Politics of Eurasia

·        Comparative Social Research

·        Finance

·        Financial Economics

·        Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation

·        Linguistic Theory and Language Description

·        Mathematics

·        Political Analysis and Public Policy

·        Politics. Economics. Philosophy

·        Population and Development

·        Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia

·        Statistical Learning Theory

·        Strategic Corporate Finance

·        System and Software Engineering

Download government scholarship application form 

Download sample completed government scholarship application form




November 1, 2016 - April 1, 2017: applications submitted during this time will be considered for full-tuition scholarships for graduate programmes
November 1, 2016 - May 2, 2017: applications submitted during this time will be considered for full-tuition scholarships for undergraduate programmes


*Please note that full-tuition scholarships are not available for the following graduate programmes: Quantum Information Technologies, Financial Analyst (CFA Program Partner), Global Business, International Business, Applied Statistics with Network Analysis, City and Technology, and International Relations in Eurasia. English-taught double-degree undergraduate programmes are not eligible for this scholarship. 

HSE Regulations for Awarding Quota Scholarships to International Students