THIS scholarship from the Moscow State University for International Relations (MGIMO) covers tuition for an entire study. The candidate will have to pay room, board, travel costs and living expenses, estimated at $200-300. Eligibility requirements: active knowledge of Russian and at least one more language, such as English or French, and an interest in international relations.
Candidates should state the faculty of choice. (For more information about MGIMO faculties, go to www.mgimo.ru.) Candidates will have to take language tests at MGIMO prior to starting their study (usually at the end of June) or a mathematics test if applying to the Faculty of International Economic Relations. The selection process takes place in May 2008 at SAIA in Bratislava. To apply, submit a SAIA application form (to be downloaded from www.saia.sk) in Slovak, a CV, a motivation letter and a set of documents in Russian (listed on the SAIA website). Health certificates with information about chronic diseases, a lung x-ray, vaccination dates (tetanus, diphtheria, TBC, measles) and syphilis test results are also necessary. The deadline is May 9, 2008 at 13:00 in SAIA, Bratislava.