Igor Meshakov-Korjakin Russian Scholarship

This scholarship, supports students to study Russian language and/or Russian literature at a university in Russia or at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow.

Applications open

2 Mar 2020

Last day for applications learn more

22 Apr 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $41,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

At least 1

  • Tu Quan Nguyen
    "My semester on exchange in Moscow has been the opportunity of a lifetime. I don’t think there is any way I could have learnt as much about Russian culture, history and language if I had not lived and studied in Moscow myself. Since completing the exchange, my Russian language skills have improved dramatically, and I will continue to work on achieving a higher proficiency. Russia has so much to offer foreign students."
    - Tu Quan Nguyen
  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • have successfully completed at least Russian Language and Culture 1 and 2 (or the equivalent)

    Recipients are required to:

    • accept online within 21 days
    • submit a final report

    Selection criteria

    The scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who make the most compelling case for the use of scholarship funds in terms of their future studies/research and/or who best demonstrates that the funds would be integral to a successful research outcome.

    Students who intend to travel for Study Exchange, Intensive Language/ Summer programs are encouraged to apply. Examples of acceptable institutions: Pushkin Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Petrozavodsk State University

    The value of each scholarship is to be based on a reasonable amount to support the usual expenses that would be incurred in the nature of such a study trip and to be relative to the term of study proposed and approved by the committee and according to available funds.

  • Application process

    Submit an online application including the following supporting documents:

    • a summary of your proposed program of study in Russia
    • evidence of initial contact or Global Mobility Exchange approval or short course placement at a Russian university including commencement and completion dates
    • current Academic statement/transcript
    • proof of current enrolment at the University of Melbourne
    • two academic references
    • any other documents or information which may assist the Faculty in making its decision
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

  • About the donor

    Igor Meshakov-Korjakin

    The late Igor Meshakov-Korjakin gave direction to establish a scholarship or scholarships for students of Russian. The scholarship is to enable students to study Russian language and/or Russian literature at a university in Russia or at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow. The donor was a retired senior lecturer in the then department of Russian and Language Studies at the University.

What are the benefits?

Approximately $41,000

The value will be shared by two or more recipients.

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