On November 1, the acceptance of applications for the award of nominal scholarships of the Russian Geographical Society for success in scientific, educational and social activities in the field of geography and related sciences in 2022 ends. The competition is held in two categories: “Conference of Young Scientists” and “Competition of Young Leaders of the Russian Geographical Society”.
Students, graduate students, doctoral students and public figures aged 18 to 35 can apply for the competition until November 1st. To do this, you need to fill registration form on the website. The amount of the scholarship depends on the winning place and will be 100,000, 150,000 or 250,000 rubles. The funds are paid out in a lump sum. When participating in the competition, all scientific and social achievements from January 1, 2021 to the present, as well as competitive scientific works and public projects implemented in 2021–2022, are taken into account.
— Receiving a scholarship from the Russian Geographical Society is a special distinction, it is recognition of public services in the development of geography and related sciences. It is especially pleasant to spend it on travel and new projects for the development of the Youth Club of the Russian Geographical Society. For everyone who is going to serve, but is not confident in his abilities – go for it! This is how you can find out what you are worth and compete with the best of the best in this direction – noted the winner of the competition of personalized scholarships of the Russian Geographical Society, deputy head of the Youth Club of the Russian Geographical Society on the basis of the Altai Republican branch Natalia Sitnikova.
Answers to the most popular questions:
— I have already received a scholarship from the Russian Geographical Society before, can I participate in the competition again?
— Yes, winners of nominal scholarships of previous years are allowed to participate in the competition.
– I am a foreign citizen, can I participate in the competition again?
— Yes, if the area of scientific interests / topics of organized projects correspond to the goals and objectives of the Russian Geographical Society.
– I don’t have supporting documents / portfolio – can I participate?
— Provision of supporting documents (certificates, certificates, thanks, extracts from orders, scanned copies, letters of recommendation) is a prerequisite when applying.
– When will the results of the competition be announced?
– The results of the qualifying round will be announced no later than December 1. The final will take place in December 2022.
What form should the recommendation take?
– The recommendation is provided in free form, certified by the live signature of the head of the organization and the seal of the organization.
— How often is the competition for the award of nominal scholarships?
– The competition is held annually, once a year.
— How is the payment going, are taxes included? Is there a reporting form?
– Tax on the income of an individual is withheld from the amount of the payment made. The scholarship is paid in a lump sum, reporting is not provided.
– Who can win the competition?
– Students, graduate students and doctoral students of institutions of higher and secondary vocational education, young scientists and young specialists are invited to participate in the nomination “Conference of Young Scientists”; the area of scientific interests is geography and related sciences.
Young public figures are invited to participate in the nomination “Competition of young leaders of the Russian Geographical Society” – participants and / or organizers of projects of scientific, educational, expeditionary, local history or related topics. The topics of organized projects should correspond to the goals and objectives of the Russian Geographical Society.
Can I apply for both nominations?
— Yes, by filling out two applications respectively.
— I am not a member of the Russian Geographical Society or any other public organization, do I have a chance to become a scholarship holder?
— Yes, membership in the Russian Geographical Society or other public organizations is not a prerequisite for participation in the competition.
In 2017, the Russian Geographical Society for the first time announced a competition for the award of nominal scholarships for success in scientific, educational and social activities. Since 2017, in the nomination “For success in scientific and educational activities in the field of geography and related sciences” 20 young scientists have received personal scholarships, in the nomination “For success in social activities” – 30 activists of the youth movement of the Russian Geographical Society.