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This year marked the first KRONBARS.STARS sports scholarship contest for students with unique sports achievements. This time, there are eight winners who got to enroll at the university with minimal Unified State Exam (USE) scores thanks to their successes in basketball, futsal, and rowing. Read on to learn more about ITMO’s new sports stars and their plans for the future.
ITMO University became one of the top three leading universities according to the results of the annual Potanin Foundation Scholarship Contest. The competition brought together a total of 75 Russian universities.
The competition is open to Bachelor’s students from around the world wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ITMO’s Faculty of Physics. During their first semester, winners will receive a stipend of 5,000-15,000 rubles per month in addition to the state scholarship. The competition will be held in several waves, with the soonest one taking place on May 14-15.
Almost 60 ITMO University students have received this year’s Potanin Foundation Scholarship. Thus, the university came third behind St. Petersburg State University and Lomonosov Moscow State University. The students will receive a monthly stipend of 25,000 rubles until the end of their Master’s studies. We talked to the winners about their achievements in research and beyond, discussed the qualities that helped them seize victory, and asked them for advice to anyone wishing to take part in the contest next year.
ITMO University’s admission campaign 2020 is fully online. Moreover, all students will be able to choose between offline and online studies in the first semester. The pandemic won’t prevent us from beginning the new semester on time. ITMO University also offers a whole range of scholarships and contests that will allow the students not only to study and do research, but also to make money. More about these and other opportunities – in this ITMO.NEWS article.
Four young researchers from ITMO University were chosen to receive the prestigious scholarship of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). The results of the scholarship competition have been recently announced on the SPIE website. SPIE annually supports students and PhD researchers working in promising fields. The scholarship is meant to cover attendance of SPIE conferences, participation in educational courses, and purchasing learning materials. Read on to learn more about the research interests and future plans of the scholarship recipients.
Anna Kuzikova, a “Terahertz Biomedicine” Laboratory employee, who is studying at ITMO University's Department of Photonics and Optical Information Technology, has won an international competition for the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society scholarship. It is one of the most prestigious scholarships for young scientists studying radio-frequency, microwave and terahertz radiation. No more than twenty people a year receive such an award. However, this is the seventh victory of an ITMO University student in the last twenty years. The jury praised Anna for her work on the diagnosis of cancer with terahertz radiation. An ITMO.NEWS correspondent met with the honored young scientist and learned how this research can help doctors, what Anna Kuzikova is going to do after this project and why she considers competitiveness as one of the main drivers of science.
The Vladimir Potanin Foundation Scholarship Program is aimed at helping talented Master’s students of Russian universities. The selection of the grantees took place in two rounds: an offsite and an onsite one. First, the candidates submitted their resumes and a detailed description of their accomplishments, and in the second round, they participated in business games based on the results of which the judges issued a final ranking. In 2020, 500 out of 3,000 candidates were chosen to become the scholarship’s recipients throughout their Master’s; 27 of them are ITMO University students. ITMO.NEWS spoke to several of them to find out what helped them win and what advice they would give to future Master’s students gearing up to participate in the competition.
The on-site round of the Potanin scholarship contest for Master’s students was held in eight Russian cities between January 22 and February 10. The organizers usually keep the tasks of the on-site round secret, but their format is known to be not unlike that of business simulation games and case competitions. We asked representatives of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation about the aims of the contest and the qualities of a perfect candidate. The candidates themselves told us what motivated them to take part in the competition and the tasks they had to solve during the on-site round.
ITMO University students are invited to participate in a new scholarship competition organized by ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations in collaboration with Gazprom Neft and win a grant for the best startup project. The competition is held in three rounds. During the final round, which will be held in December, the participants will present their projects to the jury, made up of representatives of the university and experts from the industry. Read on to learn more about the competition and its rules.