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  • We’ve Done It Again: ITMO in Top-3 of Potanin Scholarship Contest

    ITMO is once again among the three universities whose students took the most winning spots at the Vladimir Potanin Scholarship Contest. Overall, 75 Russian universities took part in the event.


  • More Than a Stipend: Why To Participate and How To Prepare for Vladimir Potanin Foundation Scholarship Competition

    Applications to the Vladimir Potanin Foundation scholarship competition are accepted until November 20. Winners will receive 25,000 rubles monthly until the end of their studies. The contest is open to first- and second-year Master’s students from 75 universities – including ITMO – participating in the program.


  • Third Year in a Row: ITMO in Top Three of Potanin Foundation’s University Ranking

    Among the total of 75 universities participating in the Vladimir Potanin Foundation’s scholarship contest, ITMO made it to the top three for the third year in a row. 


  • ITMO University in Top-Three of Potanin Foundation Scholarship Contest

    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.


  • ITMO in Top-Three of Potanin Foundation Scholarship Contest

    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 Holds Course on Science Communication for Scholars and Grantees of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation

    The program aims to familiarize university staff with the recent practices in science communication and help them develop a communication strategy to promote their own projects. A total of 50 people from nearly 40 regions of Russia have recently become the first participants of the course. The program will run until the end of 2021.


  • ITMO Lecturers Develop a New Methodology for Interdisciplinary Research

    It will be implemented as an educational module for students of ITMO University’s Institute of Design & Urban Studies. The project is supported by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation.


  • Two ITMO University Lecturers Receive Potanin Foundation Grant

    The Vladimir Potanin Foundation grant contest for university lecturers has concluded its 2020 run. A total of 747 representatives of 75 leading Russian universities took part in the selection. The grant was awarded to 100 successful candidates, two of whom are from ITMO University. More on the projects and educational programs the ITMO specialists received the grant for – in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • Over Twenty ITMO University Students Win Potanin Scholarship Contest

    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. 


  • ITMO University Hosts Potanin Scholarship Contest Finals

    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.