The Russian Geographical Society holds a competition for the right to receive youth scholarships every year. The amount of the scholarship is 100,000 rubles; this is a one-time payment.
1) "For success in scientific and educational activities in the field of geography and related sciences"
2) “For success in social activities that meet the goals and objectives of the Russian Geographical Society "
Within the category "For success in scientific and educational activities in the field of geography and related sciences", participants will be evaluated by the number and quality of scientific publications included in the list of the Higher Attestation Commission (ВАК), the Scopus and WoS databases indexed by the Russian Science Citation Index (РИНЦ). Participation of applicants in scientific and educational programs, seminars, conferences, merit and victory in competitions and olympiads will also be taken into account.
When applying for this category, it is necessary to attach the recommendation of the Academic, Scientific, Pedagogical Councils of the educational organization, or the recommendation from the USSR or Russian State Prize laureate, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the Governing or Academic Councils of the Society.
In the category "For success in social activities that meet the goals and objectives of the Russian Geographical Society", one of the main evaluation criteria will be the number of organized scientific or educational programs, festivals, conferences, seminars, contests and olympiads at various levels as a project manager or one of the performers.
Participation in the events of the Russian Geographical Society, recommendations and commendations from the leadership of the Russian Geographical Society will be a major asset to the portfolio of the applicant for victory in the competition. Sports, cultural and creative achievements will not be left without attention in addition to the main social activities.
All information provided will be checked for authenticity and compliance with geographical subjects, and inventions will be checked for patents. Therefore, do not forget to attach documents confirming specific achievements: certificates, certificates of the participant, winner or organizer, commendations, extracts from orders, scanned copies, etc.
Please find more information about the competition in the project presentation.