Russian Universities have come forward to offer five full scholarships for Indian students taking up post graduate programmes in nuclear technology, a top diplomat said here today.
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Russia-India cooperation in the field of atomic energy, Vice-Consul in the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in South India, Mikhail Gorbatov said, one hundred per cent scholarships to students would be available for pursuing Master's degree in nuclear technology, based on a science olympiad test.
Students with under graduate degree in science, preferably in atomic physics with 50 per cent marks are eligible to take up the test, he said in a press release.
Meritorious students would be eligible for scholarship, which includes waiver of tuition fees and hostel accomodation.
The scholarships would be offered by the National Research Nuclear University, Moscow, he said.
The National Research Nuclear University, lead engineer, Ekaterina Petrova and Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Professor, Urii Anokhin would visit various colleges and schools in the city to share information about the scholarships for students, the release added.