The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia solemnly awarded the recipients of nominal scholarships for the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East.

Photo: website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia

How informs website of the department, the first 10 scholarship holders were congratulated by the head of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science Valery Falkov. He noted that the cultural diversity of peoples is an invaluable asset of the country. Therefore, it is necessary to preserve the traditions and languages ​​of small peoples, as well as conduct research.

Multiculturalism is in the spotlight today – 2022 has been declared the Year of the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Russia. The Ministry of Education and Science has established nominal scholarships for the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East. This is how the state supports students who make an important contribution to the study, preservation and development of their culture. The minister expressed gratitude to the children for their activities and indifference to history and traditions – the originality of languages ​​and cultures form a single and unique state.

Personal scholarships were established by the department in January 2022. They are addressed to representatives of the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East in order to popularize folk art and preserve cultural traditions, ethnic and cultural diversity and cultural identity of the peoples of the country. Encouragement is received by students of subordinate universities for significant progress in the study of languages ​​and cultures of peoples. During the 2022/2023 academic year, scholarship holders are encouraged with monthly bonuses in the amount of 10 thousand rubles.

This year the first scholarship holders are:

  • students of the Arctic State Institute of Culture and Arts – Kundumen Androsov and Yulianna Zakharova;
  • students of Buryat State University named after Dorzhi Banzarov – Beligma Bartaeva, Maya Cherepanova and Yana Chirkova;
  • students of the North-Eastern Federal University named after M. K. Ammosov – Ramil Gorokhov, Diana Martynova, Yulia Stepanova, Valentina Struchkova and Alexey Shamaev.

They are excellent students, winners of competitions and festivals, actively participate in scientific events dedicated to their native language and culture.