UTMN has the most winners of the Potanin Foundation Grant

Research and Innovations 24 March 2020

The Vladimir Potanin Foundation has announced the results of the Grant Competition for professors. The University of Tyumen became one of the leaders in the number of applications submitted and the number of grant winners. 

For the 2019/20 call, 804 applications were submitted, 747 of which were admitted to expert evaluation after going through the preliminary eligibility screening, including plagiarism testing. According to the results, a hundred winners will receive the grant

The grants awarded are aimed to support the development of new MA programs and courses, including online programs and courses, programs and courses to be taught on foreign languages.

“Today, another 100 people became a part of the Potanin community: a community of professionals striving for continuous self-development. Since last year, a lot of new projects have been developed in partnership with enterprises. This trend suggests that universities’ expertise in the formation of both soft and hard skills is becoming more and more in demand for industry and business development. The winning projects are a balance between the traditional scientific approach and the necessary skills development for future employment” — comments Oksana Oracheva, General Director of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. 

The list of winners of the competition included representatives of 59 universities. The leaders in the number of applications were the University of Tyumen (52), Siberian Federal University (35) and Ural Federal University (29). 

University of Tyumen (5) and Moscow State University (5) also lead in the number of winners. At UTMN grants of up to 500 thousand rubles will be received by: 

UTMN has participated in Potanin Foundation Programs since 2013. Our students and faculty members year and year again show great results by gaining grants and winning scholarships.

Source: UTMN Department of Strategic Communications


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