Tenth «mega-grant» competition
On 5 February 2024, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia announced the launch of a renovated edition of the «mega-grant» program and called for applications for the 10th competition for mega-grants.
The selection process will feature two categories, funding of research supervised by leading scientists and support for young promising researchers.
For the the former category of projects the maximum amount of funding will be 100 million rubles per year, with projects lasting for up to 5 years, with an option of an extension of the funding period by decision of the Grant Council, allocating 50 million rubles per year for up to 3 years. The maximum grant for young researchers will be 15 million rubles for two years, with an extension option for two more years.
Applications for participation in the competition should be prepared via the Portal for the Provision of State Financial Support Measures https://promote.budget.gov.ru.
To find the required competition s page, type its name in the search box on the main page of the Portal.
At the competition’s page, at the bottom of the "General information" page there are necessary forms and comments.
Names of competitions at the Portal:
- Отбор получателей грантов в форме субсидии из федерального бюджета в целях реализации научных проектов под руководством ведущих ученых
- Конкурсный отбор получателей субсидии для привлечения молодых перспективных исследователей