Russian student granted the EDHEC-French Embassy in Russia co-financed scholarship 

Daria Dmitrieva, has recently been granted the prestigious EDHEC-French Embassy in Russia co-financed scholarship to follow a MSc in Finance in Nice from September 2016.

Written on 25 Jul 2016.


EDHEC Business School, in partnership with the French Embassy in Russia, awarded the co-financed scholarship to Daria DMITRIEVA, a graduate from the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs of Higher School of Economics, Moscow during the celebration of 50th anniversary of the Franco-Russian cooperation in the field of higher education and science. 

Launched in 2015-2016, the EDHEC-French Embassy in Russia co-financed scholarship is open for application to all Russian students with an excellent academic background and career objectives who have been admitted in any of EDHEC's Master of Science programmes. 

Daria, stood out among other candidates and was granted the scholarship for her adademic excellence, professional experience in Finance in  the nation's biggest bank, excellent leadership skills in educational events and conferences held by top international companies and impressive accomplishments in French language. 

EDHEC is very proud to welcome Daria to the MSc in Finance programme, which is entirely taught in English and offers students internship opportunities at top international firms and excellent career development with job placement services.

Daria & Julia comment on this achievement: 

"I am very proud and happy to become a part of such rapidly developing institution as EDHEC Business School and to be awarded the 'EDHEC-French Embassy in Russia' co-financed scholarship. This scholarship will give me a great opportunity to concentrate on gaining knowledge and acquiring practical skills useful for my future career. For my part, I will do my best to become an excellent student and contribute to the development of EDHEC Business School and I hope that future scholars will share my opinion." Daria Dmitrieva

"EDHEC Business School is proud to have a co-financed Scholarship programme with French Embassy agreement in Russia. It proves long-term Franco-Russian cooperation in the sector of education and science and also reinforces our presence in Russia. This Scholarship is highly appreciated by Russian students and am sure over the year will prove to benefit very talented profiles. I wish Daria, all the best for her upcoming year at EDHEC." Julia Dubina

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have been admitted in a MSc programme at EDHEC, have confirmed their acceptance and should have applied for this scholarship before March 31st every year. First, the candidates are interviewed by the country manager in Russia, Julia Dubina, the final selection is made by the Selection Committee comprising of members from EDHEC Business School, Campus France and French Embassy in Russia. The results are announced in the following weeks. 

The scholar is entitled to following benefits:
  • full tuition-fee waiver (either €18 000 or €21 500 depending on the MSc programme chosen)
  • the status of French Government scholarship holder which includes visa fee waiver, social security, medical coverage & access to the student housing (CROUS)

Students interested in applying for the co-financed scholarship are invited to contact EDHEC Admissions Representatives at for more information. 

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