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Financial help for students

Categories of students eligible for financial help:

  • students from single-parent families, i.e. in a single birth/foster parent's custody;
  • students who have suffered from serious illnesses and incurred high treatment expenses;
  • students affected by serious illness or recent death of family members or close relatives;
  • students who have one or both parents with disabilities;
  • students who became victims of a disaster (natural disasters, accidents, ecological disasters, fires, etc.);
  • students whose median household income is lower than the subsistence minimum established in the region of the Russian Federation where the family of the student permanently resides;
  • students left without parental custody;
  • students with disabilities of categories one and two, children with disabilities of the third or fourth category;
  • students who got married during their studies at ITMO University;
  • students who have had one or more children during their studies at ITMO University;
  • students with children;
  • students from large families;
  • non-resident students who require partial compensation for travel costs during vacations and holidays;
  • socially active students who require financial help due to taking part in sports and social or research activity at their own expense;
  • other categories of students in need (given the appropriate proof of financial need);
  • students who are registered at their main place of residence in the DPR, LPR, Ukraine.

Applications are submitted only by students of the budget form of education.

How to get financial help

To get financial help, you have to file a personal application in accordance with the criteria listed in these regulations. The application has to be approved by the Scholarship Committee (the commission considers applications from the 16th to the 18th day of each month)

Applications are accepted until the 15th day of every month from 10 am to 6 pm on office days at the ITMO.STUDENTS Office: 

  • Kronverksky Pr. 49, room 159а

You can file your application remotely via the ITMO.STUDENTS app. How to file an application (in Russian). 

If you have any questions concerning the application, you can send them to ursi@itmo.ru 
 

Financial help payment terms

Financial help is a one-time payment. You can apply for the same category once every six months. 

The value of financial help

The basic amount of financial help is 4,000 rubles. 

The decision for every student is made individually after consideration by the Scholarship Committee. 

The financial help is transferred to the Bank St. Petersburg card issued to every student during their first year. 
 

Documents needed to apply for financial help

Student category  List of documents
students from single-parent families, i.e. in a single birth/foster parent's custody
  • a copy of a parent's death certificate (in case of a parent's death); 
  • a copy of a divorce certificate (in case of parents' divorce);
  • a birth certificate form № 25;
  • copy of the passport of an unmarried parent (in case the parents were not married);
  • copy of a birth certificate
students who have suffered from serious illnesses and incurred high treatment expenses
  • copies of medical prescriptions 
  • receipts for medication sand paid procedures
students affected by serious illness or recent death of family members or close relatives
  • a medical certificate, issued by a medical institution, confirming the state of health of a relative;
  • copy of  a death certificate;
  • copies of documents confirming the degree of kinship
students who have one or both parents with disabilities
  • copies of certificates confirming parental disability; 
  • copy of the birth certificate
students who have become victims of a disaster (natural disasters, accidents, ecological disasters, fires, etc.)
  • copies of documents confirming damage suffered by the student or the student's family as a result of extreme circumstances
students whose median household income is lower than the subsistence minimum established in the region of the Russian Federation where the family of the student permanently resides
  • a document confirming that the family is of low-income status
students left without parental custody
  • copy of a certificate for the department of guardianship and custody
students with disabilities of categories one and two, children with disabilities of the third or fourth category
  • copies of certificates confirming disability
students who got married during their studies at ITMO University
  • copy of a marriage certificate
students who have had one or more children during their studies at ITMO University
  • copy of a birth certificate
students from large families
  • documents confirming that the student is from a family with 3 or more underage children
socially active students whose median household income is lower than the subsistence minimum established in the region of the Russian Federation where the family of the student permanently resides
  • proof of the student’s social activity at ITMO
non-resident students who require partial compensation for travel costs during vacations and holidays
  • tickets or boarding passes
  • if you RZD tickets, we offer e-ticket generated in the personal Cabinet on the website of Russian Railways after the trip
  • if you have the option, provide the original boarding pass (if lost, ordered the reference on the website of the airline), and a receipt for the cost of the ticket (itinerary receipt)
other categories of students in need
  • copies of documents stating the student’s financial need
students who are registered at their main place of residence in the DPR, LPR, Ukraine
  • passport's copy of 2 pages (the page with the student's full name and the page with the registration information of the main place of residence)

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