Ministry of Education and Science proposed from early 2021/22? the academic year to index the scholarships taking into account the inflation rate. The corresponding draft government decree, developed by the department, was published on Monday on the federal portal of draft regulatory legal acts.
“From September 1, 2021, to approve the standards for the formation of the scholarship fund at the expense of budgetary allocations from the federal budget, taking into account the inflation rate of 3.7 percent,” the text says.
As Parlamentskaya Gazeta writes, according to the document, the amount of the scholarship will depend on the level of professional education and the category of the recipient. The payment to students enrolled in educational programs of secondary vocational education is assigned in the amount of 627 rubles, for higher education – 1,723 rubles. The social stipend for college students will be 940 rubles, for university students – 2,586 rubles.
The scholarship for postgraduate students, residents, assistant trainees studying in programs for the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel in graduate school, as well as in programs of assistantship-internship, is proposed to be set at the level of 3 393 rubles; for programs for the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel in graduate school in the areas of training determined by the department – 8 144 rubles, for residency programs – 8 643 rubles.