TASS, May 31. The authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug have six times increased the amount of grants for postgraduate studies for representatives of indigenous peoples. Now Yamal students will be able to receive up to 100 thousand rubles for education, said the governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitry Artyukhov in his official Instagram account.
“Since this year, the amount of the grant for representatives of indigenous peoples who have received higher education and want to continue their studies in graduate school has been increased by six times – up to 100 thousand rubles. The topic is very relevant for Yamal. It is important that all children, regardless of where they live, receive a modern education, “he wrote.
Artyukhov said that the first such grant has already been received by a graduate student of the Herzen Pedagogical University Claudius Slep. “After high school, she worked for 15 years in schools in Salekhard and Gornoknyazevsk with indigenous children, wrote a textbook on the Khanty language for second graders, and is now working on the same textbook for older children. “, – he noted.
The Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug was formed in 1930. Most of the region is located beyond the Arctic Circle, some on the slope of the Ural Range. The climate is cold, there is permafrost on the territory of the Okrug, the cold Kara Sea is located nearby, winter lasts up to 8 months.