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Joint competition call for support of young mathematicians in St. Petersburg

Euler International Mathematical Institute, 

Chebyshev Laboratory, 

Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences of St. Petersburg State University 

with the support of the “Rodnye Goroda” foundation announce 

Joint competition call for support of young mathematicians in St. Petersburg

Who can apply? 

Students of the 5th year of the specialitet and any master’s degree course of any university located  in St. Petersburg. Also, students of any undergraduate or specialist course can be admitted to participate by the recommendation of the advisor.


The winners of the competition are awarded a monthly scholarship of 30,000 or 45,000 rubles (after taxes) from February to December 2021. Funds may be paid with a delay in case of complications beyond the control of the competition jury. The winning candidates will be employed at the P. L. Chebyshev Laboratory of St. Petersburg State University or the Euler International Mathematical Institute (divisions of St. Petersburg State University and PDMI RAS). Distribution of participants in these divisions is carried out by the competition jury. Participants can express their wishes for distribution. If the candidate refuses to get a position in these places, the amount of the scholarship is 15,000 rubles.

Obligations of the winning candidates:

Doing mathematical research, active participation in the scientific life of the P. L. Chebyshev Laboratory and Euler Institute.The winning candidate reports annually on their scientific work in detail (providing texts published in the form of preprints or articles; or not published, but allowing for a detailed examination, in particular, containing an introduction, formulations of the results and their proofs). The report includes only those results that will be published with the employer’s support (that is, Chebyshev Laboratory or Euler Institute).


Application deadline: December 30, 2020. Results: no later than February 1, 2021

Requirements for application:

Applicants should send to the e-mail

  • A summary that includes information about scientific work, participation in scientific events, and a list of completed and upcoming publications
  • Plan for further work
  • The names and contacts of referees
  • Reviews of the advisor and the reviewer for the bachelor’s thesis (for first-year master students)
  • Information about participation in other grants
  • (optionally) Motivated requests for employment in the Chebyshev Laboratory, Euler Institute’s division in St. Petersburg State University or Euler Institute’s division in PDMI

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