Students of Irkutsk Technical University will receive one of the highest scholarships in the Siberian Federal District. The decision to raise all kinds of scholarships was made by the Academic Council of ISTU on June 18.
Deputy chairman of the primary labor union organization of students of ISTU, Sergey Anosov, notices that the average pay is increased by 35%.
"The labor union committee of students of ISTU jointly with the university administration is constantly looking for opportunities for social support of students. On average, all kinds of payments will be increased by 35% from July 1, 2013, and there will be introduced several new types of scholarships," says S. Anosov.
Since July 1, the academic scholarship for the bachelor’s and master’s programs and graduate specialties for honors will be 3450 rubles; the students with good marks will receive 2,300 rubles; students with "good" or "excellent" marks will receive 2880 rubles. The students of the secondary vocational education studuing with good marks will recieve 800 rubles, excellent students -1200 rubles.
All first-year students will receive a scholarship in the amount of 5,700 rubles during the first semester. The first-year students - winners of the All-Russian and regional competitions are provided with a new kind of scholarship. The amount of the payments is 10,300 rubles. In addition, the amount of the rating scholarships of the University is increased. Now, it is 13800 rubles for successful students; it is 3300 rubles more than in the previous year.
The amount of the various social benefits is also increased. For example, the state social scholarship for students of the high professional education is 3450 rubles; the students of the secondary vocational education will recieve 1200 rubles. The increased social scholarship expects first and second – year students, its size will be 6300 rubles.
Since July 1, the amount of material assistance to the students increases. Now ISTU student will receive 10000 rubles after the death of a close relative, marriage or birth of a child. It is in 2 times more than the amount of previous payments. Financial assistance in connection with the costly treatment from 5 to 10000 roubles is also provided, as well as assistance in the amount of 8000 rubles can be expected by a student caught in a difficult life situation (theft, fire, natural disaster). Students of higher education with a difficult financial situation may get financial support - 3000 rubles, students of the secondary vocational education -1000 rubles. Students applying for financial aid should apply to the labor union of ISTU, and provide all the necessary documents.
"At the present time, ISTU students receive the highest payouts among the universities of the Irkutsk region. All changes are fixed in the statement on the university scholarship fund," says S. Anosov.