The Ministry of Technical and Higher Education has announced that the Russian Government is offering scholarships for the 2024/2025 academic year.

The Russian Government, in collaboration with the ministry, is inviting applications from qualified Sierra Leoneans interested in pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Russia. These courses encompass technical and vocational education training, as well as BSc, MSc, and PhD programs.


 Applicants for the Undergraduate Courses must not be more than 23 years

of age; those for the Master’s Courses must not be above 35 years of age

and not more than 40 years of age for PhD, applicants.

 Upload a study plan or research proposal of 500 words for postgraduate students

Interested applicants must use the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education (MTHE) website ( to apply

Completed application form with all supporting documents should be submitted to the same website on or before 24th September, 2023.


 Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be contacted by the Ministry of Technical and Higher education for interview.

No application FEE is required from any APPLICANT

For further information, please contact the office of the Students’ Secretary, Ministry of Technical and Higher Education, New England Ville, Freetown.