MEPhI students received IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie scholarships

Eleven students of nuclear physics Master’s programs at Russian universities were awarded the Maria Sklodowska-Curie International Nuclear Energy Agency (IAEA) scholarship. Among them are two students of MEPhI —Ifeoma Uwom from Nigeria and Davaasuren Byambatsogt from Mongolia.

“We welcome the awarding Marie Sklodowska-Curie scholarships to Russian and international female students. It is a timely initiative of International Nuclear Energy Agency that supports education and better gender balance in nuclear industry.  The fellows will help shape the future of nuclear power both in Russia and abroad. As a socially responsible company, ROSATOM supports such steps”, said Director of Educational Projects and the HR Service at ROSATOM Valery Karezin.

In total, 100 female students from all over the world were selected to participate in the IAEA Maria Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Program. The announcement of the winners names took place on November 20 in Vienna (Austria). The program was launched in March 2020 by IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi. Over 550 applicants from 90 countries of the world applied for it. The scholarship covers the cost of studying for master's programs (up to 10 thousand euros per year) and accommodation (up to 10 thousand euros per year) for up to two years.