In accordance with the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus No. 1688 of November 3, 1998 and the Order of the Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus No. 561 of June 24, 2014, the Ministry of Education announces a contest of research works of doctoral candidates, post-graduates, applicants and students for their implementation at the expense of the republican budget, provided by the Ministry of Education for 2021.
The Ministry of Education proposes to conduct a thorough selection of competition works in higher educational institutions and scientific organizations. At the same time, special attention should be paid to ensuring that the projects do not duplicate the subjects of the tasks registered in the state research programs. Projects of post-graduate students, doctoral candidates and applicants should correspond to theoretical and applied research on the topic of the thesis.
The Order of the Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus of 01.06.2020 № 452 introduced amendments and additions to the Regulation. Starting from 2021 the Ministry of Education plans to allocate annual grants to students and writing teams of students to carry out research work for preparation of business projects of startups, creation of models or samples of new products. These grants are one of the forms of support for the formation of students' competences and skills necessary to conduct inventive, innovative, entrepreneurial activities, development of the pilot project "University 3.0".
Applications for participation in the contest with the necessary documents attached (in two separately fastened copies in print + scanned copy in pdf format), as well as the list of research works recommended by the institution for participation in the contest, drawn up in accordance with Annex 1 to the Regulation in print and electronic media (in Word, e-mail: :, shall be submitted to the Ministry of Education not later than September 30, 2020. The amount of funding should be indicated in rubles.
All documents shall be made in accordance with the requirements established by the Regulations and stapled in the following order:
a schedule of research work;
application for a grant;
the justification for the research work;
information about the applicant for a grant and his/her scientific supervisor (scientific adviser);
costing of the research work with justification of expenses by items of expenditure;
list of published materials, made in accordance with the requirements of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Belarus for the design of publications on the topic of the thesis;
the decision of the academic (scientific and technical) council of the institution to send the research work to the contest with the indication of the voting results;
reference of an independent expert engaged by the institution;
copy of page 31 of passport.
Documents submitted not in full or submitted after the specified period are not accepted for consideration.