On December 8, the award ceremony for the winners of the Smart Scholarship competition took place.
“Smart Scholarship” is an annual competition for undergraduates, graduate students and postgraduates to receive a nominal scholarship from Center—Invest Bank and the Endowment Fund “Education and Science of the Southern Federal District”.
The competition commission evaluates applicants on the level of financial literacy, ability to apply knowledge in business and willingness to implement their own projects that meet the Sustainable Development Goals. By formulating their ideas and visions of the future in terms of the Sustainable Development Goals, young people realize their role in the new world and can offer new local solutions to global problems.
In 2022, a record number of applicants - 9,000 people from 17 leading universities of the Krasnodar Region, Rostov Region, Volgograd, Astrakhan, Nizhny Novgorod and the Republic of Adygea — presented their successes and business projects for consideration by the competition commission. As a result, the jury members selected the works of 200 best students who became holders of a nominal scholarship of the Center-Invest Bank and the Federal Center for Education and Science of the Southern Federal District. The amount of the scholarship was 40 thousand rubles for each finalist of the competition.
Anastasia Yakimenko, a first-year master's student of the 45.04.01 Philology program “Theory of Translation and Intercultural Communication”, entered the list of winners by presenting her project on the creation of a language center. Congratulations on a well-deserved victory!