Livanov: scholarships in 2016 will be indexed and protected from cuts

MOSCOW, October 26. Scholarships in 2016 will be indexed and protected from cuts, said Monday the press service of the Ministry of education with reference to the head of Department Dmitry Livanov.

“A scholarship Fund in 2016 will be indexed at 4%, is already incorporated in the draft budget for the year, so any reductions in student aid are not threatened,” the press service quoted Livanova meeting of the scientific and technical center of JSC “KAMAZ” in Naberezhnye Chelny.

In the draft Federal budget for 2016, made on 23 October for consideration in the State Duma, laid indexation of scholarships to students studying in educational institutions of higher education at the level of 4%.