ASU Masters Student Has Won RFPresidential Scholarship

ASU Masters Student Has Won RFPresidential Scholarship

Dmitry Chernichkin isa2nd yearMA student ofthe Faculty ofSocial Communications ofAstrakhan State University. Besides, heisajunior researcher ofthe Laboratory for Research ofSocial, Political and Cultural Dynamics ofLower Volga &Caspian Sea Region. OnNew Years Eve, hereceived apresent hereally deserves the RFPresidential scholarship.

As Dmitry says, he is the youngest researcher of Astrakhan State University. He is really keen on science and focuses his studies on important and urgent issues of cultural safety, identity and other sociological problems. The main topic of his research activities is the Caspian Sea region.

These were Dmitry’s colleagues who advised him to apply for the Presidential scholarship, and eventually he became one of 700 Russian students who won it. By the way, the student has already had important achievements by now. Last year, he was among the awardees of the regional stage of “Student of the Year”, where he won in the nomination “Intellect of the Year”, having competed with other young researchers.

Dmitry is also involved into implementation of the Russian Science Foundation grant, has published several papers and participated as a speaker at Russian and international conferences.

The student still has half a year of his MA studies. So, now his immediate tasks are to finish writing his thesis and enter a PhD programme. Dmitry plans to continue his research activities, and Astrakhan State University is the very place where he finds all the opportunities and prospects for further growth.

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