Thursday, August 17, 2017

UrFU's IT grant program tops $90,000

Ural Federal University's established endowments for the development of education in the field of information technology and computer science recently topped $90,000.

SKB-Kontur General Director Dmitry Mramorovym established the capital with Daniel Sandler, the director of the endowment, at the site of the new University of Shartash campus before laying the brick for the foundation of the Information and Communications Technology and System center.

Graduates of the UrFU IT specialties program go on to work for the largest IT companies in the region, having continued involvement in the business and education of the region. The fund brings into practice the stabilization of funding for specific educational uses.

The endowment is used specifically for non-commercial purposes and was started through charitable donations. The endowment has grown significantly and passed the $630,000 mark since its creation.