Ural Federal University increased the scholarships of 247 talented freshmen by $232.42 in a ceremony on Thursday.
The 247 youths, all starting at the Ural Federal University for the 2014-15 academic year, were rewarde for scoring remarkably high on their admission exams.
The ceremony took place at the University of Peace in the main building’s auditorium.
At the ceremony, school teachers from across the nation awarded the freshmen their certificates. The teachers also made presentations in which they shared encouragement from their own success stories.
Ural Federal University has also been analyzing data about their most successful seniors. University authorities will now allow freshmen more freedom to choose their own courses and career paths.
The university supports all of its students and intends for these recent changes to demonstrate that freshmen are equally supported.