PFC Global Scholarship Competition Results

1 day online competition

Winners will get scholarships to study at master 'Prototyping Future Cities'

Participation is free

Language of competition – English

Register from any part of the world

Master’s programme ‘Prototyping future cities’ (PFC) launches Global Online Scholarship Competition. We invite you to test your skills, learn more about master ‘Prototyping Future Cities’ and win the discounts for tuition fee!

Applicants of Master’s programme ‘Prototyping future cities’ (PFC) 2020/2022 academic year and anyone interested in the topic of future urban development are invited to participate in the Competition.

How does it work?

Before 20 April you register online for the competition. On 26 April everyone registered for the Competition will get the online access to the Competition assignment. You will have 24 hours to complete the Competition assignment.

As series of extra events, from 20 March to 26 April 2020 you will have opportunity to dive deeply into details of learning experience, project activities and career opportunities at the master’s programme ‘Prototyping future cities’ with PFC Ambassadors - students and alumni of the programme. The events will be held in the webinar format and you can join it from any part of the world.

What are the tasks?

The research and development agenda of the international Master’s programme ‘Prototyping Future Cities’ includes five key educational layers: City Project, Technology, Information, Management and Culture. The tasks of the competition will include creative assignments that touched these 5 topics.

Download the demo version of the contest tasks

Learn more about courses taught at the PFC programme


1st place

50% discount on tuition fee

2nd place

30% discount on tuition fee

3rd place

20% discount on tuition fee

Who is eligible to enter the Competition?

  • International and Russian citizens
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or studying on the last year of Bachelor’s
  • All participants must be under 40 years-old


11 March

Start of online registration for the PFC Global Scholarship Competition

30-21 March April

Webinars with PFC Ambassadors 

20 April

Deadline for online registration

26 April

PFC Global Competition Day

11 May

Results Announcement

PFC Ambassadors

Ambassadors are the PFC students and alumni who share their success stories connected with studying at the PFC master programme and provide insightful information about PFC learning experience and career opportunities. During series of free webinars with ambassadors you can learn more about:

  • the PFC master programme
  • studying in HSE University
  • living in Moscow
  • students projects and extra activities
  • students participation in international events and competitions
  • career opportunities

Upcoming webinars

Webinars with Ambassadors

Benefits to Participating in the PFC Global Scholarship Competition

  • When applying for international Master’s programme ‘Prototyping future cities’ winners are eligible for tuition discounts up to 50%
  • PFC Global Scholarship Competition winners get early enrollment decisions
  • Learn about Master’s programme structure and accomplish the task for each block
  • Check your eligibility for the programme
  • New and exciting connections with students from all over the world