On January 1, 2019, the Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region dated December 26, 2018 No. 158-З “On measures to develop the human resources potential of agricultural production in the Nizhny Novgorod Region” came into force, developed to improve the mechanisms of state support for personnel in the agro-industrial complex.
In order to motivate rural school graduates to receive agricultural education, the Law provides for the payment of agricultural scholarships for full-time students studying at the expense of the budget for the most popular agricultural specialties. For university students, the scholarship will amount to 4 thousand rubles per month. This norm will be valid for students who have concluded an agreement on further employment with agricultural organizations of the region.