Computer Science and Education Promotion Program

Yandex Cloud offers grants toward computing resources for machine learning, computer vision, and data analysis in education and research projects.

The program is valid until December 31, 2022.

Program Terms and Conditions

What are these grants for?

Educational programs
Universities, colleges, and other educational institutions looking for a convenient platform and computing resources to teach students and postgraduates.
Scientific research
Representatives of research laboratories to run experiments, test hypotheses, and prepare scientific or research papers.

Which areas of Computer Science are eligible for grants?

  • Machine Learning & Deep Learning

  • Big Data Analysis & Data Science

  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)

  • Computer vision

  • Programming and data analysis in Python

What kinds of grants does the program allocate?

The program provides grants for Yandex DataSphere, a cloud service for data analysis and ML model development and operation.
The amount of the grant allocated is calculated individually depending on the task, the number of participants involved, and the applicant’s needs.

How does Yandex DataSphere support education and science?

CPU and GPU computing power in the cloud

CPU and GPU computing power in the cloud, including Nvidia V100, for most educational and science tasks.

CPU and GPU computing power in the cloud, including Nvidia V100, for most educational and science tasks.

Yandex DataSphere comes preconfigured out-of-the-box

Deploy Yandex DataSphere in the cloud in just a few clicks and you are ready to go. There’s no equipment to purchase and no software to install.

Deploy Yandex DataSphere in the cloud in just a few clicks and you are ready to go. There’s no equipment to purchase and no software to install.

Work in the familiar Jupyter Lab interface

We adapt the service for your needs so you can run experiments and regular tasks easily.

We adapt the service for your needs so you can run experiments and regular tasks easily.

Tell the community about your achievements

Share your Yandex DataSphere results as HTML codes, files, or a specific product version.

Share your Yandex DataSphere results as HTML codes, files, or a specific product version.

Return to any step without restarting calculations

After execution, the state is saved (state = code + output + variables), so you can return to any previous step without restarting calculations.

After execution, the state is saved (state = code + output + variables), so you can return to any previous step without restarting calculations.

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One step to your grant

Apply for a grant by filling out this short form.