The contest among compatriots living in near or far abroad countries for the grant of participating in “Selet” summer camps in 2019 is held with the support and on behalf of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nurgalievich Minnikhanov.

The contest is organised by the Tatarstan Republic Youth Social Foundation “Selet” in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The aim of the contest is to involve gifted children and youth among compatriots living in near and far abroad countries in the educational environment of the “Selet” community.


The participants of the contest are compatriots aged 12-18 who currently live in near and far abroad countries.

Selection Criteria:

-   participation and/or achievements in academic, scientific,     cultural,           sports and social activities;

-   a desire to learn Tatar;

-   good academic performance;

-   creativity;

-   fluency in one of the official languages of the Republic of Tatarstan (Tatar or Russian) or English.

Schedule and Venue

1st stage – “Online preliminary round”: before May 8, 2019 – participants fill-in the application form on the www.selet.biz website and film a video (up to 2 minutes long) to be sent to seletvatandashlar@gmail.com.

2nd stage – “Interview round”: from May 8 to May 12, 2019 – participants who are selected after the first stage pass the online interview.

The results will be announced no later than May 20, 2019.