Standard – 35 rubles, but some received 130 and that’s why.
The standard was received by everyone who closed the session without “failures” and debts. 35 rubles – a little money, but better than nothing.
Those who passed the exams as “excellent” received 50 rubles. And 100 rubles were claimed by students who conducted serious scientific and applied research. That is, a student of the Faculty of Biology of Moscow State University could receive an award named after a famous Soviet biologist. But for this it was necessary to try.
Students at the demonstration
The most prestigious scholarship – “Lenin”, as much as 130 rubles. It was awarded to excellent students who were engaged in social work, were Komsomol leaders and the hallmark of the university.
No branded clothes, no barbershop hairstyles. But look how many smiles.
Even if we take the minimum amount of the scholarship – 35 rubles, what was this money enough for?
- Museum visit – from 10 kopecks
- Going to the cinema – 20 kopecks
- A ticket to the theater cost 50 kopecks.
- Meals in the canteen – from 70 kopecks per day
- The ticket cost 3 rubles
- A couple of weeks in the youth camp cost 7 rubles
The better he studied, the more scholarship he received.
And it was possible not to spend money on food in the dining room and cook food in a hostel in clubbing with friends.
Construction teams are a good way to earn money
So life was enough. And those who wanted to earn extra money got jobs as night watchmen or signed up for construction teams. Here the last received really decent money. In addition, they could choose a direction and go, for example, to the southern regions of our Motherland. There you could work, relax, and even find a life partner.