Polytechnic University of Bucharest Scholarship Program


In the 2021-2022 academic year, UPB (Politehnica University of Bucharest) offers 4 scholarships to kazakhstan students for undergraduate programs in English within the Faculty of Engineering of Foreign Languages.

Politehnica University of Bucharest is one of the leading research and educational universities in Romania.

Specialties – mechanical engineering; chemical engineering; applied electronics; computers, information technology, etc.

In addition, for kazakhstan students who have passed the competitive selection, UPB provides discounts-an exemption from paying university fees and a 10% discount for living in university dormitories during the entire period of study.

Also, UPB invites potential applicants to participate in the online presentation of educational programs on March 1-5 of this year (https://international.upb.ro/news-and-events/view/event/en-a-peek-into-the-upb-study-programs).

If there are students interested in studying at the Politehnica University in Bucharest, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Bucharest (consul.bucharest@mfa.kz).

11 grants were allocated for training in the Republic of Poland


JSC “Center for International Programs” announces the acceptance of documents for training in higher educational institutions of the Republic of Poland for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs under the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Poland.

For Kazakhstani citizens, 11 grants were allocated:

– 3 for the educational degree “bachelor”;

– 4 for the educational degree “master”;

– 4 for the educational degree “doctor”.

The deadline for accepting the full package of documents is April 9, 2021, inclusive

Training is carried out in English or in Polish. Candidates who do not speak the Polish language of instruction can take language courses. The list of universities and specialties can be viewed at the link https://www.gov.pl/web/edukacja-i-nauka/wykaz-uczelni-publicznych-nadzorowanych-przez-ministra-wlasciwego-ds-szkolnictwa-wyzszego-publiczne-uczelnie-akademickie

Important: it is not allowed to choose medical, military and art universities, as these universities are subordinate to other state bodies.

The grant covers the following expenses:

– Free training;
– A scholarship for the doctoral program in the amount of 2100 Polish zlat is paid.
– Medical insurance, visa, flight and accommodation at the expense of the student’s own funds.

To submit documents, we recommend using the service of the “electronic government” portal Egov.kz (the service is available around the clock) follow the following link https://egov.kz/cms/ru/services/higher_education/pass_203_mon

You can read the instructions for obtaining an EDS online (remotely). https://egov.kz/cms/ru/services/pass_onlineecp  if you have any difficulties in obtaining electronic services, you can contact the virtual operator using the previous link or use the free call to the Contact Center at 1414.

If you have any questions about submitting documents, please contact the Center for International Programs JSC by phone: +7 (7172) 769-082, 76-90-84; email address: Info@bolashak.gov.kz


Scholarship program of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie


The National Office of the Erasmus+ Program in Kazakhstan, together with the Directorate General for Education and Culture, with the support of the Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual Media and Culture of the European Commission, is holding an online information session on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions scholarship program on March 26, 2021.

 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is a scholarship program that supports the professional training, career development and mobility of researchers in all fields of science, at all stages of their careers around the world. MSCA supports the development of doctoral and post-doctoral programs, as well as international, intersectoral, and institutional collaboration.

The purpose of the event is to introduce innovations and give practical recommendations to potential applicants. The program of the information session will be published on the social network Facebook https://www.facebook.com/erasmuspluskz in early March 2021. A link to participate on the zoom platform will be sent later.

Target group – faculty and other stakeholders. The language of the Information Session is English, with simultaneous interpretation. Everyone can confirm their participation in the event until March 1 by filling out the form and answering the survey at the link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScLvNtKF3vReS4Go5k1dUbYZCcigSaAk4ztyAtMgOCBoTDomQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

For further questions, please contact the National Office of the Erasmus+ Program, Aigerim Ayankyzy by phone: +7 (701) 940 4979 (WhatsApp).

Shakhmardan Yessenov Scholarship 2021

Shakhmardan Yessenov Foundation announces a competition for the provision of 17 monthly student scholarships 27,000 tenge each


Program participant: students, citizens of Kazakhstan over 18, studying at universities of Kazakhstan in 2-3 years of studying of a bachelor’s degree programme or in the 1st year of studying of a master’s degree programme, as well as the 1st year of internship in natural science, technical, medical and IT specialties.

Number of grants: 17

To participate in the Competition for the Shakhmardan Yessenov scholarship, the candidate must:

  1. Fill in an online application form on the Foundation’s website – yessenovfoundation.org
  2. Attach to the application form 

Mandatory documents:

  • ID scan;
  • Essay on the topic “What have I doneand will do for the science of Kazakhstan? What is important to you and why? “(an essay can only be submitted in writing);
  • The transcript of records of the student (GPA no less than 3.0), applications with a score below 3.0 are not considered;
  • A copy of the diploma of higher education for students of a master’s degree (bachelor, specialist). 

Additional documents:

  • Certificates/Diplomas in Science – no more than 2 certificates*;
  • Certificates in active involvement in public life and volunteering – no more than 3 certificates*;
  • Publications – no more than 2 publications*;

* The Foundation is considering a limited number of certificates. The candidate must independently select the certificates that best reflect his achievements.

Applications are accepted on the Foundation’s website from January 25 to February 26, 2021.

Acceptance of applications will end on February 26, 2021. at 15:00 Nur-Sultan time (GMT + 6). Applications received after the deadline are not considered


Acceptance of documents for study in Hungary is open



Within the framework of the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Human Resources of the Republic of Hungary on cooperation in the field of education and Science of November 19, 2013, the Hungarian Government offers citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan the opportunity to participate in the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship program for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Within the framework of this program, the Hungarian side provides citizens of Kazakhstan with 250 grants for the following programs:

– under the bachelor’s program 110 places;
– under the master’s program 90 places;
– under the bachelor’s + master’s program 30 places with a training period of 5 to 6 years.
– there are 20 places in the doctoral program.*

In the first year of study, scholarship holders in the Bachelor’s and Master’s and Bachelor’s+Master’s programs are required to take the course “Hungarian as a Foreign Language” offered by the host university and pass the exam at the end of the second semester (with the exception of scholarship holders studying in Hungarian). Scholarship holders who do not attend the course will not be able to receive a monthly scholarship.

*All students applying for a doctoral program must have a research supervisor at the host university. When registering online, you must attach a document confirming enrollment, signed by the supervisor/supervisor of the host university.

The grant covers the following expenses:

– free training;
– monthly scholarship for undergraduate and graduate programs-HUF 43,700, doctoral studies-HUF 140,000 (first 4 semesters) and HUF 180,000 (second 4 semesters);
– accommodation in a hostel (or payment for rental housing in the amount of about HUF 40.000 per month);
–  medical insurance.

The remaining costs are covered by the grant holder himself.

The deadline for accepting a full package of documents in the period from December 20, 2020 to January 29, 2021 will be implemented:

– E-Government Portal (Egov.kz) https://egov.kz/cms/ru/services/higher_education/pass_203_mon
-On purpose by booking a queue on the website of JSC “Center for International Programs” http://bolashak.gov.kz/.

The selection of applicants carried out from the Kazakh side consists of the following rounds:

  • Conducting personal interviews of applicants with members of the independent expert commission, including online.
  • Review of applicants ‘ materials and decision – making by the Final Commission.

When selecting applicants with equal points, the advantage is given to orphans and children left without parental care; disabled children from childhood and disabled children; children from large families; applicants who have an invitation from foreign universities.

Applications are not accepted from applicants born after August 31, 2003, except for those applying for the specialty “Choreography “(Dance Study).

 Information about these grants is available on the website: https://stipendiumhungaricum.hu/uploads/2020/11/BA_MA_OTM_Call_for_Applications_2021_2022.pdf

Term of online registration on the Hungarian website https://apply.stipendiumhungaricum.hu/ until January 15, 2020.

In the period from February 25 to May 2020, the final selection will be carried out by the host party.

 Please read the rules carefully: http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/V080005499_

Instructions for submitting documents

Questionnaire of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan



The Embassy of the United States of America in Kazakhstan announces the academic year 2021 – 2022 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) will open on January 4, 2021. This program provides a scholarship for one semester of non-degree, full-time academic study at a U.S. college or university, combined with community service, professional development workshops, and cultural enrichment activities.

Apply https://webportalapp.com/sp/closed/n9bqhdalu1 for the 2021-2022 Global UGRAD Program from January 4, 2021 through February 28, 2021.

The Global UGRAD program provides a full scholarship for one academic semester for full-time study in the States, without a degree or a postgraduate diploma. Finalists of the program will study at accredited four-year tertiary institutions and reside in student residences. Finalists will be able to take an intensive English course if required. (A preparatory English course will only be available to 25 percent of successful finalists worldwide.) A preparatory English course will take place during the fall semester 2021-2022. Students taking language course preparation will begin their academic studies under the Global UGRAD program in the spring semester. Further, the program provides for participation in public works, professional developing seminars, and cultural events.

Students cannot independently choose the host university, for the study of the passage of the program Global UGRAD and will be placed in the most suitable university, given the students’ academic orientation. Finalists of the Global UGRAD program will have a pre-departure orientation session prior to departure to the US, an orientation session upon arrival in the US, and an end-of-program workshop.

The program is fully funded by the host, including:

  • an international agreement from the city of residence to the receiving university in the USA;
  • education and residence in the;
  • orientation before leaving Kazakhstan;
  • online orientation after arrival in the USA;
  • medical insurance;
  • meals during participation in the exchange program;

Selection of participants Global UGRAD program takes into account the personal and social achievements of the candidates, which are attended by all students, appropriate selection criteria:

  1. Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan currently living and studying in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  2. Full-time students in Kazakhstan universities, which after the end of the program Global UGRAD and to return to their home country should be left for at least one academic semester to continue their studies in their universities in Kazakhstan.
  3. Candidates for participation in the Global UGRAD program should demonstrate their leadership potential and confirm active participation in studies, social events and community involvement.
  4. In case of a successful interview, candidates will take the TOEFL iBT test. Applicants must achieve a minimum TOEFL score 45 out of 120 to pass the further stage competition.
  5. Preference will be given to those who have not previously been to the United States or have little experience of studying / living in the United States or in another region outside their country.
  6. Applicants are required to return directly to Kazakhstan after the completion of the program in January or May 2022.
  7. Applicants are at least 18 years old at the start of the program.

Individuals in the following circumstances are not eligible for the Global UGRAD Program:

  1. S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States;
  2. Individuals currently studying, residing, or working outside of Republic of Kazakhstan;
  3. Local employees of the US Embassies, US Consulates General, and USAID are also ineligible for one year following the termination of employment;
  4. Immediate family members (i.e. spouses and children) of U.S. Department of State and USAID employees are also ineligible for one year following the termination of employment;
  5. World Learning employees and their immediate family members.

TOEFL Testing

Participants who pass the second round will take the official TOEFL exam. All costs associated with testing are covered by the US Embassy in Kazakhstan.

Student responsibilities

  • Applicants must be highly motivated and demonstrate leadership potential through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.
  • This program does not award an academic degree at the end of the training, therefore, students are independently responsible for the score of credits gained during their studies under the Global UGRAD program.
  • Students will be required to commit 20 hours or more to community service during the program. Finalists of the program will also be required to register for at least one course (3 credits) in American Studies, such as US history, US literature, art, or US government.
  • Inconsistency academic requirements of the host university and the Global UGRAD program (academic failure, failure to complete assignments, and non-attendance) may lead to expulsion from the Global UGRAD program. Participants must maintain good academic performance with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Application package must include:

  • Complete application form
  • Motivational and thematic essay (essay questions are indicated in the questionnaire)
  • Copy of passport
  • Academic transcripts for years of university study with translation into English (student can attach a self-translated transcript)
  • Two letters of recommendation in English.

Deadline for applications

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be submitted online by February 28, 2021. Candidates who successfully passed the competitive selection will be notified in May 2021.

Selection procedure

All participants are selected based on an open competition. Admissions committees will review all relevant applications. Semifinalists will be invited to interview.

The final selection will be made by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

All finalists will be required to undergo a medical examination and receive necessary vaccinations before the start of the program Global UGRAD.

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF) announces a local scholarship Sur-Place to support talented young people in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree


Who can participate?

To be a scholar of Foundation you have to be a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who is studying full-time at one of the universities in Kazakhstan and who passed selection procedure. The award of scholarships in the last year of study is possible in exceptional cases. At the time of applying for a scholarship the applicant must not be older than 30 years.

The advantage in the competitive selection is given to students participating in the socio-political life of the country and having an active life position. Knowledge of a foreign language is welcome, but not required.

Scholarship terms

The scholarship will be awarded for 6 months (with the possibility of extension).

Competitive selection process

Future scholars of the KAF will pass a two-stage competitive selection process: submission of a package of documents and an interview.

How to participate?

Please submit a complete package of documents (presented below) in electronic form to the E-Mail address: sps-kaz@kas.de

Deadline: 31/12/2020

Interview travel expenses

The travel expenses for the interview, which will be held in Nur-Sultan, are covered by the Foundation. The arrival and departure on the occasion of the interview are at the applicant’s own risk.

List of required documents

The complete list includes the following documents (in English or German):

  • a completed application form with actual photo (the application form can be downloaded from the website www.kas.de);
  • CV;
  • motivation letter (max. 2 pages);
  • Transcript of Records (translation is not required);
  • certificate from the place of study (translation is not required);
  • Bachelor’s diploma with an application (for Master’s Students).
  • Applicants invited for interviews will need to provide original documents.

Additional information is available by e-mail: sps-kaz@kas.de, as well as by phone +7 7172 925 630.

Intercultural student online forum «Student’s Vision of the World»

Dear students!


Omsk state agrarian University named After p. A. Stolypin invites you to take part in the first intercultural student online forum” «Student’s Vision of the World»  (hereinafter referred to as the Forum).
The purpose of this Forum is to create a digital space for intercultural exchange, expand the scope of active student life and develop joint international projects.
This year, the forum is represented by 3 launch sites: «Student’s Vision of the Future after COVID-19», «Student’s Vision of the University’s Life», «Student’s Vision of the other Nations».
«Student’s Vision of the Future after COVID-19» – essay contest. The goal of this platform is to present the vision of students from various universities and countries of what our life will be like after the pandemic.
«Student’s Vision of the University’s Life»   – video contest. This site is dedicated to student life in the 21st century.
«Student’s Vision of the other Nations» – the purpose of this platform is to create a dialogue space between representatives of different nationalities and to break down existing cultural stereotypes.

Materials for participation in the Forum must be sent by December 10, 2020 to the post office s.v.world2020@gmail.com.
From December 10 to December 14, each submitted project will be evaluated.
After December 14, the results of the Forum will be published and the winners will be determined. The names of the Forum winners will be published on the Forum’s official Facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1066329200456364/?ref=group_browse

Participants who have won prizes will receive electronic diplomas of the Forum to their specified email address.

You must also send the participant’s Profile and material/s to participate in the Forum by email s.v.world2020@gmail.com

For more information about the Forum can be found in the state.
Questions about participation in the Forum can be sent to the following email address: s.v.world2020@gmail.com

2021 Community Engagement Exchange Program


The Community Engagement Exchange Program is a transformational year-long leadership development program designed to enable civil society leaders, ages 20-27 from communities in over 100 countries to harness the power of networks, relationships, and information for the public good, specifically on issues related to civic dialogue and peacebuilding, open and participatory government, women and gender, resilience and sustainable development, and youth engagement.

The Community Engagement Exchange Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by IREX.  Applications for the 2021 Community Engagement Exchange Program will be accepted between Monday, November 16 and Friday, December 23, 2020. Applications must be submitted online at https://cee.irex.org/ by Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (GMT, Almaty time) to be eligible for the program.

Applications that are mailed, faxed or emailed to IREX will not be accepted. Please direct any questions after reading this document to Apply.CEE@irex.org.


  • Empower participants to assume greater leadership roles;
  • Build civil society capacity;
  • Strengthen participants’ ability to lead collaboratively;
  • Develop a global civil society eco-system.


  • Fully -funded, three-month practicum at a civil society organization in the U.S;.
  • Online and face-to-face training in leadership and community engagement;
  • Service Learning opportunities;
  • Mentorship;
  • Developmental support of Fellows’ projects in their home countries.


Competition for the Community Engagement Exchange Program is merit-based. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed and scored by a selection committee. Applicants receiving top scores will be chosen as semifinalists and asked to complete an interview. Semifinalists will also be required to take an English language exam or submit recent TOEFL or IELTS scores. Finalists and alternates will be selected, pending their performance on their interviewers and English language exam.

Detailed information about the program can be found on the website: https://kz.usembassy.gov/2021-community-engagement-exchange-program/

Sejong University Scholarship Program Applications Open


Sejong University announcing the Research fellowship scholarship program (100% scholarship + monthly stipend) for talented students for masters and Ph.D.

– Tuition fee: 100% waived
– Stipend amount: depends on the professors’ research budget and the project
* Dormitory & Health Insurance will be provided by the University. However, students should bear the cost of dormitory and Health Insurance.

Selection Process:

  • For master’s and doctoral students with work experience, you must choose one of the programs listed in the Appendix and write an email to the Professor (your resume, portfolio, certificates);
  • Interview by the Sejong University Professor (online) if needed;
  • Once Professor selects the student to apply online for the Program: Application period: till October 23, 2020

 Submit an application:

To apply, you must fill out the form and write a message to the Professor according to the selected program: http://eng.sejong.ac.kr/contents/eng/cor/gdownloads.html

For detailed research scholarship positions please see the attached file: Sejong Job Description_Spring2021