Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students in 2024 (Bachelor’s, Master, and Ph.D.)

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
  • Apply Before : May 31, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3486
  • Degree BachelorMasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSDELF/DALF (French)DSH German
  • No. of Opportunity 550
  • Fields of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishRussian
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

The Republic of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education calls for applications for the Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students in 2024. Applicants of foreign students can apply for full-time study at the Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. levels.

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of RK offers this Scholarship to  International Students, providing tuition fees and monthly stipend to selected applicants.

Annual total allocations as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree– 490
  • Master’s degree– 50
  • Ph.D. degree– 10

Important Dates and Details

  • Application Status: Open
  • Application start: March 30, 2024
  • Application Deadline: 31 May 2024
  • Result Announcement:
    Host Universities and list of programs: Kazakhstan Universities
  • Sponsor: Republic of Kazakh
  • Location: Kazakhstan
  • Degree Level: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Medium of Instruction: Kazakh, Russian, or English
  • Number of Opportunity: Bachelor’s degree: 490, Master’s degree: 50, and Ph.D. degree: 10
  • Funding Type: Partially-funded
  • Eligible Country: All
  • Research Areas: Various Fields

Benefits of the Scholarships

Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students  is a partially funded program covering the following:

  • Total costs of student’s tuition fees
  • Monthly allowance based on the students’ academic progress

Note: Students are responsible for the following costs and should pay them for their studies in Kazakhstan:

  • Travel costs
  • Accommodation expenses
  • Visa and medical insurance

Requirements for Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students

Applicants should meet the following eligibility criteria to apply for this program:

  • Hold the nationality of any country from around the world
  • Be persons of Kazakh nationality who are not citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Evidence confirming the secondary education in a ‘good’ manner for an undergraduate degree program
  • Bachelor’s diploma or specialist with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivariant in previous education for a Master’s degree program
  • Master’s degree with at least a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivariant in previous education for a Ph.D. degree program
  • International certificate proving foreign language knowledge for Master’s degree and Ph.D. programs

Required Documents

There is a separate set of required documents for each study level as follows:

Bachelor’s Degree

  • Identity document (Tazkira);
  • A high school certificate, transcript, and attachment with a ‘Good’ grade and notarized translation into Kazakh or Russian, or English
  • A motivational essay in Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • One recommendation letter from a previous university or the employer in Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • Medical certificate for study abroad, including therapist, narcologist, psychiatrist, and X-ray of fluorographic reports, laboratory tests, and medical certificate confirming the absence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV infection) and AIDS; official health authority of the candidate’s country of residence should issue the medical certificate.
  • Application form;
  • Invitation letter from the Kazakhstan University (if available).

Master’s Degree

  • Identity document (Tazkira);
  • Bachelor’s degree diploma and transcript, with minimum GPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or its equivalent obtained in previous university and notarized translation into Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • A motivational essay in Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • One recommendation letter from a previous university or the employer in Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • Medical certificate for study abroad, including therapist, narcologist, psychiatrist, and X-ray of fluorographic reports, laboratory tests, and medical certificate confirming the absence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV infection) and AIDS; official health authority of the candidate’s country of residence should issue the medical certificate.
  • Application form;
  • Invitation letter from the Kazakhstan University (if available);
  • International language certificate as follows:

English language acceptable certificates:

  1. IELTS Academic with a minimum score of 5.5;
  2. TOEFL IBT with a minimum score of 46;
  3. TOEFL PBT with a minimum score of 453;

German language acceptable certificates:

  1. Deutsche Sprachpruefung fuer den Hochschulzugang (DSH, Niveau B2/level B2),
  2. TestDaF-Prufung (Niveau B2/level B2);

French language acceptable certificates:

  1. Test de Français International™ (TFI) minimum B2 level in reading and listening sections),
  2. Diplome d’Etudes en Langue française (DELF) minimum level B2,
  3. Diplome Approfondi de Langue française (DALF) at least level B2,
  4. Test de connaissance du français (TCF) at least 50 scores.

Ph.D. Level

  • Identity document (Tazkira);
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree diploma and transcript, with minimum GPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or its equivalent obtained in previous university and notarized translation into Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • A motivational essay in Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • One recommendation letter from a previous university or the employer in Kazakh or Russian, or English;
  • Medical certificate for study abroad, including therapist, narcologist, psychiatrist, and X-ray of fluorographic reports, laboratory tests, and medical certificate confirming the absence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV infection) and AIDS; official health authority of the candidate’s country of residence should issue the medical certificate.
  • Application form;
  • Invitation letter from a  Kazakhstan University (if available);
  • International language certificate as follows:

English language acceptable certificates:

  1. IELTS Academic with a minimum score of 5.5;
  2. TOEFL IBT with a minimum score of 46;
  3. TOEFL PBT with a minimum score of 453;

German language acceptable certificates:

  1. Deutsche Sprachpruefung fuer den Hochschulzugang (DSH, Niveau B2/level B2),
  2. TestDaF-Prufung (Niveau B2/level B2);

French language acceptable certificates:

  1. Test de Français International™ (TFI) minimum B2 level in reading and listening sections),
  2. Diplome d’Etudes en Langue française (DELF) minimum level B2,
  3. Diplome Approfondi de Langue française (DALF) at least level B2,
  4. Test de connaissance du français (TCF) at least 50 scores.

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List of Participating Universities

List of universities participating in implementing the Scholarship Program in 2024:

  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
  • Satbayev University
  • Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University
  • Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University
  • Kazakh National Agrarian Research University
  • Zhubanov Aktobe Regional University
  • Almaty University of Power Engineering and Telecommunications
  • Altynsarin Arkalyk Pedagogical Institute
  • Dosmukhamedov Atyrau University
  • Utebayev Atyrau Oil and Gas University
  • Serikbayev East Kazakhstan Technical University
  • Amanzholov East Kazakhstan University
  • Zhansugurov Zhetysu University
  • Utemisov West Kazakhstan University
  • Zhangir Khan West Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical University
  • Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University
  • Ablai Khan University of International Relations and Foreign Languages
  • Buketov Karaganda University
  • Karaganda Technical University
  • Karaganda Industrial University
  • Yessenov University
  • Ualikhanov Kokshetau University
  • Baitursynov Kostanay University
  • Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University
  • Toraighyrov University
  • Pavlodar Pedagogical University
  • Rudny Industrial Institute
  • Kozybayev North Kazakhstan University
  • Dulaty Taraz University
  • Shakarim University
  • South-Kazakhstan State Pedagogical University
  • Auezov South-Kazakhstan University
  • Astana IT University
  • Kazakh-British Technical University
  • S.Narikbayev KAZGUU University

How To Apply for the Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students?

The application submission procedure for the Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students is entirely online. Qualified applicants can apply by entering the link below. You may read the full instructions here before you apply.

 

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Applications and Documents Procedure

The following documents are applicable to apply for the Kazakh Republic Scholarship Program 2024:

  • First, submit the required documents via the Operator’s website by entering the Apply Now tab above.
  • The Operator will verify the submitted documents. The applicant will receive an email link for online testing if the documents meet all the requirements.
  • The online testing is used to recognize the adaptive potential of all applicants. After passing online testing, successful applicants will receive an invitation letter for an interview.
  • Shortlisted applicants will have online interviews with representatives of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Operator, and universities;
  • The final step is the result announcement of the competition for the Scholarship Program .

For detailed information about the Kazakhstan Scholarship for International Students, please visit the official website of the National Center for Higher Education Development (ENIC-KAZAKHSTAN).

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