Scholarship programs

The German Fund of a name of Friedrich Nauman provides to pupils from Russia and grant CIS countries for study in one of higher education institutions of Germany. The grant of Fund of a name of Friedrich Nauman is awarded for a period of one year. After this time its extension for two years provided that the scholar successfully studies is possible.

The German Fund of a name of Friedrich Nauman (Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung fuer die Freiheit) gives material support to foreign students and the young scientists being on training in one of higher education institutions of Germany. Any student foreigner, irrespective of a nationality and a studied subject can become the competitor of a grant. Important criteria at selection of future scholars is excellent academic progress, persistence in achievement of the objectives, and also internal organization and commitment.

Requirements to competitors:

The fund of a name of Friedrich Nauman, close to Free democratic party of Germany (FDP), supports liberal political ideas. Therefore one of requirements of this organization to future scholars is interest to political life. Every year scholars have to participate at least in two multi-day seminars organized by fund or other liberally adjusted land funds of Germany.

The fund of a name of Friedrich Nauman provides grants to the following groups of foreign pupils:

  • to the students of a magistracy (Master of Arts/Science) who are training in the German higher education institution on new bachelor-master system;
  • to the graduate students allowed to writing also protect the master's thesis in one of the German higher education institutions;
  • the pupil of the German higher education institutions according to programs "old" - dobolonsky - the education systems, ended a basic course (Grundstudium, 3-4 semester). The students who are training on educational programs with obtaining
  • the diploma of the expert (Diplom) or the master (Magister Artium) treat this group. Grants aren't provided to the students being at a final stage of training.

Grant form:

The size of a grant is established individually and depends on the status of the competitor. So, grants of students of a magistracy and the graduate students conducting researches who often demand considerable expenses, can differ. Pay attention that stay and training in other countries during study in the German higher education institution, to the scholar doesn't pay fund.

Registration of the demand for a grant:

It is necessary to be prepared for application for a grant thoroughly. All demanded document has to be initially prepared or translated into German and is certified notarially. Attention: the first package of documents should be sent in the PDF format (it is desirable one file) to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. fund Internet address. Subsequently, in case the competitor invite to the interview, all mentioned documents or their notarized copies should be brought with itself.

To get a grant since the beginning of a winter semester, the student needs to send the demand till May 31, since the beginning of a summer semester - till November 30. After documents acceptance the special commission selects students who, in her opinion, have real chance of receiving a grant, and invites them to interview following the results of which future scholars get out.

Necessary documents:

Pay attention that students need to provide all demanded documents in that order in which they are given below. Students of a magistracy (Master of Arts/Science) and students of an "old" education system (Diplom, Magister Artium, to Staatsexamen) have to provide the following documents, having sent them by e-mail in the form of the appendix in the PDF format:

  1. the form of the demand completed on the computer (!) with the photo (it is available according to the link under the text);
  2. the short summary with the indication of the main stages of the academic and professional biography of the competitor in decreasing order (tabellarischer Lebenslauf);
  3. copies of all available certificates of the German higher education institution with an assessment of knowledge, and also the copy of the official document confirming receiving the highest at the time of application of an education level. For pupils traditional (Diplom, Magister Artium, Staatsexamen) training programs is the document certifying results of intermediate examination (Zwischenpruefung or Vordiplom); for students of a magistracy (Master of Arts/Science) - the bachelor's degree (Bachelor of Arts/Science);
  4. the reference from a study place with the indication of specialty on which the student studies, both semester (Bescheinigung der Hochschule) and confirmation on transfer in higher education institution (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung), previously having pasted them on a sheet A4.
  5. the signed consent about saving of personal data in archive of fund (Einverstaendniserklaerung zum Datenschutz);
  6. letters of recommendation from two various teachers of the German higher education institutions who could make the expert opinion on suitability of the competitor.

University of Central Asia (UCA) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides full scholarships for students from Kazakhstan to continue training in doctoral programs at universities in Germany in the field of science and technology. Cooperation shall issue missing in the region and experts on the provision of scholarships PhD students in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, applied physics, geology, applied mathematics, computer science, and engineering, Environmental Science, Earth Science and the Environment, Natural Resources Management. Candidates in the field of archeology, ethnography, and the economy may also be involved.

Program Terms and Conditions:

  • diploma, master's or bachelor's degree in one of these ;
  • proof of knowledge in the chosen field;
  • research plan;
  • your contacts with German university (official admission to the program PhD, or written confirmation of the scientific leadership of the German professor);
  • Excellent knowledge of English or German;
  • interest in the subsequent teaching at the University of Central Asia.

For more information about this program can be found at www.daad.edu.kg / UCA.htm. Before applying carefully read the instructions for submitting your application!

Necessary documents in triplicate (1 original and 2 copies):

  • Application form filled online: After filling in the form will create the file format PDF, to print and submit to the DAAD office in Almaty, along with other documents: https://scholarship.daad.de/obdva/www_echt/www/index.html?lang = de
  • Summary
  • List of publications
  • Detailed research plan
  • UCA information sheet and cover letter
  • Invitation of the German professor
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors of Kazakhstan. Please use the form DAAD: http://www.daad.de/imperia/md/content/de/foerderung/recommendation.doc
  • A certified copy of the diploma + certified translation (in German or English. Language)
  • A certified copy of a certificate of secondary education with a certified translation
  • Language certificate (German - TestDaF / OnDaF, English - TOEFL / IELTS)
  • Recent photos (3 units) to be pasted on the application form.
  • Information about the conduct of practice (if any).

Documents submitted to the DAAD office in Almaty or representative UCA.

As part of the Fulbright program for visiting scholars Kazakh researchers can go to the United States to conduct research at U.S. universities for up to one academic year.

Who can participate in the contest:

  • Applicants must be citizens of Kazakhstan living on the territory of Kazakhstan at the time of application or permanent residents holding appropriate passports issued by Kazakhstan.
  • Applicants must have a degree PhD, candidate or PhD or equivalent professional qualification at the time of application.

The list of specialties - Architecture, Biology, Government, Business Administration, Journalism, Art, Computer Science, American Literature, Mathematics, Environmental protection, Political science, Right, TEFL / Applied, Psychology, Sociology, Physics /Astronomy, Philosophy, Chemistry, Economy, Linguistics

Criteria:

  • Applicants must submit a detailed design study at an American university.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English at a level sufficient for the purposes of the research project.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the real value of the project to the scientist, the organization where he / she works, the host country and the U.S. side.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to be an ambassador of culture of Kazakhstan.

As part of the Fulbright program for visiting scholars Kazakh researchers can go to the United States to conduct research at U.S. universities for up to one academic year.

Who can participate in the contest:

  • Applicants must be citizens of Kazakhstan living on the territory of Kazakhstan at the time of application or permanent residents holding appropriate passports issued by Kazakhstan.
  • Applicants must have a degree PhD, candidate or PhD or equivalent professional qualification at the time of application.

The list of specialties:

  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Government
  • Business Administration
  • Journalism
  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • American Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental protection
  • Political science
  • Right
  • TEFL / Applied
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Physics / Astronomy
  • Philosophy
  • Chemistry
  • Economy
  • Linguistics

Criteria:

  • Applicants must submit a detailed design study at an American university.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English at a level sufficient for the purposes of the research project.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the real value of the project to the scientist, the organization where he / she works, the host country and the U.S. side.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to be an ambassador of culture of Kazakhstan. 

Muskie Fellowship Program(Muskie)for people with higher education - a program of the Division of Educational and Cultural Department of State, which is administered by IREX (International Research and Exchanges Board). The program provides an opportunity for people with higher education to receive a master's degree from a U.S. university.

Specialties:

  • business Administration
  • economy
  • government
  • public policy
  • jurisprudence

To participate in the program, you must:

  • be a citizen of Kazakhstan, and live in the country of their citizenship.
  • have completed a diploma of higher education at the time of application;
  • have no major obstacles to theJ-1 visa;
  • have a good knowledge of spoken and written English at the time of application;
  • apply with a complete set of documents required before the submission deadline.

International Association for the Exchange of student internships in engineering IAESTE provides students an opportunity to do an internship in Europe and Australia!
IAESTE program provides professional development in addition to students to improve language skills, plunged language environment.

Criteria:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Education on the engineering profession
  • Knowledge of foreign languages (English, German, etc.)

Opportunities student during the internship:

  • workplace and the head of the practice, after which you get out of your head;
  • financial support in the form of scholarships that cover the cost of accommodation and meals;
  • accommodation (student dormitory or apartment that is provided IAESTE host country);
  • meeting with other student interns;
  • tours in the host country;
  • good training foreign language;
  • acquisition of new friends from all over the world.

Do you want to spend a year in Germany? How about "Au-pair"? As "Au-pair" you expect a friendly atmosphere in a pleasant family. You can get acquainted with the country, its language and culture. 30 hours per week you help in the household and caring for children. You get your own room, free meals and spending money. You can attend language courses and to pursue further education. Having decided to stay in Germany for a year, paid vacation awaits you. You have enough free time to enjoy the stay in Germany. This is a great opportunity to improve language skills, broaden their cultural horizons and education.

Living conditions "Au-pair" in Germany:
Your age from 18 to 24, do you feel confident in the household and child care, you are interested in the culture of other countries, you possess to speak German and are willing to live with a host family for 6-12 months. 

Work & Travel USA gives you a great chance to do an internship at the American enterprise in the U.S. for 3 months and then travel around the country for 30 days. In the program, you can choose a convenient option for you to participate in the program: Independent option or Placement option. Independent is from English."Independent". Under the terms of this program, you find a job, using a variety of sources and contacts:

  • through the participants previously participated in programs Work and Travel;
  • through contacts on the representative;
  • through the Internet.

Placement is from English."Placement". If you want to go to America to work, but do not know how or do not dare to look for work, then this program we find you work invitation depending on the level of English language proficiency and selected priorities in the questionnaire.

Why choose the program Work & Travel USA:

  • independent enterprise search or selection of companies for you
  • tremendous experience and valuable item in your resume
  • tremendous cultural experience
  • acquisition of new friends from all over the world
  • opportunity to travel and explore the U.S.
  • improve their English language skills
  • opportunity to earn money for personal expenses and travel around the country
  • the opportunity to spend the best summer in my life!
  • certificate of participation in exchange programs in the U.S.

The program admits students of full-time faculty at the age of 18-28 years, who speak English.

Program Camp & Travel USA offers training in U.S. summer camps for nine weeks or more. After it ended, you can own to travel the country for 30 days. Depending on your preferences and skills, you can choose for yourself one of two positions in the camp:

  • Leader - a person who works directly with the children. You will teach children a variety of skills to participate with them in numerous activities and games.
  • The wait staff is the person who provides the functionality of the camp, while in the kitchen, laundry, doing repair and cleaning work.

Why choose the program Camp & Travel USA:

  • program is much cheaper as compared to other similar programs
  • Camp paid pocket money, which covers the costs incurred
  • camp provides food and accommodation at their own expense
  • program provides you with free air-ticket
  • tremendous experience and valuable item in the summary
  • tremendous cultural experience and make friends from around the world
  • time to travel and study life in the U.S.
  • opportunity to significantly improve their English skills
  • certificate of participation in exchange programs in the U.S.

The program is open to students of full-time faculty, teachers of any school at the age of 18-28 years, who speak English.

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