Scholarship programs

[spoiler title="Grants of Fund of a name of Friedrich Nauman for study in Germany"]

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.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Scholarship programs of 2012-2013 DAAD for Kazakhstan"]

Programs for students:

  • Summercollege courses
  • Study tours of student groups
  • Scholarships for high school graduates in the German language (DSDschools)
  • Teaching practice at German universities and enterprises with the support of IAESTE

Program for postgraduate training:

  • Master's degree for all majors
  • ERP-Scholarships for Economics graduates
  • Graduate for professionals from developing countries
  • Scholarships for graduate creative professions and architects
  • Conflict Studies and Management Programme (CSMP) at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt (MSc, PhD)
  • Research Fellow ships for Young Scientists of all
  • (PhD program, and short-term studies)
  • SandwichScholarship DAAD (program PhD)
  • Joint scholarship program DAAD / UCA (program PhD)
  • Joint scholarship program DAAD / OSI (MSc, PhD)

Programs for scientists:

  • Exchange of scientists
  • Repeated participation in the annual contest for the former DAAD scholarship holders
  • Conflict Studies and Management Programme (CSMP) at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt
  • Joint scholarship program DAAD / DLR

General notes:

  • All DAAD scholarship programs may be involved students, teachers and researchers accredited universities and research institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • Apply for a scholarship must contain the appropriate number - depending on the program. Copies of education must be notarized (Some documents can be certified by the university). Attached to the original document certified translation into German or English. Application for participation in the competition is filled in German or English.
  • Deadline - until 31 October 2012. The documents must be submitted either in person at the Information Centre of Almaty DAAD at Pushkin 111/113, Office 18, or send by mail to the Consulate General of Germany in Almaty Ivanilova 2, 050059 Almaty, marked "for the DAAD office in Almaty." Filing directly to the central office DAAD in Bonn is not possible!
  • Competitive selection is made by an independent commission composed of professors of German universities. The main selection criteria are the professional qualifications of the applicant and an assessment of its educational or research project.
  • Official representative of the DAAD in Kazakhstan - Eva Portius, Programme Manager - Tatyana Macovei, Said Taulanova [/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Summer high school courses"]

Стипендия предоставляется для посещения языковых или страноведческих курсов, которые предлагаются немецкими университетами.

Продолжительность: 3 – 4 недели в летние месяцы (июль – сентябрь 2013 г.)

Стипендия включает в себя:

  • 650 €;
  • 200 € для оплаты курса ;
  • 800 € для оплаты транспортных расходов;
  • медицинскую страховку;
  • визовую поддержку.

Условия участия в конкурсе:

  • Учёба на 3 курсе казахстанского вуза. При 5 летнем обучении возможно участие в конкурсе на 4 курсе.
  • Очень хорошие знания немецкого языка / сертификат OnDaF - минимальный уровень B1
  • Для претендентов, не изучающих немецкий язык / германистику:очень хорошие знания по специальности.
  • Претенденты на стипендию должны самостоятельно выбрать курс в немецком университете.

Необходимые документы:

  1. анкета;
  2. автобиография;
  3. мотивационное письмо на участие в выбранном курсе;
  4. одно рекомендательное письмо от преподавателя казахстанского вуза;
  5. заверенная копия или выписка из зачетной книжки с заверенным переводом
  6. результат теста по немецкому языку / OnDaF

Срок подачи документов: 31 октября 2012 г.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Fact-finding trips of student's groups"]

Стипендия даёт возможность группе студентов различных специальностей совершить ознакомительную тематическую поездку в Германию под руководством одного из преподавателей вуза.

Продолжительность: 7 – 12 дней

Стипендия включает в себя:

  • расходы на проживание и питание;
  • медицинскую страховку;
  • визовую поддержку.

Транспортные расходы не оплачиваются!
Группа из 10 – 15 студентов под руководством одного преподавателя.

Необходимые документы:

  1. Анкета (заполняется On-Line)
  2. Cписок участников;
  3. Подробное обоснование участия в программе;
  4. План поездки;
  5. План подготовки к поездке (проведение подготовительных семинаров);
  6. Подтверждение наличия контакта с немецким вузом (приглашение, переписка);
  7. Очень хорошие знания немецкого или английского языков.

Даты подачи заявок:

  • До 01.11.2011 для поездок после 01.03.2012 (решение комиссии в январе 2012);
  • До 01.02.2012 для поездок после 01.06.2012 (решение комиссии в апреле 2012);
  • До 01.05.2012 для поездок после 01.09.2012 (решение комиссии в июле 2012).[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Magistracy for all specialties"]

The scholarship provides an opportunity to study in their own chosen course German University graduate and get a Master's degree.

Duration: 10 - 24 months, depending on the duration of the course offered by the University. The scholarship is awarded to one academic year, and then will be extended depending on the results of training.

The scholarship includes:

  • monthly scholarship of 750 €;
  • Course fee (maximum € 500 per semester);
  • compensation for transport costs;
  • health insurance;
  • visa support.

Conditions of participation:

  • Completion of higher education (bachelor, specialist). To participate in the contest can also final year students;
  • Reasoned statement of professional and personal motives for participation in the program;
  • Good knowledge of German / English (depending on the language of instruction at a German university), confirmed by the language certificate;

Required documents:

  • questionnaire (completed on-line);
  • description of the selected course (Form online www.daad.kz);
  • autobiography;
  • a cover letter;
  • 1 recommendation from the Kazakh teacher (PhD) in the specialty;
  • a certified copy of a certificate of secondary education with a certified translation;
  • certified copy of the certificate or record book with a certified translation;
  • confirmation of an internship (if any);
  • test results in German or English (OnDaF / TOEFL / IELTS).

Deadline: October 31, 2012 Results of the examination of documents will be announced in May 2013 [/spoiler]

[spoiler title="ERP grants for graduates of economic specialties"]

This scholarship provides an opportunity Economics graduates to study in their own chosen course graduate German university.

Duration: 2 years (beginning - winter semester 2012). Assistance will be given for one academic year, and then will be extended depending on the performance for 1 year.

The scholarship includes:

  • monthly scholarship of 750 €;
  • Course fee (maximum € 500 per semester);
  • compensation for transport costs;
  • health insurance;
  • visa support.

Conditions of participation:

  • Complete economic education (bachelor, graduate) at the start of training on ERP-software.
  • Reasoned statement of professional and personal motives for participation in the program.
  • Good knowledge of German or English, confirmed by linguistic diploma.
  • In the event of a competitor grants to start learning (01.10.2011) must be submitted to the German DAAD university confirmation of enrollment (Zulassungsbescheid). Otherwise, the scholarship is revoked!

Required documents:

  • application;
  • autobiography;
  • a cover letter;
  • description of the selected course (Form online www.daad.kz);
  • One recommendation from a teacher with a degree;
  • a certified copy of the certificate of a certified translation;
  • extract from the record book or a certified copy of the diploma with a certified translation;
  • Language certificate (German - TestDaF / OnDaF, English - TOEFL / IELTS);
  • description of work experience (if any);
  • list of publications (if available).

Deadline: October 31, 2012 Results of the examination of documents will be announced in May 2013 [/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Grants for graduates of higher education institutions of creative specialties and architects"]

The scholarship provides an opportunity to receive training (without a diploma) in the German university specialties: design, film, music, architecture, sculpture, acting, directing, dance / choreography.

Duration: 1 academic year. In exceptional cases, the scholarship may be renewed.

The scholarship includes:

  • monthly scholarship of 750 €;
  • compensation for the cost of travel;
  • health insurance;
  • visa support.

Conditions of participation:

  • Scholarship is only possible if all possibilities of professional development are in Kazakhstan.
  • It is desirable that the final exams at the university majoring in Kazakhstan were commissioned no earlier than 6 years before applying for the scholarship.
  • Letter of acceptance to the University receiving the applicant for training.

Required documents:

  • application;
  • autobiography;
  • a cover letter;
  • 1 recommendation from trainers in Kazakhstan;
  • a certified copy of a certificate of secondary education with a certified translation;
  • certified copy of the certificate or record book with a certified translation;
  • confirmation of an internship (if any);
  • Language certificate (German - TestDaF / OnDaF, English - TOEFL / IELTS)
  • creative works.

 

Deadline: October 31, 2012 Results of the examination of documents will be announced in May 2013.

Before applying for must always be consulted with respect to the filing DAAD office in Almaty! [/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Research grants for young scientific all specialties"]

Scholarship gives young scientists the opportunity to study or to do an internship in a German university or research institute in order to:

  • further PhD in Kazakhstan "Sandwich Scholarship";
  • further PhD in Germany;
  • Training without a thesis.

Duration:

  • 1 - 10 months in the case of training, according to the research plan.
  • 3 years for PhD in Germany.

The scholarship is awarded to one academic year, and then will be extended depending on the results of training. The decision on the duration of the scholarship shall be awarded by a selection committee DAAD.

The scholarship includes:

  • monthly scholarship of 750 € for Master graduates; 1.000 € for doctoral students;
  • compensation for the cost of travel;
  • Additional training fees in case of a scholarship duration 6 months;
  • health insurance;
  • visa support.

In some cases, the fellows (the duration of scholarship than 6 months) are provided language courses.

Conditions of participation:

  • Certificate, master, PhD status and, in exceptional cases, the bachelor. Period after graduation should not exceed, as a rule, 6 years old at the time of filing.
  • Time after defending his doctoral thesis / PhD should not exceed, as a rule, two years at the time of filing.
  • For doctoral dissertation defense planning in Kazakhstan - the consent of the University. The term of study at the doctoral must not exceed 3 years at the time of filing.
  • Written confirmation of the German University is for inviting scientific management internship.
  • A detailed description of the research intentions with detailed research plan agreed with the inviting German university.
  • Good knowledge of German or English (in agreement with the university).
  • Applicants, who have lived in Germany for more than one year at the time of filing in Germany, cannot participate in the competition.

Required documents:

  • application;
  • autobiography;
  • detailed and specific research purposes;
  • Visiting professor of German university;
  • Two recommendations from professors in the specialty;
  • certified copy of the matriculation certificate with a certified translation;
  • a certified copy of a diploma from a certified translation;
  • for doctoral / PhD students - proof of student status;
  • Language certificate (German - TestDaF / OnDaF, English - TOEFL / IELTS)
  • list of publications;
  • information about the conduct of practice (if any).

Deadline: October 31, 2012 Results of the examination of documents will be announced in May 2013[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Joint DAAD/UCA scholarship program (PhD program)"]

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.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="The joint DAAD/OSI scholarship program for 2013/2014 academic year (competition by fall of 2012)"]

Purpose: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Open Society Institute (Open Society Institute) will hold a joint scholarship program for graduate students and young researchers in the humanities, social sciences and public in Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Moldova and Ukraine. Scholarships are for study at Masters, PhD dissertation and research internships at German universities.

Specialties: political science, sociology, international relations, law, economics, management organizations, management in education, philosophy.
In some cases, applications may be considered for other majors in the humanities and social sciences.

Receive scholarships in the following areas:

  • Scholarships for Masters degree (Master program in one or two years)
  • Scholarships for thesis defense PhD (3 years)
  • Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (Candidate of Science, and 2 times in 3 months)

Scholarship "Exchange of scientists"

Scholarship gives Kazakh scientists to implement a research project at a German university.

Duration: 1 - 3 months, depending on the research agenda in the period from June 1, 2012.

The scholarship includes:

  • monthly scholarship of 1.840 € for assistant professors and young; 1.990 € for professors;
  • compensation for the cost of travel;
  • visa support.

Conditions of participation:

  • PhD / PhD.
  • Place of work in the Kazakh university or research university.
  • Reasonable and well-planned research project coordinated by Professor of German high school on time and content.
  • Written confirmation of the inviting German university.
  • Confirmation of release from work for the duration of the project at a German university.
  • For alumni DAAD - a minimum period of 3 years from the end of the previous grant.

Required documents:

  • application;
  • autobiography, detailed and specific research purposes;
  • list of publications;
  • work plan with time and location of the project;
  • specific invitation of a German university professor
  • Copy of diploma / certificate PhD with a certified translation

Deadline: October 31, 2012 Results of the examination of documents will be announced in April 2013
[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Grant Exchange of scientists"]

Стипендия даёт казахстанским учёным возможность реализовать исследовательский проект в немецком вузе.

Продолжительность: 1 – 3 месяца в зависимости от исследовательского плана в срок с 1 июня 2012.

Стипендия включает в себя:

  • ежемесячную стипендию в размере 1.840 € для ассистентов и молодых доцентов; 1.990 € для профессоров;
  • компенсацию расходов на дорогу;
  • визовую поддержку.

Условия участия в конкурсе:

  • Степень кандидата наук / PhD.
  • Место работы в казахстанском университете или научно-исследовательском университете.
  • Обоснованный и хорошо спланированный исследовательский проект, согласованный с профессором немецкого вуза по времени и содержанию.
  • Письменное подтверждение приглашающего немецкого университета.
  • Подтверждение освобождения с места работы на время проведения проекта в немецком университете.
  • Для бывших стипендиатов DAAD - срок не менее 3 лет с момента окончания предыдущей стипендии.

Необходимые документы:

  • заявление;
  • автобиография;подробное и точное описание исследовательских намерений;
  • список публикаций;
  • план работ с указанием времени и места проведения проекта;
  • конкретное приглашение профессора из германского университета
  • копия диплома / удостоверения кандидата наук с заверенным переводом

Срок подачи документов: 31 октября 2012 г. Об итогах рассмотрения документов будет сообщено в апреле 2013 г.
Перед подачей заявки внимательно изучите подробную информацию о программе и требованиях к документам на сайте www.daad.kz[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Grants Copernicus"]

Scholarships for one semester in Berlin and Munich.

Conditions of participation:

  • students a specific legal, and social and humanitarian work.
  • complete at least four semesters in the university.
  • good or excellent results.
  • good knowledge of German.
  • social activity.

The scholarship includes:

  • 4-month training at the University of Germany.
  • Two-month practice at the firmor company.
  • Home stay.
  • Payment off lights, visa, travel insurance and public transport.
  • Monthly pocket money.

Start date:

  • October 1, 2012(Deadline March 1,2012);
  • April 1, 2013(deadline for applications until September 1,2012).[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Chevening scholarship"]

CheveningScholarship program offers talented professionals a unique opportunity to take a course or do a short-term research in the UK.
Cheveningscholarships uniqueness is that the total amount of funding can pay not only training in the selected college scholarship for 12 months (full-time), but also live in the UK during this period.

You can:

  • Master's degree in the UK
  • To get a unique experience in a multinational environment
  • A course of study (12 months) or short-run research (minimum3 months).

Priority areas:

  • government
  • International relations
  • political science
  • human rights
  • jurisprudence
  • Economy and trade
  • Climate change, environmental research, energy security, renewable energy
  • Architecture and urban planning
  • journalism
  • Fulbright Program

Fulbright to study master allows graduates and young professionals to obtain a master's degree in the U.S.

The list of specialties for the Masters degree is very broad. This list does not include business administration, economics, law, health professions, public administration and public policy.

Conditions of participation:

  • Citizens of Kazakhstan residing in Kazakhstan at the time of application, and permanent residents holding a valid passport issued by Kazakhstan.
  • Applicants who have a higher education degree and with at least U.S. bachelor's degree.

Grant benefits:

  • Support a visa J-1
  • Tuition fee
  • Health insurance
  • Monthly stipend
  • Payment of the cost of textbooks, etc.
  • A trip to both sides

Criteria:

  • Applicants must have a high level of English language proficiency sufficient to study in the U.S. Program of the Judiciary.
  • Applicants should have a good academic standing.
  • Candidates should have a minimum TOEFL-sufficient results and GRE.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a high level of motivation and serious intentions to successfully implement the program and leadership potential to return home.

[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Fulbright Program"]

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.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Program of Fulbrayt for teachers of English (FLTA)"]

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. [/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Edmund Muskie"]

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.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Research training in Germany"]

Duration - 1- 3 months. Scholarship takes effect on or after 1 June 2013.

Conditions of participation:

  • academic degree (minimum -PhD);
  • work in a university or research institute;
  • preference is given to applicants who in the last three years were not on academic probation in Germany more than one month;
  • detailed and accurate description of the intentions that have been discussed with the professor of German;
  • specific invitation to the German professor, which refers to the intention of the study, indicating the time of the research.

Required documents:

  • application with a photograph;
  • autobiography;
  • detailed and specific research purposes;
  • list of publications;
  • work plan with time and place;
  • a copy of the Ph.D. degree;
  • specifically invited professors from Germany.

Attention! With this program the scholarship pays for travel independently[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Research grants for graduate students of all specialties"]

Duration - 1-6 months (short-term fellowships) or 10 months (annual scholarship).

Scholarship only for research to protect thesis in the home country, without obtaining certificate of education, with no right of renewal.
Possible extension of the period for scholarships thesis. The scholarship comes into force on 1 October 2013.

Conditions of participation:

  • An applicant for a grant must have the status of graduate student or applicant. Take part in the competition as young scientists (PhD).
  • Preference is given to applicants who aspire to careers in science.
  • Knowledge of language: in the humanities, as well as in law, economics and sociology. Applicants must have a good basic knowledge of the German language to the top of the competition. If necessary DAAD funding 2 - 4-month language course in the annual scholarship.
  • The documents for the grant (or no later than the deadline for receiving documents) must be accompanied by visiting professors from Germany. Statements without invitations have no chance! The invitation should be called the time referenced in the invitation.

The application must include a detailed and accurate description of research plans. From the description it should be clear that the candidate knows the state of research and knowledge, along with professional know the methods. Must be proof that the study was discussed with the professor from Germany.

Required documents:

  • application with a photograph;
  • autobiography;
  • detailed and specific research purposes;
  • visiting professors from Germany;
  • Two recommendations from professors in the specialty;
  • educational certificates (certified copies of a certified translation);
  • matriculation;
  • diploma;
  • for graduate students / applicants: confirmation of the graduate school;
  • certificate of language proficiency (if required the applicant may be invited to a language test);
  • if necessary, a list of publications;
  • if necessary, proof of an internship.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Research grants for young scientists"]
(Candidate of Science, and 2 times in 3 months)

Specialties: political science, sociology, international relations, law, economics, management organizations, management of education, public health, philosophy.
In some cases, applications may be considered for other majors in the humanities and social sciences.

Conditions of participation:

  • Position PhD.
  • Willingness to accept new content in teaching and research,
  • interest in establishing contacts with German professors.

Required documents:

  • Statement with a photograph;
  • Biography in a table
  • A detailed description of the research project
  • The work plan
  • Confirmation of degree
  • List of publications
  • Invitation German professor
  • A copy of the diploma, certified and notarized translation
  • A copy of a high school diploma, certified and notarized translation
  • Certificate of proficiency in German or English (if applicable)

Knowledge of the language for teaching or research in Germany, good language skills are essential, so all applicants must pass the test. To improve the language skills to all the fellows will be offered two-month German language course in Kazakhstan and, if necessary, two or four-month course in Germany. It is recommended as soon as possible to begin the study of German (or English)!

Application deadline is October 31, 2012.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Practice abroad IAESTE"]

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.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Au-Pair"]

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. [/spoiler]

[spoiler title="WORK&TRAVEL USA"]

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.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title="Camp&Travel USA"]

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.[/spoiler]

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