Khazar University International Scholarship Program
Deadline for Applications: 17:00 (5:00 PM) Baku time on Saturday, April 15, 2017
I. Program Statement
Khazar University is the first private University in the South Caucasus that started implementing international education programs with English language as a medium of instruction. Pursuant to its policy and service commitments, the University is proud to announce the Khazar University International Scholarship Program for 2017-2018 (further referred to as KUISP) extended to nationals of all countries without any limitation.
II. General Principles
The guiding principles of the program are as follows:
– All foreign citizens are eligible for KUISP.
– KUISP is available for potential students at all schools of the University: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Economics and Management, School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Education.
– Applicants to bachelor, master and PhD programs are eligible to apply for KUISP.
– Every year two scholarships, each covering the cost of the full tuition fee, will be awarded to citizens of each country who apply to Khazar University programs.
– The scholarship is provided for one year subject to prolongation based on the academic performance of the grantee.
– The scholarship covers the cost of the tuition fee for one academic year, but does not cover living, travel or other expenses.
– Khazar University conducts evaluation and the selection of submitted applications via document screening and Skype interviews with shortlisted applicants. The details and the time frame of the selection are specified in the KUISP time schedule (Section IV below).
III. Eligibility Criteria
The successful applicants should meet the following criteria:
– Good academic performance records of the previous education stage (high school, bachelor or master programs)
– Good English language skills. Standardized English language test scores are not compulsory. However, the applicants with standardized scores (valid TOEFL/IELTS scores: expired scores are not accepted) will have competitive advantage. Holders of International Bachelor degree certificates or diplomas from a high school with English as a major medium of instruction do not need a language skill justification document
– Motivated to study at Khazar University
– Good communication skills and sociability
IV. Time Schedule of Application and Selection
KUISP is implemented according to an annually developed and approved implementation plan. Implementation activities, the time scheme and implementing bodies are specified in the table below:
|Admission opens||December, 2016||Khazar University announces the opening of admission for the academic year of 2017 – 2018|
|Announcement of the KUISP||December, 2016||Announcement will be placed on Khazar’s website, International Affairs Office’s Facebook page, and websites of partner universities abroad.|
|Deadline for applications||April 15, 2017,17:00 (5:00 PM) Baku time||Applications may be submitted by e-mail (all required documents should be scanned and attached) or post.|
|Evaluation and selection||April – May, 2017||The Selection Committee established by the University and facilitated by the International Affairs Office staff will decide about scholarship awards.|
|Announcement of selection results||Mid-June, 2017||The selection results will be communicated by e-mail to applicants and partner organizations (Embassies and Universities)|
V. Scholarship Application Procedure
To apply for the KUISP Scholarship, applicants need to fill in and submit:
- Khazar University Application for Admission Form for the selected level of study (Bachelor, Master or PhD) along with all required documents listed in the application form
- KUISP Application Form
Both application forms can be downloaded from Khazar University’s website:
Completed applications should be sent to the International Affairs Office by email or post. Electronic submissions are highly encouraged.
Send your completed KUISP Application Form along with Khazar University Application for Admission Form and all required documents
International Affairs Office
41 Mehseti Street
Baku, AZ1096, Azerbaijan
VI. Application Deadline
Deadline for applications is 17:00 (5:00 PM) Baku time on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
VII. Contact Information
For any questions about the KUISP contact International Affairs Office
Tel.: (+994 12) 421 79 16 (extension 240)
Tel.: (+994 12) 421 17 08