U.S. CAEF Full-Ride Enterprise Student Fellowship Program in the United States

Application Deadline: January 13, 2020

Brief Description

  • Organization: the American University of Central Asia and U.S.-Central Asian Education Fund (U.S.-CAEF)
  • Department: The US Department of State
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: Full Ride
  • Access Mode: Online or Paper Application
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: Citizens of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan may apply
  • The award can be taken in the United States


  • Eligible Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded for undergraduate level studies in business administration, economics, applied mathematics, informatics, and software engineering in the context of entrepreneurship and economic development at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Have citizenship of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
  • Have high academic results, professional abilities and leadership potential in the field of business
  • Demonstrate a reasonable need for financial support
  • Have a strong desire to stay in the region at the end of the program to contribute to the development of entrepreneurship and economic growth in Central Asia
  • Be prepared to begin university studies in the fall of 2020
  • AUCA University students can not apply for participation in the program, regardless of their speciality

How to Apply

How to Apply: Applicants are required to be accepted as full-time students at AUCA by submitting an online admission application being awarded for the Enterprise Student Fellowships. Note: Applicants must submit AUCA application and U.S.-CAEF award application separately.

There are two ways to submit an application for U.S.-CAEF grant as the following:

  1. Online application: The name you use in the application must match exactly the name on the identification document (ID) or passport.
  2. Paper application: Bring or mail two sets of your application (1 original and 1 photocopy) and 1 set of financial documents to the American Councils office in your home country (address mentioned in the application form).
  • Supporting Documents: Assemble all required documents in the Exact order as given: A copy of your completed and signed application, a profile photo, official transcripts, two recommendation letters, copies of TOEFL/IELTS, SAT or ACT score reports, financial statement, and mandatory financial documents (financial aid documents).
  • Entry Requirements: Applicants must meet all entry requirements for AUCA.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English and must have TOEFL/IELTS certificates.


2020-2021 U.S.-CAEF awards will provide all the following benefits:

  • Full Tuition for Four-Years of Study
  • Housing & Living Costs
  • Travel Costs
  • Academic Advising & Support

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