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Scholarships for newly admitted students

Scholarship program for 2021-2022 academic year
for KIMEP University applicants















Dr.Bang Educational Foundation Scholarship

The scholarship covers tuition fees for any KIMEP University undergraduate program. Students coming from outside Almaty will get free accommodation in KIMEP Residence Hall in the Fall and Spring semesters, as well as monthly stipend payments of KZT 81 400 during the Fall and Spring semesters. Only tuition fees are covered by the scholarship for those who are registered as residents of Almaty city and live here.

Scholarship duration: 4 academic years

Citizenship: Kazakhstan

Deadline for accepting the application and the required documents package: JULY 21, 2021

Total number of scholarships: 35

Number of scholarships by regions:

  • 1 scholarship for Akmola region
  • 2 scholarships for Aktobe region
  • 4 scholarships for Almaty region
  • 1 scholarship for Atyrau region
  • 1 scholarship for West Kazakhstan region
  • 2 scholarships for Zhambyl region
  • 2 scholarships for the Karaganda region
  • 1 scholarship for Kostanai region
  • 2 scholarships for Kyzylorda region
  • 2 scholarships for Mangystau region
  • 1 scholarship for Pavlodar region
  • 1 scholarship for the Northern Kazakhstan region
  • 6 scholarships for the Turkestan region
  • 2 scholarships for the Eastern Kazakhstan region
  • 2 scholarships for the city of Nur-Sultan
  • 3 scholarships for the city of Almaty
  • 2 scholarships for the city of Shymkent

Selection criteria:
– 2021 graduates of secondary schoolsб belonging to the categories of socially vulnerable citizens listed in the Enactment #64 of the Government chapter #1 of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of January 25, 2008 and registered in the automated database of the relevant organizations;
– excellent English proficiency: KEPT 80 and above or IELTS 5.5 and above or Duolingo 85 and above or TOEFL 70 and above;
– the average grade of the secondary school completion certificate – 5.00 out of 5.00;
– the highest UNT score (minimum 100 out of 140 points or equivalent).

Additional consideration is given to:
– secondary school completion certificate with “Altyn Belgi” distinction;
– certificates for prizes in Olympiads of the international and / or republican level for the last 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011);
– average score of secondary school record of 5 to 11 grades, etc. (by request).

How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education with its supplement.
5. Upload the UNT certificate to the portal.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. Upload to the portal a reference certificate of the established form, signed by a social pedagogue and certified by the school (download the certificate form).
8. You can apply for the scholarship at the University Website.

Results:
The results of scholarships distributions will be published on August 10, 2021 on the Financial Aid web-page in the Results section.

Awardees will receive an information letter to the email specified in the online application for admission.

Important:
KIMEP University does not guarantee scholarships or financial support to all applicants. The university reserves a right to change the conditions, criteria, volume, as well as the order of distribution and provision of financial support. This scholarship does not cover fees, fines, Residence Hall and Library deposits, etc.

The Financial Aid Office is responsible for annual distribution of KIMEP internal scholarships to all incoming and current university students, and also advises students on issues of financial support to the university from companies, foundations and other sponsors.

To receive the detailed information, please contact the Financial Aid Office:
finaid@kimep.kz
Tel: +7 (727) 270 43 16
WhatsApp: +7 (707) 970 43 16

Kazakhstan 2050 Scholarship

Scholarship covers: 100% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 4 academic years (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 5
Citizenship: Kazakhstan
Selection criteria:
– 2021 high school graduates;
– excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / Duolingo 85 / KEPT 80);
– high school GPA – 5.00 out of 5.00;
– UNT score – min 100 out of 140 or equivalent.
Additional criteria:
– “Altyn Belgi” distinction;
– certificates of winners of international and/or republican level Olympiads within the recent 3 years, which must be approved according to the order #514 of MES RK from December 7, 2011;
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education (attestat) with its supplement.
5. Upload the UNT certificate to the portal.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: July 8, 2021

Scholarships for citizens of Central Asian Countries

Scholarship covers: 100% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 4 academic years (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 12 scholarships only for programs “Accounting and Audit”, “Finance”, “Information Systems”, “Management”, “Marketing”
Citizenship: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Selection criteria:
– high/vocational school graduates of 2020 and 2021 years;
– excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / Duolingo 85 / KEPT 80);
– high/vocational school GPA – 4.50 and above out of 5.00 (attestat).
Additional criteria:
– academic merits of national or international level within the recent 3 years;
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education (attestat) with its supplement.
5. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years.
6. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: 18 July, 2021


Kazenergy Association Scholarship

Sponsor of Scholarship: Kazenergy Association
Scholarship covers: 100% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year
Quantity: total ~5~10 for undergraduate and graduate applicants
Citizenship: Kazakhstan
Application is here: kazenergy.com
To receive a certificate from the place of study and a document confirming the cost of study: a.kazimov@kimep.kz, 8(727)270-42-27
Application deadline: from July 15, 2021

Contact phone: 8(7172)79-49-75
E-mail: candidate@kazenergy.com

Nursultan Nazarbayev Scholarship

Scholarship covers: 100% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 20
Citizenship: Kazakhstan
Selection Criteria:
– 2021 high school graduates;
– excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / Duolingo 85 / KEPT 80);
– high school GPA – 5.00 out of 5.00;
– UNT score – min 100 out of 140 or equivalent.
Additional Criteria:
– “Altyn Belgi” distinction;
– certificates of winners of international and/or republican level Olympiads within the recent 3 years, which must be approved according to the order #514 of MES RK from December 7, 2011;
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education (attestat) with its supplement.
5. Upload the UNT certificate to the portal.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: July 8, 2021

«Altyn Belgi» Scholarship

Scholarship covers: 50% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 25
Citizenship: any
Selection Criteria:
– 2021 Kazakhstani high school graduates;
– “Altyn Belgi” certificate;
– UNT score – min 100 out of 140 or equivalent.
Additional criteria:
– the highest level of English proficiency;
– certificates of winners of international and/or republican level Olympiads within the recent 3 years, which must be approved according to the order #514 of MES RK from December 7, 2011;
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
Application deadline: July 8, 2021

Scholarship for programs BACS, BAFL, BATS

Scholarship covers: 50% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 2 for each program (BACS – Cognitive Sciences, BAFL – Two Foreign Languages, BATS – Translation Studies)
Citizenship: Kazakhstan
Selection criteria:
– 2021 high school graduates;
– excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / Duolingo 85 / KEPT 80);
– high school GPA – 4.50 out of 5.00;
– UNT score – min 70 out of 140 or equivalent.
Additional criteria:
– “Altyn Belgi” distinction;
– certificates of winners of international and/or republican level Olympiads within the recent 3 years, which must be approved according to the order #514 of MES RK from December 7, 2011;
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education (attestat) with its supplement.
5. Upload the UNT certificate to the portal.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: July 8, 2021

«Honor Class» Scholarship

Scholarship covers: 25% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 10
Citizenship: Kazakhstan
Selection Criteria:
– 2021 high school graduates;
– excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / Duolingo 85 / KEPT 80);
– high school GPA – 5.00 out of 5.00;
– UNT score – min 100 out of 140 or equivalent.
Additional criteria:
– “Altyn Belgi” distinction;
– certificates of winners of international and/or republican level Olympiads within the recent 3 years, which must be approved according to the order #514 of MES RK from December 7, 2011;
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education (attestat) with its supplement.
5. Upload the UNT certificate to the portal.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: July 8, 2021

«Koktem» Scholarship

Scholarship covers: 50% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 5 for all programs except “Accounting and Audit”, “Finance”, “Information Systems”, “Management”, “Marketing”
Citizenship: Kazakhstan
Selection Criteria:
– graduates of colleges 2021; high-school graduates of International school 2021 and Kazakhstani school graduates of previous years of graduation; non-degree students;
– excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / Duolingo 85 / KEPT 80);
– high/vocational school GPA – min 50%;
– UNT score – min 50%;
– non-degree KIMEP students should have a GPA of 3.50 and above;
– less than 12 credits earned for KIMEP students.
Additional criteria:
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education (attestat) with its supplement.
5. Upload the UNT certificate to the portal.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: July 18, 2021

Scholarship for students transferring from other universities and reinstatement students

Scholarship covers: 50% coverage of tuition
Important! Deposits and fees (dormitory and library), as well as compulsory fees (student, medical, etc.) are not covered by scholarship
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 5 for all programs except “Accounting and Audit”, “Finance”, “Information Systems”, “Management”, “Marketing”
Citizenship: any
Selection Criteria:
– good English proficiency requiring only one Foundation English course “A” (IELTS 4.5 / TOEFL IBT 57 / Duolingo 65 / KEPT 51);
– study in Fall 2020 and / or Spring 2021;
– overall GPA of the previous university – min 50%;
– high/vocational school GPA – min 50%;
Additional criteria:
– other criteria if required by Financial Aid Office (English level, high school GPA for 5-11(12) grades, interview, etc.).
How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of the certificate of general secondary education with its supplement.
5. Upload the transcript with grades from previous university.
6. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates for prizes at Republican and / or international Olympiads and competitions received over the past 3 years (in accordance with the Order #514 of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of December 7, 2011).
7. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
Application deadline: July 18, 2021

Scholarships for Graduate programs

Scholarship covers: 50% coverage of tuition
Duration: 2021-2022 academic year (cannot be extended)
Quantity: 2 for each program, except CSS college. For CSS college (Economics, International Journalism, International Relations, Public and Municipal Administration) per 4 for each program
Citizenship: any
Application deadline: July 18, 2021

Selection criteria:

  • CV;
  • Excellent English proficiency requiring no KIMEP University Foundation Courses (IELTS 4.5 / TOEFL IBT 70 / KEPT 60);
  • Essay with 500-1000 words in English (the topic of the essay is available in Scholarship application);
  • Portfolio:
    – number of additional degree diplomas;
    – work experience confirmed by official document (confirmation certificate from a work place, employment record, etc.);
    – number of professional publications in academic journals and professional magazines, etc.;
    – certificates for extracurricular achievements.
  • Results of state program exams are “pass/fail” option

Additional criteria may be defined if necessary.

How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. If you have IELTS/TOEFL certificates, download valid copies or take KEPT – an online test of English proficiency at KIMEP University.
4. Upload to the portal a copy of all dimplomas with their transcripts.
5. Upload to the portal a CV.
6. Upload the official document, that proof work experience to the portal.
7. Upload professional publications in academic journals and professional magazines to the portal.
8. Upload to the portal the available copies of certificates of extracurricular achievements.
9. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.
10. Write an Essay in the Scholarship Application form.

Scholarship applications Evaluation Details
The Scholarship distribution is based on the highest number of points out of 100, scored by evaluating all of rating: English – 10%, portfolio – 30%, essay – 60%.

English Proficiency (maximum weight = 10%) KEPT/TOEFL are also acceptable in scores corresponding to the below IELTS levels (but not less than 4.0 in each section).

  • IELTS 4.5-5.0 = 2%;
  • IELTS 5.5-6.0 = 4%;
  • IELTS 6.5-7.0 = 6%;
  • IELTS 7.5-8.0 = 8%;
  • IELTS 8.5-9.0 = 10%;

Essay (maximum weight = 60%)
Two faculty members from each program evaluate the uploaded essays for the content/idea giving 50% out of possible 60% and the rest 10% for English;

Portfolio (maximum weight = 30%):
– number of additional degree diplomas:

  • No = 0%
  • one and more = 6%

– work experience confirmed by official document (confirmation certificate from a work place, employment record, etc.):

  • No = 0%;
  • less than 1 year = 2%;
  • from 1 to 2 years = 4%;
  • from 2 to 3 years = 6%;
  • 3 years and more = 8%

– professional publications in academic journals and professional magazines (to be confirmed by the Colleges – valid or not valid):

  • No = 0%
  • one = 4%;
  • two and more = 8%

– extracurricular achievements (to be confirmed by the Colleges – valid or not valid):

  • No = 0%
  • 1 and more = 8%

In tie cases quality of publications and graduated University will be considered by Colleges.

Important: Outstanding candidates will be awarded based on decision of the KIMEP University Committee. The KIMEP University reserves a right to amend the conditions, criteria, and order of allocating and granting the financial aid/scholarship, as well as not to award scholarships based on decision of the KIMEP University Committee. In case of necessity, additional criteria may be set (e.g. interview, etc.). KIMEP University scholarships do not cover fees, fines, dormitory, library, etc.

PhD scholarships

For 2021-2022 academic year KIMEP University offers PhD scholarships for:

Application deadline: August 1, 2021
For detailed information please contact Tashanova Lazzat, BCB Graduate Program Manager:
E-mail: bcb-graduate@kimep.kz
Contact phone: +7 (727) 270-44-40 (ext 2356)

Application deadline: August 1, 2021

For detailed information about program, please contact Kamila Mussina, CSS Program Coordinator:
E-mail: css_coordinator@kimep.kz
Contact phone: +7 (727) 270-42-12 (ext 3266)

Application deadline: August 1, 2021

For detailed information about program, please contact Mariya Nurdinova, CHE Program Coordinator:
E-mail: vmariya@kimep.kz
Contact phone: +7 (727) 237-47-64 (ext 2654)

How to apply for the scholarship:
1. Fill in an online application form at the Applicant Portal.
2. Upload an electronic copy of the state ID card to the portal.
3. Upload valid IELTS/TOEFL certificates.
4. Upload to the portal all necessary documents to be admitted on selected Phd program.
5. You can apply for the scholarship at the Scholarship Application form.

Annual Scholarship FINCAD “Women in Finance”

External partner: FINCAD
Scholarship covers: The scholarship is an award of 20’000$ with 50% of the award being paid directly to the winner and the remaining 50% being paid to the educational institution to directly assist with tuition
Citizenship: any
Eligibility criteria:
Graduate-level program in Finance with an emphasis on finance, particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/or financial risk management.
Applications are welcomed from female citizens of all countries who are enrolled in a post-graduate program at a university accredited by the national or international body approved for that purpose in the country where the university is situated. You must be enrolled and attending the program on a full-time basis during the 2021-2022 academic year
Application and detailed information is here: FINCAD
Application deadline: June 30, 2021