This program is designed as an effective and structured visiting scholars program that supports international scholars from Kazakhstan in building knowledge and capacity in research methods and innovative teaching approaches.
This is a custom program that includes, intensive schedule of academic seminars and workshops, on and off campus activities, and individualized time for research planning.
This program is offered within the framework of “500 scholars’ program” of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Kazakhstan. It is our understanding that you will receive financial support through the “500 scholars fellowship program” and your own personal funds.
August 26, 2024 to December 20, 2024
What I will miss when I return to my country is definitely the people we met in Minnesota. From the very first day we were surrounded by care and attention. Wherever I went, I received very helpful advice and a warm welcome. I have met extremely supportive and generous people at the university, student centers, rental office, parks, grocery stores, bus stations, churches and mosques.
The program supports scholars in these areas:
Designed as a cohort model with individualized experiences, each scholar will participate in organized seminars, workshops, field experiences, and projects and will work individually to develop an individualized research plan. Additionally, scholars will prepare and present their research plan.
To apply for the 2024-2025 CEHD Visiting scholars short-term program, please complete the application form following the below link:
No. Our program is designed as a cohort model with individualized experiences. Thus, we are not able to adjust the program start and end dates.
You can complete the application form now. However, your application is only complete once you submit your English level proficiency test (IELTS, TOEFL, or Duolingo). In the application, you will be asked to provide the approximate dates you will take these tests. You will have to email the test results as soon as you have them to be considered for the program.
No, currently we can only support scholars in the areas listed on our website.