The Nazarbayev University stipend
The Nazarbayev University Stipend is awarded to students studying under the “Nazarbayev University” educational grant, in accordance with the procedures established by the Regulations on stipend support provision to the students of the autonomous organization of education “Nazarbayev University”.
The amount of the Nazarbayev University Stipend is determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Nazarbayev University Stipend is awarded to NUFYP students and doctoral students for the whole period of study and is paid on a monthly basis.
During the first semester of study the Nazarbayev University Stipend is awarded to bachelor and master students unconditionally and is paid on a monthly basis.
In the following semesters, the Nazarbayev University Stipend is awarded to bachelor and master students by the results of the examination session in accordance with criteria for awarding and paying the Nazarbayev University Stipend and is paid monthly.
Criteria for awarding and paying the Nazarbayev University stipend
Category of students
Type of stipend
Center for Preparatory Studies
For the whole period
Stipend for CPS students – 17 807 tenge
School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
GPA 3,67 and above
Increased stipend for undergraduate students – 24 091 tenge
GPA 2,33 – 3,66
Stipend for undergraduate students– 20 949 tenge
Graduate school of business, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Education
GPA 3,0 and above
Stipend for master students-100 000 tenge
|School of Science and Technology, School of Engineering, Graduate School of Public Policy, |
School of Medicine, School of Mining and Geosciences
GPA 2,67 and above
|School of Medicine:|
Doctor of Medicine Program
“Pass” in all courses
|School of Engineering,|
Graduate School of Education
For the whole period
Stipend for PhD students – 81 998 tenge
The stipend of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The Stipend of the President of the RK is awarded to bachelor students starting from 3rd year and master students starting from 2nd year with “excellent” grades (A, A-), who study either on the basis of the Nazarbayev University educational grant or on a paid basis. The Stipend of the President of the RK is paid out of the republican budget funds in the amount and manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Stipend of the President of the RK is awarded by the decision of the President of the University, on the basis of the Stipend Committee recommendations and approval of the Academic Council of the University.
Transport compensation is paid to foundation year program students, undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate (bachelor degree) and graduate (master’s) students receive transport compensation twice a year in February and June. Foundation year program students receive transport compensation once a year in February. Alumni students receive transport compensation once a year.
Other types of stipends
In addition, there are other types of stipends available. Nominal and other stipends are established by government agencies, legal entities and individuals. The amount, terms and conditions of stipends are established by their founders. For the most up to date information on stipend opportunities, please refer to Bursar’s office: work phone: + 7 (7172) 70 66 20, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.