Talap Scholarship


Talap 2022


We are announcing Competition for the award of the Talap scholarship of the Corporate Fund “Social Development Fund” for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD), Executive Doctor of Education (Executive EdD), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programs abroad (hereinafter – the Competition). 

The purpose of the Talap Scholarship (hereinafter – the Scholarship) is to provide targeted training of highly qualified and competitive personnel through the assistance of the Corporate Fund “Social Development Fund” (hereinafter – the Fund) in organizing and financing training programs providing for obtaining a master’s or doctoral degree in full–time and modular training or passing research and professional internships.

For more information, please call: 8 (7172) 70 91 23 (Madina Karimova)  or email sdftalap@nu.edu.kz

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Talap scholarship was introduced in 2012 to provide professional development for employees and teachers at the Nazarbayev University. This scholarship allows young specialists of the University and its organizations to continue their studies under the master’s program, doctoral Ph.D., and postdoctoral studies. After undergoing training at leading world universities, all fellows return to the University community and apply the knowledge and skills acquired, including replenishing the faculty ranks.

Who can apply for a scholarship?

Employees of the University and its organizations with more than two years of experience who independently entered a foreign university under a program related to the priority activities of Nazarbayev University or its organizations.

What do we offer?

The fund provides an opportunity for employees of Nazarbayev University to receive postgraduate education with further training at the University and its organizations.


At a Glance

Since 2012-2022, 61 employees received Talap scholarship


Doctors of PHD (3 of them continue their education)


Master students




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