The purpose of the grant is to support young scientists and students to improve their qualifications, conduct testing of the received results from research, assistance in accessing Kazakhstani young scientists and students to domestic and international information and academic resources, promote the strengthening of interregional ties between research and educational institutions.
Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Leader of the Nation established the following grants:
Travel grant to participate in scientific conference (seminar, congress) – for researchers;
Travel grant for the passage of scientific training – for researchers;
Student travel grants to participate in scientific conference (seminar, congress) – for students.
The grant amount includes the costs of travel and stay for no more than two weeks (14 calendar days).
Grants are distributed on the basis of competitive selection.
Competitive selection of applications is carried out by competition commission in the following areas:
1. Physics, mathematics, engineering sciences;
2. Ecology, earth sciences, agricultural sciences;
3. Chemistry, technology, engineering sciences;
4. Medicine and Biology;
5. Social Sciences and Humanities.
To participate in the competition are allowed:
Scientists (those working in the scientific organization, higher education institution or research unit organization), having an academic degree (Candidate of Science or Doctor of Science or Doctor of Philosophy (a PhD), Doctor by profile), not older than 40 years who are citizens of Kazakhstan, actively involved in research and development;
High school students of graduate courses (Master, Bachelor degrees).