500 Internships Bolashak Kazakhstani International Program in France

The Republic of Kazakhstan’s Centre for International Programs is pleased to announce the Bolashak scholarship program, offering 500 research internships for Kazakhstani researchers at master’s or PhD level. This initiative aims to support aspiring researchers in pursuing overseas internships, fostering academic and professional development.

Application Deadline: October 13, 2023

Brief Description:

  • Provider: Republic of Kazakhstan’s Centre for International Programs
  • Level: Master’s or PhD level
  • Award: Varies
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 500
  • Nationality: International
  • Location: France

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Kazakhstan
  • Courses: Master’s or PhD level subjects
  • Criteria:
    • Applicants must be Kazakhstani nationals.
    • Open to all French research institutions and organizations.
    • Applicants must hold a master’s or PhD level degree and have at least 3 years of research experience in their field.

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

  • Select one or more researchers and send them a scanned hosting certificate by email, written in English, containing:
    • Candidate’s full name
    • Proposed internship dates
    • Field of research and research title
    • Training fees (if applicable)

Language Requirement:

  • Applicants must meet English language requirements to undertake the internship.


  • Coverage of all expenses related to the research stay in France, including:
    • Living allowance (approx. 1400€/month + 830€–920€/year for study materials)
    • Registration and training fees
    • Insurance
    • International travel
    • Visa fees
    • Training allowance

Note: Award amount may vary.

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