Azerbaijan Scholarship

The Scholarship Programme for the citizens of the OIC and the NAM member countries

Brief information

“The Educational Grant Programme for the Citizens of the Member Countries of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation” and “The Educational Grant Programme for the Citizens of the Member Countries of the Non-Aligned Movement” was approved by the orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 6, 2017 and on January 10, 2018, respectively

Programmes provide an opportunity for selected 40 candidates on annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at

  • Preparatory courses
  • Undergraduate, graduate
  • Doctoral
  • General medicine/residency programmes
What does the scholarship covers?
  • Tuition fees
  • International flight (once in a year, economy class)
  • Monthly allowance (800 AZN, includes meals, accommodation and cost of utilities)
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa and registration cost
Who can apply?
  • Citizens of the OIC and the NAM member countries
  • For undergraduate and general medicine programmes – citizens younger than 25
  • For graduate and residency programmes -citizens younger than 30
  • For doctoral programmes -citizens younger than 40
Selection procedures and results

The selection process will cover two stages:

  • Review of the relevant documents
  • Interviews (online/Skype)
  • The candidates will be informed about the results by early July, 2020

Note: Universities will get in touch with the shortlisted applicants for institutional admission procedures.

Submission of Application

The candidates must:

  • be officially nominated by respective state entities of their country (Ministries, Embassies, etc.) to the Embassies or to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The application deadline is February 15, 2020

Required Documents
  • Completed application form
  • Diplomas or Transcripts from prior High School or University studies
  • Copy of Passport
  • Document on general health status (including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C tests)
  • CV or Resume
  • Motivation Letter
  • Proof of English Proficiency (for programmes in foreign languages: for undergraduate programmes IELTS 5, TOEFL 40, for other programmes IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 50)

Note: All documents must be translated into English or Russian and notarized.