On behalf of the University of Bristol, I would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the Bolashaq International Programme on their 30th anniversary. It is our privilege to maintain such a longstanding and valuable partnership dating back to 2007, which has opened doors to almost 200 Bolashaq scholars to pursue studies at our university.
Bolashaq scholars are valuable members of our student community making positive contributions across our institution, not only in their academic disciplines, but also contributing to the cultural exchange and global perspective we strive to foster at the University of Bristol. As such, the University is committed to providing Bolashaq scholars with a nurturing and inspiring environment that will enable them to reach their full potential.
We wish Bolashaq International Programmes continued success in the future and we look forward to continuing to welcome your scholars and nurturing this partnership for many years to come.

Agnes Nairn, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)

Deputy Head of International Partnerships & Relations (Scholarships & Sponsors) International Office

University of Bristol

About the university

The University of Bristol is a red brick Russell Group research university in Bristol, England. It received its royal charter in 1909, although it can trace its roots to a Merchant Venturers' school founded in 1595 and University College, Bristol, which had been in existence since 1876.

Bristol is organised into six academic faculties composed of multiple schools and departments running over 200 undergraduate courses, largely in the Tyndalls Park area of the city. The university had a total income of £833. 1 million in 2021–22, of which £186.4 million was from research grants and contracts. It is the largest independent employer in Bristol. Current academics include 23 fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 13 fellows of the British Academy, 43 fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences, 13 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 48 fellows of the Royal Society.The University of Bristol's alumni and faculty include 13 Nobel laureates.

Bristol is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities, the European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the university's previous vice-chancellor, Eric Thomas, was chairman from 2005 to 2007. In addition, the university holds an Erasmus Charter, sending more than 500 students per year to partner institutions in Europe. It has an average of 6.4 (Sciences faculty) to 13.1 (Medicine & Dentistry Faculty) applicants for each undergraduate place.

Congratulations to Bolashak’s Centre for International Programmes for your 30th anniversary. You contribution in educating Kazakhstan’s best and brightest since 1993 shows in Kazakhstan’s growth and development.
The University of Sydney is pleased to formalise our partnership with Bolashak’s Centre for International Programmes.
Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is the oldest in Australia and ranked in the top 20 among the best universities in the world*. We make lives better by producing leaders of society and equipping people with leadership qualities so they can serve their communities at every level.
At the University of Sydney, we turn ambition into action. For over 170 years, we’ve been empowering brilliant minds from all walks of life to strive for better – for themselves, their communities and their world.
We have a diverse community of talented and visionary thinkers – where great minds meet to inspire, to educate, and innovate. A place where all students can realise their full potential. Where generous scholarships, entrepreneurial programs and industry placements equip our students with the support and leadership qualities they need to excel in futures they haven’t even imagined yet.
We look forward to welcoming more Bolashak scholars and to strengthen our continued collaboration and partnership to make things happen.
Congratulations once again from all of us at the University of Sydney.

Shane Griffin

Associate Vice-President

University of Sydney

About the university

The University of Sydney (USYD), also known as Sydney University, or informally Sydney Uni, is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is the oldest university in Australia and is one of the country's six sandstone universities. It was one of the first universities in the world to admit students solely on academic merit, and opened their doors to women on the same basis as men. The university comprises eight academic faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.

Five Nobel and two Crafoord laureates have been affiliated with the university as graduates and faculty. The university has educated eight Australian prime ministers, including incumbent Anthony Albanese; two governors-general of Australia; thirteen premiers of New South Wales; 26 justices of the High Court of Australia, including five chief justices. The university has produced 110 Rhodes Scholars and 19 Gates Scholars.

The University of Sydney is a member of the Group of Eight, CEMS, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Monash University has been welcoming scholars from the Bolashak program for many years. All Monash courses have an international focus. Study units with a global outlook, take part in overseas study programs, and learn alongside the best and brightest students from around the world. Our degrees prepare students for the global workforce, no matter where they are from.
We at Monash University appreciate the efforts made by Kazakhstan to achieve the “Kazakhstan2050” Strategy”, which aims to build a knowledge economy based on innovation and scientific research, and to prepare generations that enjoy the spirit of creativity and leadership in all fields. You have reached the summit for your efforts to advance knowledge and professional skills to be key landmarks of the modern education, training and retraining systems in Kazakhstan.

Nizar Farjou

Associate President Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia( MENACA) and Director MENACA Engagement for the Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement)

Monash University

About the university

Change has been the driving force of Monash University’s growth and success for more than 60 years as we have strived to make a positive difference in the world, and it’s the foundation of our future as we redefine what it means to be a university.

Our Impact 2030 strategic plan charts the path for how we will actively contribute to addressing three key global challenges of the age – climate change, geopolitical security and thriving communities – through excellent research and education for the benefit of national and global communities.

With four Australian campuses, as well as campuses in Malaysia and Indonesia, major presence in India and China, and a significant centre and research foundation in Italy, our global network enriches our education and research, and nurtures enduring, diverse global relationships.

We harness the research and expertise of our global network of talent and campuses to produce tangible, real-world solutions and applications at the Monash Technology Precinct, where our ethos of change catalyses collaboration between researchers, infrastructure and industry, and drives innovation through commercial opportunities that deliver positive impact to human lives.

In our short history, we have skyrocketed through global university rankings and established ourselves consistently among the world's best tertiary institutions. We rank in the world’s top-50 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2024, Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023 and US News and World Report (USNWR) Best Global Universities Rankings 2022-23.

On behalf of the entire academic community - the authorities, academic teachers and students of WSG Bydgoszcz University we would like to convey our warmest wishes on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Bolashak International Program. We congratulate all the staff of the JSC "Centre for International Programmes" with this jubilee and all the scholarship recipients - talented Kazakh scientists. Together you are realising a very meaningful goal - the development of Kazakhstan's highly qualified scientific and human resources potential. We would also like to wish all the future scholarship applicants a success!
WSG Bydgoszcz University is honoured to host on its campus a great higher education workers from different regions of Kazakhstan, to share our best methodologies, inventions and ideas with them. Discuss and also implement joint projects together. At the same time, as a IV generation university, WSG Bydgoszcz University enriches the intercultural competences of its own students and staff through the arrival of Bolashak scholarship holders. Culture, traditions, language, history - all the things that guests from Kazakhstan bring to our academic community are greatly appreciated and important to us. Despite the international status of our university and the presence of more than 1,500 foreign students from four continents, it is thanks to the tight cooperation with universities from Kazakhstan on the territory of our university was established the Qazaq Eli Centre for Kazakh Culture named after Abay, which is a meeting place for international meetings and a centre for the promotion of Kazakh culture in Europe.
We wish the BOLASHAK programme development, its creators new ideas and success. We look forward to the development of our cooperation.

Alexander Skaliy

Ph.D. Associate Professor, Collegium of Medical Science WSG, Director of Institute of Sport and Physical Culture WSG, Ambassador of Polish Congresses, Director of Qazaq Eli Centre for Kazakh Culture named after Abay in WSG Bydgoszcz University

WSG Bydgoszcz University

About the university

Our University is the largest private institution of higher education in Northern Poland. We offer studies at the main campus in Bydgoszcz, as well as in our campuses in Toruń, Inowrocław, Malbork, Elk, Słupsk, Piła, Chojnice, Działdowo and Zgorzelec. Well-equipped classrooms are only one of the opportunities the University of Economy offers. Besides educational programs and opportunities, we also are active in regional development activities for the benefits of local societies. We encourage our academic staff and students to have an active role in the surrounding world. A huge number of international projects which our University realised in a whole world demonstrates a high academic organizational culture.

The WSG University offers students different fields to study. At our Bydgoszcz Main Campus are the Academic Cultural Area and the Museum of Photography. Those institutions provide the opportunities to develop skills and create an the artistic life for students. Through our Rewital Fitness Club, Olympic swimming pool Astoria and Nutrition Centre we actively promote healthy lifestyles. First rate, professional medical treatment is provided by the Academic Medical Centre.

Here, at the WSG University you can create your own future!

The University of Warwick would like to congratulate Bolashaq on 30 years of working to support the best and brightest Kazakh students to realise their potential through academic study. The work undertaken by Bolashaq to be able to equip graduates with the skills and talent to contribute to the longer term economic and social development of Kazakhstan is truly commendable.
We have been privileged to welcome over 400 scholars to a range of courses at all levels of study. Our innovative and interdisciplinary courses are chosen by Bolashaq scholars on a regular basis.
At the University of Warwick, we believe the work carried out by the Centre for International Programmes over the years has developed the Bolashaq programme to be regarded as one of the most successful global scholarship programmes. We congratulate the team and everyone who has contributed to this fantastic development.

Sally Smith

Director of International Strategy & Relations

University of Warwick

About the university

The University of Warwick is a world-class campus university, with an established reputation for excellent teaching and research. It is consistently highly ranked in national and international league tables.

Warwick’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results saw 92% of its research rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ – just one indicator of the high-calibre work of the University’s expert researchers, which aims to improve lives locally, nationally, and internationally.

Looking beyond reputation and rankings, Warwick is a community of curiosity, in which inspiring teachers challenge students to think critically and innovatively. This culture, alongside the endless extracurricular opportunities provided on its vibrant campus, helps ensure those students develop an agility of thinking and breadth of experience. These will enable them to embrace future challenges and make a positive difference in the world.

On behalf of the University of Aberdeen, I extend my congratulations to Bolashaq on their 30th anniversary.
Over the years we have enjoyed receiving students from Kazakhstan through the programme and look forward to continuing our long and prosperous relationship in the years to come.
We value Bolashaq’s contribution to our global alumni network.

Graeme I. Paton

Professor, Head of School of Biological Sciences, King’s College Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen

About the university

The University of Aberdeen, Scotland, is a UK Top 20 and World Top 200 University with outstanding levels of student satisfaction. It was founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of Scots to establish King's College, making it one of Scotland's four ancient universities and the fifth-oldest university in the English-speaking world. Along with the universities of St Andrews, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, the university was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century.

Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 160 universities in the world and is ranked within the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom according to The Times and The Sunday Times, and 12th in the UK according to The Guardian. Aberdeen has educated a wide range of notable alumni, and the university played key roles in the Scottish Reformation, Scottish Enlightenment, and the Scottish Renaissance. Five Nobel laureates have since been associated with the university: two in Chemistry, one in Physiology or Medicine, one in Physics, and one in Peace.

Kathryn Dunkerley, Director of International Initiatives at Boston University extended sincere congratulations to the Bolashak International Fellowship on its 30th anniversary. As part of the celebration, she presented gifts and sent a letter of congratulations on behalf of Metropolitan College of Boston University to Yerdaulet Tastanbek, a Bolashak Scholarship holder. Katherine expressed her sincere gratitude to the Center for International Programmes for its important role in supporting education and looks forward to further cooperation in the future.

Katherine Dunkerley

Director, International Initiatives Boston University Metropolitan College International

Boston University Metropolitan College International

About the university

MET International continues the University’s long-standing commitment to international higher education and global engagement. Through strategic alliances with educational partners worldwide, our partnership programs offer industry-leading academic models, as well as access to the Boston University experience—exclusively for students from our partner institutions.

Choosing from BU programs that combine rigorous study with practical application, students engage in a vibrant learning community and gain the real world, hands-on knowledge needed to achieve their personal goals and career objectives.

The International Public Policy and Management Program (IPPAM) at the University of Southern California's (USC) Sol Price School of Public Policy extends its warmest congratulations to the Bolashaq International Scholarship program on the momentous occasion of their 30th Anniversary. IPPAM takes immense pride in its long-standing partnership with Bolashaq, which has afforded us the privilege of hosting brilliant minds from Kazakhstan. This USC premier international program is committed to nurturing professional capacity, fostering intercultural collaboration and promoting global peace. Over the years, our Bolashaq Master's students and Visiting Research Scholars have enriched the IPPAM academic community with their steadfast dedication to learning and unique perspectives to solving societal problems. We are eager to continue collaboration with the Bolashaq program and to support Kazakhstan's talent development and capacity-building goals. Bolashaq students and scholars transit at USC IPPAM with the grand vision of transforming themselves before they can aspire to drive Kazakhstan's national growth and development. Upon their return to the homeland, USC IPPAM Bolashaq alumni are infused with the mission and insights to lead and manage effective and collaborative organizations, advance public interest and drive purposeful change. We at the USC Sol Price IPPAM Program look forward to continuing to support Bolashaq professionals and research scholars' educational journey.

Rym Kaki

Ph.D. Associate Professor Director, Master of International Public Policy & Management Sol Price School of Public Policy University of Southern California

University of Southern California

About the university

The University of Southern California (USC) represents a constellation of academic excellence, bringing together some of the brightest minds within a dynamic and collaborative ecosystem. Together, they are charting the course for the future of education and working towards creating a healthier, more joyful, and sustainable Los Angeles and a better world. In the prestigious 2022 ranking by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, USC proudly secured the 19th spot among a field of over 1,000 universities, both public and private.

The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy (Price) serves as a leading institution for research, scholarship and community service; Founded in 1929, it brought research from the ivory tower to the community to solve real-world problems for communities, locally and globally. Ranked fourth among 269 schools of public affairs in the United States, Price School develops leaders, managers, policymakers and change drivers to solve societal most vexing issues.

At the heart of USC and Sol Price School of Public Policy's success lies its world-renowned faculty, bringing cutting-edge research and innovative solutions to interdisciplinary domains like healthcare, housing, social justice, technology, sustainability, and public policy. Moreover, USC prides itself on its vast and impactful global alumni network. Together, USC Trojans continue to make their mark on the world, effecting positive change and leaving an indelible legacy. Pluralistic and with no boundaries, USC is committed to channeling discovery, innovation, connection, and change for communities globally.

On behalf of The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), it is my pleasure to offer our sincere congratulations on the 30th Anniversary of the Bolashak Scholarship Program.
In 1994, Penn State welcomed our first Bolashak scholar in the College of Engineering. In later years, as the Program grew, so did the Kazakh student population at Penn State. At its peak, there were nearly 120 Bolashak scholars enrolled at Penn State in one academic year - the largest cohort of Bolashak scholars anywhere in the world.
The Bolashak program and other major investments in education have helped empower Kazakhstan’s future leaders, propelling the nation towards global innovation and development. The value of the Program cannot be overstated. At Penn State, we are proud to be a partner of the Center for International Programs. We are inspired by our Bolashak alumni who have gone on to have positive impacts on the Republic of Kazakhstan and, indeed, the world. We are honored to welcome and educate the next generation of Kazakh citizens and leaders and we look forward to the continued growth of our vibrant community of Kazakh alumni, partners, and friends.
Wishing you another thirty years of success through education.

Roger Brindley

Vice Provost, Penn State Global

The Pennsylvania State University

About the university

Penn State is a public, land-grant university with 20+ campuses spread over the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The University Park campus, located in State College, was established in 1855 with the mission to serve and improve the lives of Pennsylvanians. Penn State enrolls nearly 90,000 students per year, including approximately 10,000 international students from 140+ countries around the world.

To date, Penn State is one of only two U.S. universities with land-grant, sea-grant, sun-grant, and space-grant status, and is one of two U.S. universities with two UNESCO Chairs on its faculty. The University’s $ 1 billion (USD) research enterprise has tremendous impacts on Pennsylvania, the United States, and the world. Penn State is recognized globally as a Top 100 university overall and it’s applied research, in particular, has been internationally recognized – placing the University 40th worldwide (3rd in the U.S.) according to the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings and 38th in the QS Sustainability Rankings.

Duquesne University is happy to open doors to Bolashak scholars in the Fall of 2023 as a part of 500 scientists program. Duquesne University is a private institution that was founded in 1878 and has a rich history of student centered teaching philosophy. Duquesne enrolls over 8000 students per year with over 30 percent of these students enrolled in graduate programs. Duquesne’s CAHME accredited Master of Health Administration program serves as a foundation for training our current scholars, Drs. Arailym Beisbekova and Farida Iskakova. While the scholars completed just 5 weeks of their training, they already participated in numerous university activities, including taking 2 MHA level classes, observing 4-5 undergraduate courses, participating in the Integrative Health Summit, participating in Adaptive Action Lab, and having fun with other MHA students at our annual MHA student social. Duquesne University is honored to host Bolashaq scholars and opened to new scholars, new students, and new collaborations.

Faina Linkov

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Duquesne University

Duquesne University

About the university

Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a private Catholic research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne first opened as the Pittsburgh Catholic College of the Holy Ghost in October 1878 with an enrollment of 40 students and a faculty of six. In 1911, the college became the first Catholic university-level institution in Pennsylvania. It is named for an 18th-century governor of New France, Michel-Ange Duquesne de Menneville.

Duquesne has since expanded to over 9,300 graduate and undergraduate students within a self-contained 49-acre (19.8 ha) hilltop campus in Pittsburgh's Bluff neighborhood. The school maintains an associate campus in Rome and encompasses ten schools of study. The university hosts international students from more than 80 countries although most students—about 80%—are from Pennsylvania or the surrounding region. Duquesne is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". There are more than 93,000 living alumni of the university including two cardinals and the current bishop of Pittsburgh.

We, at the Central Asia Program at George Washington University, would like to extend our warmest congratulations on the 30th anniversary of the Bolashak International Program!
We deeply value our partnership with Bolashak and are grateful for the collaboration. Since 2014, we have partnered with Bolashak and welcomed approximately 100 bright scholars who are making significant contributions in various fields, thereby advancing the realm of science in Kazakhstan. We hope that our collaboration will continue to flourish and evolve, creating even more opportunities for students to broaden their horizons and acquire valuable skills for their future endeavors.
Once again, congratulations on this remarkable achievement. We eagerly anticipate many more years of successful collaboration with the Bolashak International Program.

Marlene Laruelle

Ph.D., is Director and Research Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University.

George Washington University

About the university

The George Washington University (GW or GWU) is a private federally chartered research university in Washington, D.C. Chartered in 1821 by the United States Congress, GW is one of six universities in the United States with a congressional charter.

GW is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity." It is a member of the Association of American Universities. The university offers degree programs in seventy-one disciplines, enrolling around 11,500 undergraduate and 15,000 graduate students. The school's athletic teams, the George Washington Revolutionaries, play in the NCAA Division I Atlantic 10 Conference. GW also annually hosts numerous political events, including the World Bank and International Monetary Fund's Annual Meetings.

Глазго университеті «Болашақ» халықаралық бағдарламалар орталығымен тығыз серіктестікте жұмыс істеуге қуанышты. Орталық үшін тамаша белгі және оның көзқарасы мен амбициясының куәсі болып табылатын олардың 30 жылдық мерейтойымен шын жүректен құттықтаймыз.
Бұл стипендия Қазақстаннан келген дарынды студенттерге шетелде оқуға тамаша мүмкіндік береді және біз Глазгода көптеген үздік студенттерді әртүрлі пәндер бойынша оқуға шақырдық.
Бізде Қазақстанның бүкіл аумағын қамтитын белсенді және белсенді түлектер желісі бар. Түлектер университеттің де, қаланың да мейірімді және қонақжай табиғаты, Шотландия мәдениеті және университет ұсынатын оқытудың жоғары сапасы мен материалдық-техникалық базасы туралы пікірлерін білдіре отырып, осында өткізген күндерін сүйіспеншілікпен еске алады.
Біз қазақстандық студенттерді қабылдауды жақсы көреміз, өйткені олардың қатысуы біздің академиялық өмірімізді және қаламызды байытады. Көптеген қазақстандық студенттер кампустағы студенттік және академиялық қоғамдастықтың өте белсенді мүшелері болды, іс-шараларға қатысып, біздің жеке KAZ қоғамын құруға көмектесті.
Біз көптеген жылдар бойы әлемді өзгертетін студенттерге қолдау көрсете отырып, ынтымақтастығымыз бен серіктестігімізді асыға күтеміз. Глазго университетіндегі баршамызды тағы да құттықтаймыз.

Moyra Boland

Professor, Dean for Global Engagement in Central and South Asia, University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

About the university

The University of Glasgow (abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals; Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Ghlaschu) is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland.

Founded by papal bull in 1451,it is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. Along with the universities of St Andrews, Aberdeen, and Edinburgh, the university was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century.

Glasgow is the largest university in Scotland by total enrolment and with over 19,500 postgraduates the second-largest in the United Kingdom by postgraduate enrolment.

On behalf of the University of Nottingham, I’d like to congratulate Bolashaq on their 30th anniversary. Here at the University of Nottingham, we’re extremely proud of our relationship with Bolashaq. We have a long history of welcoming Bolashaq scholars onto our degree programmes, having had over 180 students study with us over the years. We have a vibrant Kazakhstani student community here at Nottingham, and Bolashaq scholars make a real positive impact to in terms of academic excellence. We very much look forward to continuing the excellent relationship and welcoming future students.

Donna Ball

Deputy Director, International Student Recruitment, University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

About the university

The University of Nottingham is one of the top 20 UK universities in the QS World Rankings 2024 and THE world University Rankings 2023. We’re a founding member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group and a member of the Universitas 21 international network, with campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. We are home to over 47,500 students from more than 150 countries, with a global alumni community of almost 300,000 graduates.

We are placed 7th in the UK for research power (Research Excellence Framework 2021) and are committed to investing in the people, infrastructure, and environment that delivers these world-changing discoveries and addresses global challenges.

We have outstanding facilities and beautiful campuses that combine green spaces with impressive architecture. Beyond our campuses, Nottingham is a student city, and a historic one, too – world-famous for the legends of Robin Hood. It’s a UNESCO City of Literature, with a castle, caves, and much more to explore, plus two football stadiums, the National Ice Centre, and the famous Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.

Campus France is very happy to send its congratulations to the Center of International Programs to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bolashak scholarship program.
Since the beginning of this program in 1994, France stands alongside with Kazakhstan to develop and support mobility of students and trainees from Kazakhstan to France. As the national agency for student mobility and promotion of French Higher education, Campus France is honored to be the official partner in France of the Bolashak program.
Thanks to this fruitful cooperation, about 200 Bolashak scholarship holders from Kazakhstan were welcomed within French Higher education institutions at Bachelor, Master or Doctorate level. I am delighted to see that the number of scholarship holders entrusted to us has risen steadily over the last 5 years, and I am confident that this trend will continue with the new program “500 internships for scientists”.
Bolashak students and trainees coming to France always experience great success in their studies. It will be a great pleasure for Campus France to remain side by side with Bolashak in the following years as demonstrated by the work we are currently doing to renew our partnership agreement, which is due to be signed in autumn 2023 on the occasion of the 8th Franco-Kazakhstan University Forum.

Donatienne HISSARD

General director of Campus France

Campus France


Campus France is a public institution in charge of promoting French higher education abroad and welcoming foreign students and researchers to France. Under the joint supervision of 2 ministries (Foreign Affairs and Higher education), it encourages international mobility and manages scholarship programs and the alumni network.

To carry out its missions, Campus France relies on a worldwide network of 275 offices located in 134 countries within French embassies. It also runs a Forum made up of 370 French higher education institutions, with which it works in consultation.

Located in the heart of Paris and in the regions, Campus France employs 220 people, experts in international education serving more than 150 public or private partners, in France and around the world.

Campus France is very happy to send its congratulations to the Center of International Programs to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bolashak scholarship program.
Since the beginning of this program in 1994, France stands alongside with Kazakhstan to develop and support mobility of students and trainees from Kazakhstan to France. As the national agency for student mobility and promotion of French Higher education, Campus France is honored to be the official partner in France of the Bolashak program.
Thanks to this fruitful cooperation, about 200 Bolashak scholarship holders from Kazakhstan were welcomed within French Higher education institutions at Bachelor, Master or Doctorate level. I am delighted to see that the number of scholarship holders entrusted to us has risen steadily over the last 5 years, and I am confident that this trend will continue with the new program “500 internships for scientists”.
Bolashak students and trainees coming to France always experience great success in their studies. It will be a great pleasure for Campus France to remain side by side with Bolashak in the following years as demonstrated by the work we are currently doing to renew our partnership agreement, which is due to be signed in autumn 2023 on the occasion of the 8th Franco-Kazakhstan University Forum.

Hilary E. Kahn

Ph.D. Interim Vice President Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs, IUPUI

Indiana University

About the university

Indiana University—Bloomington is a public institution that was founded in 1820. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 34,253 (fall 2021), its setting is city, and the campus size is 1,953 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.