The internship for scholars aimed at improving the skills of scientific and technical personnel in universities, research centers and industry organizations.
In order to transfer advanced scientific technologies, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in his Address to the people of Kazakhstan "Kazakhstan in a new reality: time for action" instructed to provide an annual internship for 500 scholars in leading research centers of the world.
The internship for scholars is aimed at enhancing the qualifications of scientific and technical personnel in leading foreign higher education institutions, research centers, and industry organizations.
The governmental stakeholder of the program of scientific internships is the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The program is administered by the JSC "Centre for International Programmes," which carries out a set of activities related to the organization and conducting of candidate selection, monitoring the progress of the scientific internship program, and overseeing the fulfillment of work obligations by scholarship holders.
The scientific internship is carried out within the framework of an ongoing research, in accordance with a list of priority research areas, for a period ranging from 3 to 12 months in foreign organizations that are included in the list of leading foreign higher education institutions, postgraduate education institutions, research centers, and other organizations recommended for conducting scientific internships.
The implementation of measures for organizing scientific internships is funded by the republican budget and includes the payment of the following expenses: