American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Donor Scholarships


Donor Scholarships 


1. Open Society Institute (OSI) Scholarships.Not applicable for students of Business Administration or Software Engineering Departments


These scholarships are awarded to Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) applicants admitted to AUCA with competitive entrance exam scores and who have a demonstrated financial need. The number of scholarships will be based on the pool of appllicants and the availability of funds. 

 Minimum eligibility for scholarships is based on demonstration of financial need and admission to AUCA.

 Full Scholasrhips

 Full scholaships ($500 of the tuition is to be paid by the student, housing allowance and stipend are provided). The number of full scholaships depends on the availability of funds.

 Scholarship eligibility review is performed annually before a new academic year. If a student's overall GPA falls to less than 3.0, the scholarship will be withdrawn without the possibility of renewal.

 Partial Scholarships

 Partial Scholarships ($2000 of tuition is to be paid by the student). The number of partial scholapships depends on the availability of funds.


A partial scholarship may include housing allowance and stipend, if the grant allows. Recipients of partial scholaships with housing allowance and stipend are selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need.


This award is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains an overall GPA of at least 2.7. If the student does not meet the minimum GPA, she will be given a probationary period of two semesters to meet the GPA requirement.


2. Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships 

These scholarships are administered directly by the donor organization. More information about the Aga-Khan Foundation Scholarships can be found here:


3. US Embassy scholarships for applicants from Tajikistan


The US Embassy awards scholarships (full tuition, housing allowance and stipend) for Tajik students for eight semesters at AUCA. Two full and one partial scholarships  for undergraduate study and 2 scholarships for preparatory program are offered.

Important notice for applicants from Tajikistan: to be considered for a U.S. Embassy scholarship, applicants from Tajikistan for both the Undergraduate and Preparatory programs should apply by April 21, 2019.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have further inquiries:

AUCA Scholarships and Financial Aid Office

7/6 A.Tokombaev str., AUCA New Campus, room G20

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Telephone: (996 312) 91-50-00(ext. 413)



All the above is dependant on donor funds being available.

*Please be aware that all the scholarships are granted for one year and will be extended only if the applicants meet all the requirements.

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028