Heydar Aliyev” Azerbaijan Government Scholarship 2025

In a global landscape where access to quality education remains a paramount concern, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan proudly introduce the prestigious “Heydar Aliyev” Azerbaijan Government Scholarship 2024-2025. This scholarship initiative, a testament to Azerbaijan’s commitment to fostering international cooperation in education, presents a unique opportunity for academic enrichment and cultural exchange. As we delve into the intricacies of this scholarship program, we unravel a tapestry of academic possibilities and transformative experiences.

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Scholarship Overview

The “Heydar Aliyev” Azerbaijan Government Scholarship for the academic year 2024-2025 extends its benevolent arm to embrace 100 promising candidates for a duration spanning five enriching years. Designed to cater to diverse academic pursuits, this scholarship encapsulates a spectrum of educational endeavors, ranging from preparatory courses to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and general medicine/medical residency programs.

Scholarship Benefits

Embracing a holistic approach to student welfare, the Government of Azerbaijan leaves no stone unturned in ensuring the comprehensive well-being of its scholarship recipients. Delving into the intricacies of the benefits package, the scholarship encompasses:

  • Full Tuition Coverage: Liberating scholars from the financial shackles of education, the scholarship encompasses full coverage of tuition fees, empowering students to pursue their academic ambitions without economic barriers.
  • Generous Monthly Allowance: Recognizing the multifaceted needs of scholars, a monthly stipend of 470 USD is provided, facilitating a comfortable standard of living encompassing accommodation and educational materials.
  • Comprehensive Health Coverage: Prioritizing the health and well-being of scholars, medical insurance coverage ensures access to quality healthcare services, fostering a nurturing environment conducive to academic success.
  • Global Mobility: Facilitating seamless academic mobility, scholars are endowed with roundtrip airfare travel tickets, transcending geographical boundaries to embrace educational opportunities.
  • Visa and Residence Permit: Simplifying administrative procedures, the scholarship covers visa and registration costs, alleviating bureaucratic burdens and ensuring a smooth transition for scholars.


Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the “Heydar Aliyev” Azerbaijan Government Scholarship are meticulously crafted to uphold standards of academic excellence while fostering inclusivity. Key eligibility criteria include:

  • Age Limit: For undergraduate and general medicine programs, applicants should not exceed 35 years of age. Similarly, for graduate and medical residency programs, the age limit is set at 40 years, while for PhD programs, applicants should not surpass 45 years of age.
  • Nationality: Citizens of Azerbaijan are regrettably not eligible for this scholarship, underscoring its international outreach and commitment to fostering global educational exchanges.

List of Eligible Countries

As a testament to Azerbaijan’s commitment to promoting global diversity and inclusivity, citizens from a myriad of countries are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Applicants are encouraged to refer to the comprehensive list of eligible countries provided by the scholarship authorities. Please check the List of Eligible Countries

Participating Educational Institutions

Embarking on a journey of academic discovery, scholarship recipients have the privilege of selecting from a distinguished array of educational institutions. Some of the notable participating universities for the academic year 2024-2025 include:

  • ADA University
  • Azerbaijan Medical University
  • Azerbaijan State Agricultural University
  • Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University
  • Azerbaijan State University of Economics

Application Process of Azerbaijan Government Scholarship

The application process for the “Heydar Aliyev” Azerbaijan Government Scholarship is a meticulously orchestrated endeavor, designed to identify and nurture the brightest minds across the globe. Key components of the application process include:

  1. Nomination Stage: Prospective applicants are required to complete the nomination form, the initial step towards embarking on their academic journey.
  2. Document Submission: Applicants are mandated to furnish a comprehensive array of documents, including transcripts, degrees, diplomas, and a medical certificate, among others.
  3. Selection and Nomination: Following the submission of documents, candidates await the call for applications announced by their respective entities/government authorities. Nominated students will proceed to the subsequent stages of the application process.
  4. Centralized Admission Service: Upon nomination, applicants navigate the application process through the Study in Azerbaijan Centralized Admission Service (SIACAS) website, where they can submit their applications and required documents.

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In essence, the “Heydar Aliyev” Azerbaijan Government Scholarship 2024-2025 emerges as a beacon of hope and opportunity, illuminating the path towards academic excellence and cultural exchange. Aspiring scholars are invited to seize this transformative opportunity, embarking on a journey of knowledge acquisition and personal growth. Through this scholarship, the legacy of Heydar Aliyev, the National Leader of Azerbaijan, continues to inspire generations, fostering a legacy of academic excellence and global cooperation. Let us embark on this journey together, transcending boundaries and embracing the boundless potential of education.