U.S. – Kazakhstan University Partnerships Program awards announcement

American Councils for International Education announces the awardees of the latest round of U.S.-Kazakhstan University Partnerships Program grants to support projects between the U.S. and Kazakhstan higher education institutions.

Funded by the U.S. Embassy in Astana, Kazakhstan, the projects aim to create sustainable international engagement and partnerships between U.S. and Kazakhstan institutions of higher education in the areas of curriculum development, research, and capacity building in agriculture, renewable energy, IT, and/or other STEM-related fields.

U.S.-Kazakhstan University Partnerships grantees will receive up to $24,000 to launch the following projects:

# U.S. Institutions Kazakhstan Institution(s) Project Title
1 Purdue University-Main Campus Zhubanov Aktobe Regional University; Satbayev Kazakh National Technical University, Almaty Leading Academic Transformation: Enhancing STEM Instructional methods
2 University of Delaware Eastern Kazakhstan Technical University Field campaign in Eastern Kazakhstan for wind energy resource assessment
3 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Suleyman Demirel University (SDU); Almaty University of Power Engineering & Telecommunications (AUPET); International IT University (IITU); Baishev University (BU) CyberLab Cybersecurity Lab
4 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kazakh National Agrarian Research University (KazNARU), Zhetysu University, International Taraz Innovation Institute Modernization of agribusiness curriculum in Kazakhstan
5 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Shakarim University of Semey; KazAgroTechnical University, Kostanay Regional University Improvement of Master’s Degree Programs in Kazakhstan Through the Use of Renewable Energy Technologies that Affect Poultry
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