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 Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, the projects aim to create sustainable international engagement and partnerships between U.S. and spotify promotion Kazakhstan institutions of higher education in the areas of curriculum development, research, and capacity building in renewable energy, air quality, environmental science, and other STEM fields.

U.S.-Kazakhstan University Partnerships grantees will receive up to $38,000 to launch the following projects:

# U.S. Institutions Kazakhstan Institution(s) Project Title
 1 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Eurasia National University, Toraighyrov University Collaborative Research for Feasibility Studies and Optimization Modeling of Future Wind Energy Sources in Central
2 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Eurasian National University, Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University, A. Baitursynov Kostanay Regional University, Toraighyrov University Renewable Energy and Climate Change
Worcester Polytechnic Institute A. Baitursynov Kostanay Regional University Partnering to Develop Project-Based Learning Capacity for Teaching and Research in Renewable Energy 
4 University of Delaware East Kazakhstan Technical University UD-EKTU Collaboration to develop, implement and sustain a professional MS program in Renewable Energy and
establish joint research programs.
5 Lehigh University Kazakh National Medical University, Suleiman Demirel University Tracking Energy Diversification, Pollution, and Birth Outcomes in Kazakhstan
6 Rutgers University – New Brunswick M. Utemisov West Kazakhstan University; M. Auyezov South Kazakhstan University, al-Farabi Kazakh National University Creating a Partnership Program in Green Nanotechnology and Environmental Sensing between Rutgers University one up mushroom bar and M. Utemisov West Kazakhstan University and M. Auezov South Kazakhstan University
7 University of Nebraska – Lincoln M. Kh. Dulaty Taraz Regional University, Innovative University of Eurasia, al-Farabi Kazakh National University Science with a Purpose: Improving Environmental Science in Kazakhstani Universities
8 Michigan State University Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University, Kazakh National Agrarian Research University Advancing Key Curriculums of Ecology and Environmental Sciences for Regional Universities in Kazakhstan &