Fully-funded International Female Scholarship Program at Khazar University in Azerbaijan 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on April 11, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Phone: (+99412) 421-17-08; (+99412) 421-79-16 (ext.240)

A fully-funded scholarship wil be offered by Khazar University in Azerbaijan for the outstanding international women for the academic year of 2022-2023. The Nailekhanim Foundation wants to encourage women all over the globe to further their higher education and demonstrate their academic achievements to be one of the inspirations, motivation, and leaders of our today’s world.

To empower the women of today’s generation, More Scholarship Opportunities for Women are being introduced annually, to give appreciation for their achievements and their desire to further their higher education to be one of the leaders and give contributions to their home countries and communities.

Nailekhanim Foundation

The Nailekhanim Foundation awards the women of the modern generation who can demonstrate their academic merits and pursue their master’s, and Ph.D. degrees at Khazar University. The Naikhanim Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in memory of Nailekhanim Isayeva, the founder of Khazar University and Dunya School. A renowned professor who aims to shape the developments of future leaders and their institutions. The foundation was established to commemorate his love and devotion to education.

The scholarship aims to support and encourage the women with excellent academic excellence all over the world to be admitted to one of the leading universities in Azerbaijan that offers a high-quality education in the English language to be one of the students who will be receiving a fully-funded scholarship for the academic year of 2022-2023.

The scholarship will be covering the student’s tuition fee, accommodation, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare to and from the university.

Scholarship Summary

  • Academic year: 2022-2023
  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Degree Level: Master and PhD
  • Field: Any eligible courses offered by the university.
  • Duration: NA
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Scholarship Award: Tuition fee, Accommodation, Monthly Stipend, Travel Cost
  • Scholarship Country: Azerbaijan
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Specific Applicant’s Gender: Female

Scholarship Provider: Khazar University 

About the Provider

Khazar University is a private educational institution for higher education, which supports advanced study and research, education policy, and the development of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Khazar University has recently undergone transformation and reconstruction processes to compete in the national and international fields of education.

The first private university in Azerbaijan that includes multiple independent schools that unites with the same policy and principles in terms of education or academic that offers a wide range of major courses program in Arts, Engineering and Applied Science, Humanities and Social Science, Business Management and Administration, Economics and Education.

The university also leads to number one in terms of relations with industry and has established effective relations with local and international leading companies. The university’s educational profile includes postgraduate studies including Professional, Ph.D., and master’s programs and the most widespread MBA program in Azerbaijan. The teaching medium for most programs is English.


Before proceeding with the application, interested applicants must check the eligibility and selection criteria of the scholarship.

  • Must be an international female students
  • Must have a good academic record, academic merit with a minimum A level of 90-92% or 3.7 equivalent GPA and depending on the applicant’s previous institution or academic grading system.
  • Can include an academically strong motivational essay at the application in relation to the requirements applied at the application forms, the essay must be outlining about female leadership in 1,500 words.
  • Willing to pursue their master’s or Ph.D. degree at Khazar University, must have a passion for their higher education and academic research.
  • The international students are required to have good communication skills in oral and written English and must be able to conduct research in the English Language.

Application Process

Interested applicants are required to check the study program of Khazar Univesity, reviewing the list of the academic program can be seen on the official final program page of the university. After choosing the right course for the applicants, they may proceed to the online application portal provided by the university.

The application portal can be downloaded according to the selected courses of the applicants. Students must be able to complete the application according to the application guidelines stated on the downloadable forms.

Required Documents 

The application is required to submit a document that wil enable the applicants to support their scholarship application, list below:

  • Transcript of records
  • CV
  • Passport Copy
  • Certificates
  • Academic achievements
  • Proof of English language

Submission of Application 

Applications should be submitted directly to the Office for International Affairs and should be sent to [email protected] or by post together with the required documents.

If you are sending the entire application package via e-mail, do not forget to display a clear subject ”Your name_Khazar International Admission 2022-2023′ Before sending the application, please check the list of requirements for the selected level of study.

Keep in mind that late and incomplete applications will be automatically rejected.

The essay is defined here as a short, analytical, interpretive, or critical compilation of literature that deals with its topic from a limited and often personal interest.
The shortlisted candidates selected by the Nailekhanim Scholarship Boards will be interviewed by a designated panel of experts, which may include committee members and other advisors, practitioners, and previous scholars. The decision of the selection committee for the selection of scholarships by Nailekhani on the selected candidacy to become a scholarship holder will be final. Shortlisted students will be notified through their registered email.
Scholarship Benefits 
Khazar University will be awarding a full-funded scholarship that will be covering the following:
  • Tuition fee
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Accommodation
  • Airfare ticket to and from Azarbaijan

The awardee must be able to maintain their academics and be able to continue towards the university communities, and events and be one of the motivations for other international women who aim to further their higher education with no boundaries.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to submit and complete the applciation is until June 27, 2022. The scholarship committee wil be reviewing the applicant’s applications, the final decision will be made after the scholarship deadline period.

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