Alumni Scholarship

 

Alumni Relations Office of AUCA opens a competition among AUCA students for Alumni Scholarship 2021!

 

Funded by donations from AUCA alumni, the Alumni Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to community service as well as the potential to help in building strong AUCA alumni communities around the world after graduation.

A maximum of 10 scholarships is available for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. The scholarships will cover part of the tuition fee in the amount of up to $2,000.

 

Eligibility:

To qualify for the Alumni Scholarship Program you should:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Be sophomore or junior
  • Have proven record of volunteer / extracurricular / work experience
  • Be willing to support the AUCA Alumni Relations team for 40 hours per semester during the academic year
  • Be committed to volunteer for AUCA after graduation

* Students who receive a full scholarship and are in their last year of study are not eligible to apply.

 

Program Requirements:

While studying at AUCA you are expected to:

  • Complete a 40-hour/semester volunteer program at the AUCA Alumni Relations Office

 

After graduation from AUCA you are expected to engage in any of the following:

  • Organize an AUCA alumni community in your area
  • Organize alumni events in your area
  • Provide career support to current students and fellow alumni
  • Share relevant job announcements with AUCA Alumni Office
  • Help AUCA recruit talented prospective students
  • Come up with new ideas on how to support AUCA alumni, career and recruitment initiatives in your area

 

Application Process:

To participate in the program please provide us the following information:

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Motivation Letter (up to 500 words) a) introduction of the student; b) what is AUCA for the student? c) what changes can be introduced in the university for making it a better place? d) ideas on fostering relationships with AUCA alumni (university and alumni); e) why he/she is the best candidate
  • Curriculum Vitae

All documents should be submitted by filling out the google form via the link

 

Selection Process:

Applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee consisting of Development Office representative and Alumni Council members on a non-bias and non-discriminatory basis.

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

 

Selection criteria:

Status

 

Enrolled full-time student in any of the departments of the university 

Year of study 

 

Bachelor’s: second, third, fourth year. * Students who receive a full scholarship and are in their last year of study are not eligible to apply.

GPA

 

Minimum 3.2 

Extracurricular activities 

 

Proven record of volunteer / extracurricular / work experience 

Additional

 
  • Demonstration of motivation in giving back to the AUCA community during studies and after graduation. 
  • Complete a 40-hour/semester volunteer program at the AUCA Alumni Relations Office

 

Application process 

CV

 

An applicant is requested to demonstrate all achievements: volunteer/extracurricular/ work experience; achievements in sports; participation and awards in Olympiads; receiving any scholarships and other 

Essay

 

An applicant is requested to demonstrate his/her suitability for the scholarship by writing an essay of max 300 words on topics: 

a) introduction of the student and why he/she is the best candidate b) what is AUCA for the student? c) what changes can be introduced in the university for making it a better place? d) ideas on fostering relationships with AUCA alumni (university and alumni); 

* Applicant is free to address any other questions in an essay in addition to the mandatory questions above 

** Creativity, ability to think outside of the box is highly encouraged and considered as main selection criteria 

Transcript

 

An applicant is requested to provide with a copy of his/her transcript

Additional documents     

 

An applicant is not allowed to attach any other documents besides a CV, transcript, and essay to the application. However, selected candidates will be additionally requested to submit proving documents (certificates, photos, and others)

 

Selection process 

Process

 

Applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee on a non-bias and non-discriminatory basis. 

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. 

Selection Committee

 

Four representatives of the AUCA Alumni Council; and three representatives of the AUCA Development and Alumni Relations Offices  

 

 

For any questions, please write to alumni@auca.kg.

 

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