American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Student Initiative Development Program

Student Initiative Development Program (SIDP)

Student Initiative Development Program develops leadership potential and professional skills in students by supporting them in the implementation of their own initiatives through consultations, personal mentorship, professional trainings, seminars, and workshops.

The word “Initiatives” implies different thoughts, ideas, suggestions, etc. that impact other people and do good for them.

If you have an idea and want to start, or do not have any ideas at all, still would love to do a project, come to SIDP to get various help! You can brainstorm right at the meeting, consult about your ideas, implementation plans and get personal mentorship!

If you would like to implement social, environmental or even social entrepreneurship project, you are more than welcome to apply for a small grant! In order to do it: 

  1. Download application form here + Budget Template
  2. Once you are ready with the application form, please, send it to
  3. You will get an email with invitation to the interview.

SIDP will consider the most promissing, interesting and well - thought projects! The preference is given to long terms projects. 

SIDP takes “Active” approach in teaching leadership and management skills! Besides different trainings and seminars, you must have small projects or raw ideas to practice the learned information.  This is how you learn! Practice and mistakes make perfect!



American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028