Kosovo American Education Fund is offering up to 8 graduate fellowships at American universities to talented Kosovars who demonstrate a strong commitment to the economic development of their country. Fellows study in master’s level programs for one or two years, obtain a degree, and participate in professional internships. KAEF fellowships are open to all eligible applicants, and are awarded through a merit-based competition. The application deadline is July 13, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded for studying all the subjects.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing master’s programs and to participate in professional internships.
Scholarship Provider: Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF)
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: The KAEF Program does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, age, race, color, gender, religion or disability. Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Competition for the KAEF Program is merit-based and open to anyone who meets the following requirements:
-In possession of a passport from Kosovo by October 2015.
-An habitual resident in Kosovo and residing in Kosovo at the time of application and during the selection process.
-Able to convincingly demonstrate existing and durable ties to Kosovo, and a firm commitment to return to Kosovo for at least two years after the completion of the program.
-The recipient of an undergraduate degree by the time of study in the U.S. (degree must be in law in order to apply to the KAEF Program in the field of law).
-Proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application.
-Able to demonstrate professional aptitude and leadership potential in the selected field of specialization.
-Able to begin the program of study in the United States in the summer of 2016.
-Able to receive and maintain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens of Kosovo can apply for these fellowships.
Scholarship Description: The KAEF educational fund supports educational programs that provide Kosovo’s future leaders with the tools they need to promote the country’s future prosperity. KAEF fellowships are open to all eligible applicants, and are awarded through a merit-based competition. Fellows study in master’s level programs for one or two years, obtain a degree, and participate in professional internships.
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is awarded for one or two years.
What does it cover? KAEF provides funds for all aspects of applicants and Fellows’ participation in the program. Applying to the program is free. KAEF Fellows receive:
-100 percent tuition and fees support
-Professional development funds
With KAEF, you don’t have to be wealthy to take advantage of the very best the American educational system has to offer.
Selection Criteria: The KAEF program does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, age, race, color, gender, religion, or disability. Competition for the KAEF program is merit-based and open to anyone. KAEF fellowships are awarded through a merit-based competition. Selection of KAEF Fellows is a three-step process:
-First, all applications are reviewed by U.S. admissions experts.
-Second, highly ranked candidates are interviewed and tested in Kosovo.
-Finally, the applications, test scores, and interview results of highly ranked candidates are reviewed by U.S. admissions experts and fellowship awardees are selected. Results are announced in early summer.
Notification: KAEF finalists identified in January 2016.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online.
Online Application, Click Here
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 13, 2015.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application, Click Here