Country: Azerbaijan Deadline: Feb. 28, 2022 Category: Undergraduate, Graduate, Phd

Government Scholarship in Azerbaijan: Provides full tuition fees, international flight, a monthly stipend for meals, accommodation, and utility costs, medical insurance, and visa and registration costs

The Government Scholarship in Azerbaijan program provides an opportunity for selected candidates on annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at the preparatory courses, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, general medicine/residency program.

Application Criteria for Government Scholarship in Azerbaijan

The Government Scholarship in Azerbaijan is open to those international applicants:

  1. Relevant Academic Background 
  2. Knowledge of English Language Tests such as IELTS or TOEFL recommended
  3. Application Essay: Please reflect on your interest to study in Azerbaijan, your aspiration to obtain relevant academic qualification for your proposed subject, and your future plans after the successful accomplishment of this program (no more than 500 words)
  4. Two letters of recommendation.

Please be sure that you have included the following items in your application package

  • Completed application form
  • Diplomas and transcripts from prior high school or university studies
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume
  • Copy of international passport
  • Document on general health status (including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and C tests)

Other Commonly Asked Questions for Government Scholarship in Azerbaijan

The most commonly asked question for the Government scholarship in Azerbaijan are: 

Can I apply individually for the scholarship?

No. Please take into account that directly submitted applications will not be considered. The candidates must be officially nominated by the respective state entities of their country (Ministries, Embassies, etc.).

Where and how should I submit my application?

Please be informed that the candidate’s documents must be officially submitted by the respective state entities of their country (Ministries, Embassies, etc.) to any Embassy or to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

What happens if Azerbaijan does not have a diplomatic mission in my country?

Since we receive the nomination of candidates through diplomatic channels, the application can be sent to any Embassy or to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Should I apply to the universities separately?

You are not required to apply to the university separately. The documents of the shortlisted candidates will be sent to the universities by the Selection Committee.


  1. Tuition fee
  2. International flight
  3. Monthly stipend for meals, accommodation and utility costs (800 AZN)
  4. Medical insurance
  5. Visa and registration costs

Eligible Nationalities 

A, B: 

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi

C, D:

Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic

E, F, G, H, I:

Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ivory Coast

J, K, L, M:

Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, North Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar

N, O, P, Q, R, S:

Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua new Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Sao-Tome and Principe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria

T, U, V, Z:

Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe


Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Azerbaijan International Development Agency

Email:; phone: +994 12 596 92 96

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