Program on supporting Kazakh Students
The leadership of the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan is launching a new program to support the Kazakh students studying abroad. The representatives of the Foundation and the St. Petersburg State University signed a memorandum of cooperation in science, education and culture. The main areas of bilateral cooperation focus on the development and implementation of joint projects, supporting talented youth, networking and cooperation between the universities. The project is implemented as part of the five social initiatives by President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
IGOR ROGOV, DEPUTY ACTING DIRECTOR, FOUNDATION OF FIRST PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN:
- The members of the Foundation decided to support the Kazakh students who are studying in other countries and particularly those in Russia. In addition, the appropriate assistance will be set for the Russian students, postgraduates and young scientists who are conducting research on Kazakhstan’s history, culture, law and economy.
The parties discussed details on scholarships, scientific competitions and student exchanges. They are also planning a large-scale forum of the Kazakh students studying in Russia. Supporting youth initiatives and training highly qualified professionals are the main goals of the agreement. Rector of the St. Petersburg State University Nikolai Kropachev highlighted that these measures are of special importance to the university.
NIKOLAI KROPACHEV, RECTOR, ST. PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY:
- Modern Kazakhstan’s achievements should be presented as part of the educational programs such as law, history, international relations, psychology and philosophy. We want to give our students and scientists an opportunity to be closer to Kazakhstan. Our educational programs take into account Kazakhstan’s features and benefits and our scientists closely cooperate with the Kazakh scientists.
During the visit, deputy acting director of the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan, Igor Rogov lectured the students on the topic of human rights and shared Kazakhstan's experience in modernizing the law enforcement system.