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El Umutu presidential scholarship: 149 people send applications

At least 149 people have sent applications for El Umutu international presidential scholarship through the web portal. The Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan reported.

«Of these, 94 applications did not meet the requirements, 55 applicants have a full package of documents,» the ministry said.

Registration for the scholarship took place from May 1 to May 30, the original documents were accepted in the ministry.

On May 10, 2022, President Sadyr Japarov established El Umutu presidential scholarship for young Kyrgyzstanis, who entered master’s and doctoral programs at foreign universities.

The program provides financial support, the amount of which can reach $50,000, to young Kyrgyzstanis who have entered one of the top 100 universities in the world. At least 13 people received El Umutu scholarship in 2023.