The Nailekhanim Foundation Scholarship

The Nailekhanim Foundation in Azerbaijan is offering a fully funded scholarship to outstanding female students from any part of the globe who wish to pursue a postgraduate Degree at Khazar University.

Here in this blog post is some detailed information concerning this scholarship opportunity, if you are willing to apply for this scholarship, please ensure to read this article to the end.

Opportunity Detail

Language Requirement: Not required

Gender: Female

Level: Master, PhD

Eligible Region/Countries: Open for all

Medium of Instruction: English

Opportunity ID: 25481

Funding Type: Fully Funded

Duration: 1 year

Opportunity Description

The Nailekhanim Foundation Scholarship for Postgraduate Female Students is now accepting applications. The Nailekhanim Foundation in Azerbaijan offers a full scholarship to a talented female student from any country who is determined to pursue a Master’s or Doctoral Degree at Khazar University.

This scholarship covers all costs, including annual tuition, annual dormitory fees, a monthly stipend for one year, and one single economy class round-trip transportation cost to and from Azerbaijan.

About Khazar University

Khazar University was founded in March 1991 by Hamlet Isakhanli, the university became one of the first private universities in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia and the first in Azerbaijan to introduce Western-style, research-oriented higher education. Isakhanli formed Khazar in the interest of reforming the previous system of higher education under Soviet rule.

Khazar University is providing Western-style education on all levels: undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral. And it also participates in foreign student exchange programs

Host University: Khazar University

Funded by: Nailekhanim Foundation

Application Deadline: N/A

Open to: Female students from any country

Nailekhanim Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Coverage:

Nailekhanim Foundation Scholarship covers the following costs:

  • Tuition FeeDormitory
  • Monthly stipend for one year
  • Economy class round-trip transportation costs to and from Azerbaijan

Eligibility Criteria for Nailekhanim Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship:

  • Female students from any country in the world are eligible to join.
  • Outstanding academic record and dedication to the chosen academic field
  • A strong interest in higher education and high-level academic research
  • Submit a general application to Khazar University for admission to a program of choice.
  • To conduct academic research, you must have a sufficient level of English fluency.
  • Demonstrate high-level academic merit with a minimum A-, 90-92 percent, or 3.7 (out of 4) grade point average (GPA), or equivalent, depending on the applicant’s previous university’s grading scheme.
Nailekhanim Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Requirements:
  • Filled Application Form
  • Motivational Essay about “Describe a situation where you demonstrated or witnessed female leadership and how it made a positive difference” (min. 1,500 words)

Required Information in the application form:

  • Full name of the applicant
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Home Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Application Date
  • Signature


The Nailekhanim Scholarship Selection Committee, which has been appointed, is responsible for selecting the Scholarship-holder. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by an expert panel consisting of members of the Nailekhanim Scholarship Selection Committee and other scholars and practitioners.

The decision of the Nailekhanim Scholarship Selection Committee on the chosen candidate to become the Scholarship-holder will be final.

How to apply for Nailekhanim Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship for  Female Students?

Applicants must submit a general application to Khazar University to join a program of choice by no later than June. Scholarship application, including the required information, must be submitted to the email address mentioned below.


Email subject line: “Nailekhanim Foundation’ Scholarship Application”


Submission Email:



Refer to Khazar University’s official announcement to learn more about this scholarship


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