The Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) is dedicated to the long-term economic development of Kosovo through the education of its people. KAEF provides up to 8 graduate fellowships per year to promising Kosovars for top-level training at select U.S. universities.
To date, 40 universities have hosted KAEF Fellows, including Colorado State University, American University, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and Yale University. Aside from providing KAEF Fellows a top-notch education, our university partners also provide tuition cost-sharing.
Application Deadline: July 10, 2017.
Institution of Study: American universities
Country of Study: USA
Scholarship Type: Aside from providing KAEF Fellows a top-notch education, our university partners also provide tuition cost-sharing.
Summer internships – KAEF Fellows are required to intern with a business or organization working in their field of expertise during the summer months.
Practical training – KAEF Fellows are given the option of staying in the U.S. for an extended period of time after completing their degree in order to participate in a practical training internship.
Level of education: Masters degree programme.
- In possession of a passport from Kosovo by October 2017.
- 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 2018.
- Able to receive and maintain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa.
How to apply
Apply from here.