Open call for proposals of the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty for English Access Microscholarship Program 

Publication: 10.07.2023

The U.S. Consulate General in Almaty, Kazakhstan announces an open competition to organize and implement the English Access Microscholarship Program. Through after-school classes and intensive sessions, the program will create opportunities for talented 13-15 year-olds from economically disadvantaged sectors to learn English during a two-year project.  The program also gives participants the opportunity to gain an appreciation for U.S. culture and values.


Project goal:

Promote the socio-economic development of Kazakhstan through increasing the English language and critical thinking skills of economically disadvantaged Kazakh youth from rural and suburban secondary schools.


Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $31 000 to a maximum of $33 000

Number of awards anticipated: 1-3 awards


  • The following organizations are eligible to apply: not-for-profit organizations, civil society/non-governmental organizations, think tanks, public international organizations, governmental institutions, public educational institutions and/or teaching English, preferably with similar projects
  • be able to implement in regions across southern Kazakhstan
  • only Kazakhstan-based organizations are eligible to apply
  • аll documents are in English


Application Deadline: July 27, 2023 (11.59 p.m. Astana time).

Detailed information can be found at the following link: