Support talented students
This program is for outstanding students regardless of their welfare. Eligible students have to demonstrate outstanding academic and social achievements. This program is designed to foster professional and personal development of students by giving full or partial grants or providing dormitory. In order to keep the grant during the whole period of its validity the recipient has to meet certain minimum GPA each semester.
Support the faculty (professors)
1. Support Research Internship Program. Faculty members develop academic curriculum and research at the University. Within the framework of this program SDU provides faculty members with the opportunities to do research abroad. Your donations will cover flight expenses, accommodation and monthly salary from 6 months up to 1 year. SDU also invites professors from abroad to share their knowledge and experience with local faculty and students.
Support the University
SDU campus is a central place for students educational and recreational activities. University aims to renew its basic infrastructure by building new facilities and substantially renovating existing ones. This includes buildings, roads, utilities, grounds and landscaping, student housing, and information technology resources needed to fully support the University mission. Maintaining up-to-date library resources and research facilities, equipment, and technological tools are also important.
7 REASONS TO SUPPORT SDU
MISSION. We have a new mission. The university has approved a new strategy of development for the next 5 years, according to which we want to become the leading research university in Central Asia.
AMBITION. Tuition fees paid by students cover only university operating budget. We plan to expand course programs, fund cutting-edge scientific research, provide scholarships for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, give the faculty the opportunities to have professional development courses abroad, attract international professors, support arts, cultural and sporting activities on campuses.
EFFECTIVE BUDGET ALLOCATION. 60% of our students are holders of state grants. Unfortunately, state grant does not cover the full cost of student education, which makes the University cover the remaining part of tuition fees.
OPPORTUNITIES. Most of our students need financial assistance. We provide full and partial grants for applicants who were the most successful at SDU Subject Proficiency Test. 15% of our students receive financial aid from the university.
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. Since its establishment, our university is a non-profit organization. University income is not distributed among shareholders; instead all income is invested in the development of the university.
CREDIBILITY. Top applicants in Kazakhstan strive to study at SDU. In 2019, 1,117 out of 5,000 students who scored more than 100 points on the United National Testing, enrolled into our university programmes.
GIVE TO LIVE. By making donations, you’re investing in students and providing a legacy for future generations. We welcome every donation to prepare the future leaders of tomorrow to make positive impacts on the world.
Full annual financial reports about donations will be uploaded to this page in September each year.