The Open Society Foundations, in partnership with the Cambridge Overseas Trust, offer outstanding students an opportunity to study at the University of Cambridge, UK, through a jointly-funded scholarship programme – the Open Society Foundations / Cambridge Scholarships.
Why study at the University of Cambridge?
 the University is regularly ranked as one of the best in the world – first in the QS World Universities Rankings in both 2010 and 2011
 its teachers and researchers are world-leading experts, and the University offers superb resources and facilities
 a degree from Cambridge will enhance your future career, and provide a network of contacts and friends that will remain with you for life
Who can apply?
 citizens and residents of Kyrgyzstan
 candidates for a one-year postgraduate Masters degree in the following subjects:
Conservation Leadership  Environmental Science or Policy
Society and Development  Gender Studies
Public Health   Law
What are the main criteria for receiving a scholarship?
 intellectual ability and leadership potential
 a good degree (at least equivalent to upper 2nd class) from a recognised university
 apply by the deadline and gain admission to the University of Cambridge
 a high level of English language skill
 intention to return to home country after study at Cambridge
What will the scholarship pay?
 tuition fees, College fee, annual stipend (sufficient for a single person), return airfare
 Open Society Foundations also invite all successful applicants to a pre-academic Summer School
How can I apply?
 check out the relevant courses on the University of Cambridge website
especially the admission and English language requirements
 contact your local Open Society Foundations representative:
Soros Foundation–Kyrgyzstan Address:  55A Logvinenko Street  Bishkek 720040  Tel: +996 312 663475 ext. 112 Fax: +996 312 663448  Contact person: Mirgul Iminova
then submit the scholarship application form to your local representative by the deadline 15 November 2012 – no late applications will be accepted

 following this you will receive a voucher code by email from the University of Cambridge for the online application payment; you must then submit an online application to the University of Cambridge