The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Kazakhstan.

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from June 24-27, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website, where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email

Contact Information

Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Astana


#3 Rakhymzhan Koshkarbayev Ave. Astana 010010 Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 7172 702 100

U.S. Consulate General Almaty 
Samal Towers 
97 Zholdasbekov Street, 16th floor, Almaty 050051 
Phone:  + 7 727 250 76 12 

Points of Contact

Colin Guard
Cultural Affairs Officer
Tel: +7 7172 702 318

Asiyat Suleimenova
Academic Exchanges Coordinator
Tel: + 7-7172-702-295

Country Information

ETA Resources

Alum Contacts

Alumni Contacts

We invite you to contact these Fulbright alumni for questions or advice prior to your grant. They can be an excellent resources for unofficial questions – what type of clothing to bring, how to open a bank account, and more.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar:

Fulbright English Teaching Assistants:

Fulbright Student Researchers

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All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

Visit our Scholar Directory to view and search all Fulbright alumni. You can also learn more about Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors.

For teaching awards, scholars teach one to two courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels each semester. Depending on the discipline, scholars consult on curriculum, advise graduate students, direct theses and/or conduct faculty training.

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