The American University of Central Asia is accepting applications for the Afghan scholarships for pursuing their undergraduate degree at the American University of Central Asia in the USA. These scholarships are funded by the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and administered by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS.

The aim of the scholarships is to enable and encourage academically able students from the USA.

The American University of Central Asia is an international, multi-disciplinary learning community in the American liberal arts tradition. AUCA is the first university in Central Asia to offer US accredited degrees in liberal arts programs through a partnership with Bard College in the United States. The American University of Central Asia is the best university in the region thanks to the students, faculty, alumni, and donors who make up the AUCA Community.


Academic Level

These scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate degree.


Available Courses

These scholarships are awarded in the subjects offered by the university.


Country of Study



Value of Award

The scholarships will cover roundtrip travel from home to host university once per academic year, tuition,  basic medical care, housing and meal stipend of students during all four years of undergraduate study in AUCA, and a one-year preparatory program at the New Generation Academy (NGA).

Numbers of Scholarships: Twenty scholarships are available.


Applicant Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • High school graduates
  • College freshmen or students who are currently in the first year of their undergraduate study

Nationality: Afghan students can apply for these scholarships.


College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.


How to Apply

Applications may be submitted by email.

  • Read the instructions and fill out the application
  • Email the following documents to 2017.auca.scholarship at by April 25, 2017.
  • Completed application
  • Scanned copy of School Diploma or Shahadatnama (please make sure to scan both sides)

Application Form


Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 25, 2017.

 Scholarship Page