Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship Programme in Kyrgyzstan
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education is accepting applications for its annual entrepreneurship programme for 18 to 28 year olds who have a business idea, or are developing a start-up. The programme is offered free-of-charge, and is aimed at increasing the awareness about the entrepreneurial world, and at enhancing participants skills and knowledge on how to run a successful business.
Applications are open to youth from Osh, Naryn, Kochkor, Suzak, Bazar-Korgon, Aravan and Bishkek. Complete your application by November 30th 2019 in Russian
Following the seven-day entrepreneurship programme, the best 30 pitches from 100 business ideas will be selected by the members of the awarding committee represented by the University of Central Asia, State Agency of Youth, Sport and Cultural Affairs of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Mountain Societies Development Support Programme, Accelerate Prosperity and others. Following the results, 10 projects will receive grants for further business development.
This programme is part of the “Demilgeluu Jashtar” project, which aims to train 400 young people qualified to undergo the entrepreneurship programme, and distribute grants to the most promising business ideas. Trainings are implemented by UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education, and supported by USAID Kyrgyzstan.