Azerbaijan Scholarship opens to Antiguans and Barbudans


Antigua and Barbuda’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Her Excellency Karen-Mae Hill has announced the opening for applications from Antiguans and Barbudans to study in the Republic of Azerbaijan.


This initiative was made possible through the Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda. The scholarship covers all expenses including, flights, full tuition, allowances, and accommodation.

“As a current Chair of the Non-Alignment Movement, Azerbaijan is happy to provide an opportunity for selected candidates from NAM countries on an annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at the preparatory courses, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, general medicine/residency programmes. In this context, I would like to strongly emphasize a productive and constructive relationship with Antigua and Barbuda which is progressing on an excellent level, said H.E. Tahir Taghizadeh , Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the United Kingdom

According to Dr Drickesha Aska, currently a resident Anesthesiologist- Critical Care Specialist at the Azerbaijan Medical University,  “After working in dozens of hospitals and clinics in Antigua and the U.S., Azerbaijan offered an added exotic facet to my already robust international medical education. The amazingly rich culture, warm-hearted people, and extensively diverse academics and practitioners exceeded my highest expectations. So, if you are interested in a cultural investment and exploring roads less trodden, while acquiring a sound education, why not apply?”

High Commissioner Hill said that the university programmes on offer are for preparatory courses, undergraduate, graduate (taught and Research) and General Medicine/Residency, noting that additional information is available from the Commission’s website at  She urges suitably qualified Antiguans and Barbudans to avail themselves of the opportunity to pursue higher education in a county rich in history and culture.

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  1. Excuse me for my ignorance can someone tell me where is Azerbaijan located and what language do they speak……? I am interesting to apply but I will be happy if I can get a little head up

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