Youth Foundation organizes grant competitions for young individuals’ projects. The eligible applicants for these competitions are young Azerbaijani citizens aged between 18-29 years. The projects should have an implementation period between 3 and 6 months. The grants for such projects can be up to 5 000 AZN.
Participation in international events
16-29 years old socially active, creative, talented young people and young researchers can apply for this opportunity. If the financial support is allocated for that person, application fees, accommodation and transportation costs can all be covered by the Youth Foundation.
Financial support for educational expenses
There are two types of educational programs:
1.Foundation provides scholarships to the youth for their studies in prominent universities around the world. The tuition fees, accommodation, visa, transportation and insurance costs are all included into above-mentioned scholarships. The list of priority universities and majors is determined each year by the Foundation for master’s and higher degrees of education.
2.Moreover, Youth Foundation covers the local educational expenses of students who need social support. The main criteria for eligibility are based on attendance of the student to the classes, his/her academic performance and the social group they belong to.
Youth Foundation partially pays the salary of some individuals to partner organizations which recruit them. Such type of support mechanism continues up to 1 year.
Internships in international organizations
The internship of young people in international organizations can be financially covered by the Foundation for a period of no more than three months.
Support to young entrepreneurs
Youth Foundation supports innovative start-up ideas of the youth by providing low-interest rate credits ranging between 1 000 AZN and 50 000 AZN from partner banks and credit organizations.