JSC "Center for International Programs" has been known as an administrator of “Bolashaq” International Scholarship for the last 13 years. One of the trends of Kazakhstan’s education is expanding transnational cooperation to increase the mobility of students, staff and growth of joint educational programs. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan is updating content of education in the framework of the trilingual education. This is the reason why phased transition into using English as a language of study is carried out at high schools and higher education institutions.

The JSC «Center for International Programs» was established by the Governmental Resolution No.301 of April 4, 2005 to implement the objectives set. Kazakhstan was the first among the CIS countries to educate its best students at the top universities abroad, enabling them to acquire necessary skills and knowledge to build a democratic and prosperous society. Throughout the whole period of its realization Bolashak Scholarship has been granted to 11 126 Kazakhstan citizens for study in 200 best universities of 33 countries.

As a result of a stable and purposeful policy of Program’s implementation process improvement, at the VIII International Going Global Conference in Miami in 2014, Bolashak Scholarship has been named the best one among 11 academic mobility programs.