Islam Karimov Foundation

Farhod Rihsiyev, winner of the Karimov Foundation’s 2018 Scholarship programme

Farhod Rihsiyev was awarded the Karimov Foundation’s two-year postgraduate scholarship last year, and is currently studying for his master’s degree in architecture and design at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. 

Providing access to educational opportunities to young people from Uzbekistan through merit-based scholarships awarded in various disciplines and fields of study is one of the priority areas of the Karimov Foundation’s work.

Under the Foundation’s 2017 and 2018 programmes, 22 young Uzbeks were awarded scholarships and are now studying for their master’s degree at some of the leading universities in Germany, Italy, Poland and Russia.
A selection process is currently under way for the Foundation’s 2019 scholarship programme.