KPO scholarship programme and partnership with universities

People is the most important value for our Company. KPO continues enhancing its employees’ qualification and attracting young professionals through cooperation with universities.

Scholarship programmes <sup>GRI 404-2</sup>

KPO Scholarship Programme is one of the constituent incentives for professional development and further education of employees and their children.

In 2021, within this programme KPO allocated 19.8 KZT mln (equivalent to US$ 45.8 k) to sponsor scholarships for 14 KPO employees and 22 children of employees.

Dynamics of engagement in the KPO Scholarship Programme, 2010-2021

KPO partnership with Qazaqstani universities

KPO continues its cooperation with Qazaqstani universities in order to attract young specialists. This cooperation is treated by the Company as a mutually beneficial activity that contributes to the training and adaptation of young professionals for employment. Interaction with universities is carried out through the Student Placement Programme based on the respective bilateral agreements.

In 2021, 39 students from 6 educational institutions had practical and pre-graduate internship for 17 specialities in various departments of the Company. From 2013 to 2021, the Company employed 172 people out of those, who had passed the student placement.

Number of students completed internship at KPO, 2016-2021