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Interviewers Marc Zielinski, Andrew Horsfall, Vladimir Bogachev, and Fjolla Raifi in American Councils' office.

2016 KAEF Interviews Held in Prishtina

The selection process for the 2016 group of KAEF finalists continued with interviews being conducted in Prishtina for the 20 tier-1 semifinalists during the weekend of September 12-13, 2015. Semifinalists were interviewed by American Councils staff from the U.S., Andrew Horsfall from Syracuse Univer…

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2015 KAEF Fellows at the U.S. Capitol (From left: Teuta Avdimetaj, Annea Hap├žiu, Fjolla Kondirolli, Egzon Halili, Rozafa Ramadani-Mavriqi, and Blendrit Elezaj)

2015 KAEF Fellows Begin Program

The incoming 2015 group of KAEF Fellows arrived in the U.S. to begin their program on August 12, 2015. A Beginning of Program Orientation (BOP) was held for those KAEF Fellows on August 13 - 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. Several American Councils staff members conducted the orientation. A variety of t…

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David Gotaas receives an award from KAEF Alumni in November 2013

In Honor of David Gotaas

The KAEF Advisory Committee and American Councils for International Education are deeply saddened by the death of David J. Gotaas on May 23, 2015. A tireless advocate on behalf of Kosovo and its people, David was instrumental in the creation and ongoing operation of the KAEF Scholarship fund. David…

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Eliza Dushku to be guest of honor at KAEF benefit event on May 28, 2015

Eliza Dushku Benefit Event for KAEF

We are delighted to announce that Eliza Dushku, the well-known Hollywood actress of Albanian descent, has confirmed her attendance as a guest of honor at our KAEF benefit event, to be held in Prishtina on May 28th. Thursday May 28, 2015 19:00 Sheshi 21 Diçka po Zihet Restaurant Prish…

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KAEF Fellow, Hana Sahatqija, speaks with Dr. Dan E. Davidson, President, American Councils

March KAEF Benefit Held in Washington, DC

An EVENING OF CULTURE AND DISCOVERY was held in Washington, DC on the evening of March 27, 2015. We are pleased to report that the event generated great interest about the KAEF Program in the Washington, DC community and beyond. The event was recently highlighted on Voice of America.…

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Request for Proposal: Creative Services for KAEF Promotional Materials

Open and competitive process Deadline for submission: April 15, 2015 Summary American Councils for International Education is accepting proposals for content development and design of promotional materials for the Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF). Established in 2004, KAEF is dedica…

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KAEF Alumna, Brikena Avdyli (American University - International Development, 2013)

Brikena Avdyli, determined to develop the youth of Kosova

"Don't know why the effort, it's not going to get any better in here. Why haven't you stayed in the States?" - It is precisely the expression that Brikena hears the most since her return to her native Kosova. It is this expression, which Brikena does not want to hear any more. She is strongly dedica…

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The 2014 KAEF Fellows take some time during their Beginning of Program Conference to pose in front of the U.S. Capitol building.

Kosovo American Education Fund Celebrates 10 Years

The Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) celebrates its tenth anniversary as well as the arrival of its newest class of seven graduate fellows. This group of select students from Kosovo will begin their studies in some of the country's most prestigious university graduate programs. Over the last te…

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Photo Exhibition-Sale at the National Museum, Prishtina, Kosovo

Never before seen in Kosovo, this Exhibition-Sale event offers you the first and only opportunity to purchase these unique historic images. The exhibition is brought to you by the Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) and is organized in support of the program's 10th Anniversary. All proceeds from …

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KAEF is Hiring a Project Manager-Fundraising

This Project Manager-Fundraising-is a one year full time position based in Kosovo. The contract term may be extended depending on performance and the availability of funds. The Project Manager will identify, select and monitor the work of companies (contractors) tasked with development of compellin…

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