Qatar University Scholarships for international students Fall 2020

Masters Undergraduate

Deadline : May 7, 2020

Qatar University supports a wide variety of scholarships recipients each academic year in order to attract highly qualified students. While the vast majority of academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and scholarly achievement.

This scholarship is offered by the University to the admitted students in the university. The applicants to this scholarship may be nominated by their embassies or may apply directly to Qatar University. Nominated students may receive these scholarships during the Fall semester and the Spring semester of the same academic year, though they are NOT allowed to transfer the scholarship to the next academic year. There are two types of these scholarships which are internal and external Scholarships.

Scholarships contained within this guide includes only first bachelor students and students who transfer from other universities to Qatar University. Non-degree applicants, visiting students, and applicants seeking a second bachelor's degree are not eligible for academic scholarships offered by Qatar University.

Benefits

  • All scholarships cover the cost of tuition fees while the benefits of some scholarships may also include one or more of the following benefits:
  • the cost of textbooks fees free accommodation in university dormitories,
  • and a yearly airfare ticket to the home country of the student, this benefit is available for international students who granted an external scholarship only and under the sponsorship of the university.
  • The student is responsible to pay the due penalties in case he/she drops courses, or withdraw from the semester.

Eligibility

All scholarship students must commit to maximum duration which is the proposed duration of the academic program that he/she is studying at, which is based on the program graduation requirements, in addition to the number of semesters spent in the Foundation Program (maximum one year). The maximum duration does not include summer courses or courses that the student drops or withdraws.

Conditions applied on certain scholarships

  • Islamic countries and other countries Scholarship
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Outstanding Performance Scholarship

Foundation Period

  1. GPA and the number of registered credit hours during the Foundation Program are not counted.
  2. Complete the Foundation Program in 2 semesters only (one year).
  3. If the student did not pass the Foundation Program in 2 semesters:
    1. Internal Scholarship: the scholarship will be suspended; the student can continue studying at Qatar University but has to pay full tuition fees on his own. Student can return the scholarship after completing the foundation program or transfer to colleges that do not require foundation program.
    2. External Scholarship: the scholarship will be stopped; student's residency will be canceled and the student will be given a one-way ticket to go back to his country, as long as Qatar University is his sponsor.

Undergraduate Students

After completing the Foundation Program, the following conditions must be fulfilled:

  1. Must satisfy the maximum duration condition illustrated above.
  2. Must register and pass 12 credit hours in each regular semester. In extenuating circumstances, the student may request an exception through the online scholarship exemption application and the scholarship section will decide wither the request is approved or not.
  3. Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 out of 4 for Islamic world and other countries scholarships, H.H. the Emir o Qatar's Scholarships for Academic Excellence , and Outstanding Performance Scholarships.
  4. If the student does not fulfill either of the 2 conditions above (2&3), the student will receive a Scholarship Warning.
  5. If a student receives 2 Scholarship Warnings (from the same type) or exceeded the maximum duration condition:
    1. Internal Scholarship: the scholarship will be stopped, and the student can continue studying at Qatar University but has to pay full tuition fees on his own.
    2. External Scholarship: the scholarship will be stopped; student's residency will be canceled and the student will be given a one-way ticket to go back to his country, as long as Qatar University is his sponsor.
  6. After the student's scholarship has been canceled, student will not be eligible to receive that scholarship again, regardless of whether the situation is amended.

Application

To Apply, Click Here

For more information, visit Qatar University Scholarships