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Scholarships to Study in Qatar

The Higher Education Institute of Supreme Education Council of Qatar offers scholarships programmes for students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate education at the Qatar institutes for higher education and worldwide. The Higher Education Institute has a list of best universities and colleges worldwide that pupils can go for with the scholarships offered by the Qatar government.

The Higher Education Institute declared two grants programmes for students in November 2009:
  • Tamim bin Hamad
  • Hamad bin Khilafa Al Thani scholarship
The HEI office manages scholarship programmes on the basis of the following geographical classification:
  • Australia and Arab countries
  • Canada and United States 
  • Qatar
  • Europe and United Kingdom 

"Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani" Scholarship

For Undergraduate Studies

Eligibility Conditions

The applicant should fulfill the following requirements to obtain this scholarship: 
  • Should be a citizen of Qatar
  • Should have completed secondary education and posses a secondary education completion certificate or an equivalent qualification in the last 5 years
  • Applicants should put in an application to the university listed on Sheikh “Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani” scholarship. Scholarship holder should get a confirmation of the university/institution listed.
  • Scholarship holder should not possess a qualification identical qualification/degree that are required.
  • After completing the studies, the scholarship holder should work for State for duration equivalent to the period of scholarship 
  • A PI (personal interview) should be passed by the scholarship holder.

Scholarship Benefits

An yearly bonus is given to scholarship holders who successfully complete the academic term.
  • For Excellent performance: a bonus of 50,000 QAR
  • Very good: a bonus of 40,000 QAR
  • Good: a bonus of 30,000 QAR

Additional Benefits

  • Educational tours for 10 days
  • Students are allowed to enroll for workshops, practical course and conference once a year, in places where they are pursuing their studies or in some other nations, only after the consent from the HEI.
  • Publishing pupils' graduation research (scientific) at the government's expenses.
  • The tickets of the business class once every year for pupils and their companions’.
  • Students are offered extra 50% baggage grant yearly and after completion of the study programme.

For Postgraduate Programmes- Master’s and PhD

Requirements

Applicant should fulfill the following requirements:
  • Should be a citizen of Qatar
  • Should hold a bachelor’s degree if applying to Master’s programme, and a master’s degree if applying for PhD studies
  • Applicants should register to the university listed on  “Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani” scholarship. Scholarship holder should get a confirmation of the university/institution listed
  • Scholarship holder should not hold a qualification identical to the qualification/degree that is required
  • After completing the studies, the scholarship holder should work for State for duration equivalent to the period of scholarship 
  • A PI (personal interview) should be passed by the scholarship holder.

Financial Benefits

For Master degree: An yearly bonus is given to the students who successfully finish the course: 
  • Excellent: a bonus of 200,000 QAR
  • Very good: an incentive of 150,000 QAR
  • Good: an incentive of 100,000 QAR
For Doctoral degree: An yearly bonus is given to the students who successfully finish the course:  
  • Excellent: a bonus of 250,000 QAR
  • Very good: an incentive of 200,000 QAR
  • Good: an incentive of 150,000 QAR

Additional Benefits

  • Educational tours for 10 days
  • Students are allowed to enroll for workshops, practical course and conference once a year, in nations where they are pursuing their studies or some other nations, only after the permission from the HEI. 
  • Publishing the pupils’ graduation scientific research at government's cost.
  • Tickets of business class once a year for pupils and their companions’.
  • Students are offered extra 50% baggage incentive yearly and after completion of the studies.

"Tamim Bin Hamad" Scholarship

For Undergraduate Studies 

Prerequisites

  • Should be a national of Qatar
  • Should have completed secondary education and posses a secondary school completion certificate or an equivalent qualification in last 5 years
  • Applicants should put in an application to the university listed on Sheikh "Tamim bin Hamad” scholarship. Scholarship holder should get a confirmation of the university/institution listed.
  • Scholarship holder should not hold a qualification that is equal qualification/degree that are required . 
  • After completing the studies, the scholarship holder should work for State for duration equivalent to the period of scholarship 
  • A PI (personal interview) should be passed by the scholarship holder.

Scholarship Benefits

An yearly bonus is given to scholarship holders who successfully complete the academic term.. 
  • For Excellent performance: an incentive of 40,000 QAR
  • Very good: a bonus of 30,000 QAR
  • Good: a bonus of 20,000 QAR

Additional Benefits

  • Educational tours for 10 days
  • The meeting are held yearly with Sheikh "Tamim bin Hamad”
  • Students are allowed to sign up for workshops, practical course and conference once a year, in places where they are pursuing their studies or some different nations, only after the consent from the HEI 
  • Publishing of pupils’ scientific grads research at state's expenditure
  • Yearly tickets of business class for pupils and their companions’.
  • Students are offered extra 30% baggage grant yearly and after completion of the study programme.

For Postgraduate Programmes- Master’s and PhD

Requirements

Applicant should fulfill the following requirements:
  • Should be a citizen of Qatar
  • Should hold a bachelor’s degree if applying to Master’s programme, and a master’s degree if applying for PhD studies
  • Applicants should register to the university listed on Sheikh “Tamim bin Hamad” scholarship. Scholarship holder should get a confirmation of the university/institution listed.
  • Scholarship holder should not hold a qualification identical qualification/degree that are required . 
  • After completing the studies, the scholarship holder should work for State for duration equivalent to the period of scholarship 
  • A PI (personal interview) should be passed by the scholarship holder.

Financial Benefits

For Master degree: An yearly bonus is given to the students who successfully finish the course of study. 
  • Excellent: a bonus of 150,000 QAR
  • Very good: an incentive of 100,000 QAR
  • Good: an incentive of 50,000 QAR
For Doctoral degree: An yearly bonus is given to the students who finish the programme.
  • Excellent: a bonus of 200,000 QAR
  • Very good: an incentive of 150,000 QAR
  • Good: an incentive of 100,000 QAR

Additional Benefits

  • Students are allowed to sign up for workshops, practical course and conference once a year, in nations where they are pursuing their studies or in some other nations, only after getting the sanction from the HEI. 
  • Publication of pupils’ graduation research (scientific) at the state's expenditure.
  • Tickets of business class once a year for pupils and their companions’.
  • Students are offered extra 30% baggage grant yearly and after completion of the study programme.
  • Meetings with the Prince Sheikh "Tamim bin Hamad" once a year.
To know more about the HEI scholarship programmes, visit the official website of Supreme Education Council.
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