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​​​​The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI)

​​​​The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI)







Fully Funded


MSc & Ph.D

Jan 20, 2023

More details :

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies offers a wide variety of scholarships annually to attract academically qualified students from within and outside the State of Qatar. The scholarships vary, some awarded on the basis of merit and academic competition, while others are based on financial need.

Eligibility :

All applicants must fill in the online application form and submit, where indicated, all required and supporting documents. Please read the following admission requirements and conditions carefully and then go to the online application page

1- The applicant must have earned a Bachelor's degree in the field of specialization or a related field, with a GPA of no less than 3.20, and a master's degree or its equivalent with a GPA of no less than 3.50 out of 4.00 (or its equivalent) from an accredited university recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar, and in a specialization related to the research field to which the candidate is applying.

2- The applicant must prove that his study was regularly conducted (Full time study) to obtain the bachelor's and master's degrees.

3- The applicant must be able to study and research academically in Arabic with a measure of English language proficiency.

4- Applicants can submit one application only. duplicate applications will be disregarded.

Required documents :

Maters applicants

  • Passport for International students

  • Undergraduate degree and transcripts

  • TWO references

  • A valid minimum IELTS academic score 5.5 or TOEFL iBt score of 59.

  • A personal statement

  • Updated curriculum vitae (CV)

Ph.D. applicants' additional documents

  • Master's degree and transcripts

  • A preliminary doctoral dissertation proposal

  • A minimum of THREE reference letters

  • A copy of the master's Thesis

The English language requirement might be waived in the case of  candidates who obtained degrees from, one of the universities endorsed  by DI where English language is the official language of the  instruction.

How to apply :

Please read the following instructions carefully:

1. Create an application on the DI admission portal.

2. Applicants can submit one application only. duplicate applications will be disregarded.

3. Applicants can save their application progress and apply in several sessions.

4. Applicants are required to upload all application materials via the online portal.

5. Applicants can request references online via the online application system.

6. Referees receive the reference request automatically and can fill out the reference forms online.

7. Applicants can check the status of their references online and can remind a referee or create a new reference request even after submission of the application.

The Scholarship Benefits:
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