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Amiri Scholarships

Amiri Scholarships







Fully Funded


BSc, MSc

Jun 24, 2024

More details :

The Amiri Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship awarded by UDST to eligible students residing in Qatar and international students from all over the world. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable exceptional students to pursue a degree in the applied fields of study offered by the University, foster creativity and innovation in science and technology, and to experience Qatar’s diverse multicultural society.

Eligibility :
Eligibility Criteria

  • High school graduation certificate or equivalent approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education with a minimum average of 90% or equivalent.

  • Successful completion of final year Math, Science (Chemistry/Biology/Physics) and any other subject-specific entry requirements for the Program with a minimum score of 90% or equivalent.

  • The applicant should be a high school graduate in the same or previous year in which the scholarship application is made.

  • Extra-Curricular Achievements: Activities undertaken outside the regular academic curriculum such as Certifications, Competitions, Olympiads, etc. Student engagement achievements such as Awards, Leadership Roles (example: President of Student Council), outreach programs, etc.

Standardized Test Requirements

  • English RequirementIELTS: An overall band of 7.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) below 6.5. The score is valid for two years from the original test date.
    SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing): A minimum score of 550. The score is valid for three years from the original test date.
    TOEFL iBT: A minimum score of 95 (no score below 22). The score is valid for two years from the original test date.

  • Mathematics RequirementSAT (Mathematics): A minimum score of 550. The score is valid for three years from the original test date.
    ACT (Mathematics): A minimum score of 22. The score is valid for three years from the original test date.

Required documents :

Scholarship applications require documents like transcripts, proof of residency, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement or essay. See Eligibility Criteria

How to apply :

Before you apply for admission to UDST, here’s how you can prepare:

  1. Research all programs offered at UDST by visiting their program page.

  2. Check the application deadlines.

  3. Familiarize yourself with the admission requirements for your desired program.

  4. Make sure you meet the admission requirements of the program to which you are applying.

Steps for submitting an application to UDST:

  1. Check the application deadline and program offered by visiting the Application Deadlines page.

  2. Prepare the required documents: Copy of the official high school grade report (Grade 12), Copy of the Passport, Copy of the Qatari ID.

  3. Fill and submit the application through the University website. To complete the application submission, a non-refunded application fee of 300 QR must be paid.

  4. Once payment is made, you will be directed to select your preferred placement test date.

  5. You may check the application status 5 working days after submission by visiting the website.

Applications for the Amiri Scholarship are accepted through their online application process for both domestic and international applicants.

Firstly, you should apply to the university. Once your application is accepted, you may be considered for the scholarship, provided that all the necessary requirements are met.

The Scholarship Benefits:
  • Tuition fees waiver for obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

  • Health insurance.

  • Monthly stipend.

  • Textbook fees waiver.

  • Accommodation and transportation.

  • Coverage of visa processing fees (for international students).

  • Annual one round trip economy class ticket (for international students).

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