We are committed to attracting the best students from around the world, regardless of their financial circumstances.
At Qatar Foundation, we offer a range of scholarships and need-based financial aid options for students. Our admissions are always need-blind and we remain committed to attracting the best students from around the world, regardless of their financial needs.
Our loans are interest-free and include an option for repayment through working at one of hundreds of approved organizations in Qatar.
Students at any of the universities in Education City have access to multiple sources of funding. These options can be availed individually or combined to supplement their financial needs.
Undergraduate students who have completed two semesters of academic study in Education City and have a GPA of 3.6 or above can apply for this highly competitive merit scholarship. The scholarship is renewed annually as long as the student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.6.
A need-based, interest-free loan program that gives you an equal opportunity to receive a quality university education. All students who have been accepted into one of the undergraduate programs in Education City and can demonstrate a financial need are eligible to apply.
Students can repay their loan after graduation either through repayment (as a percentage of their monthly income) or via paid service (by working for an approved organization for a predetermined period).
Partner universities in Education City also offer their own merit-based or need-based funding, typically in form of a scholarship. In some cases, applicants with high scholastic achievements are automatically awarded these scholarships upon their acceptance to a university.
US citizens and permanent residents (green card holders) may be eligible for federal assistance from the United States. Eligible students can obtain more information through the FAFSA website or through one of the US universities in Education City.
Qatari citizens and citizens of other GCC countries can seek government scholarships and private or corporate sponsorships, which typically cover up to the full cost of attendance.
You may support the financing of your university expenses with part-time work on campus. Student employment ranges from jobs at universities, such as teaching and research assistants, to those at recreation centers and housing complexes.
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In order to avail our funding opportunities, you’ll need to make an account and fill out the application at QF’s Financial Aid System, which will help us get a better understanding of what solution suits you most.
You can download the guidelines for the Financial Aid System below, in addition to other forms you’ll need to fill and upload on the system.
Arranging for university finances can often be stressful and confusing. To help ease some of your worries, we’ve prepared some answers to the most common questions we receive from students and parents.
If you still have any outstanding questions or concerns, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help you any way we can.
A need-based loan that gives undergraduate students who are studying within Education City an equal opportunity to receive a quality university education.
Accepted to an undergraduate program at:
Financial aid cycle for fresh students starts from 1 April until 31 May every year.
Financial aid cycle for returning students starts from 1 February until 2 March every year.
The FAS system is available online where students can access it on https://fas.qf.org.qa.
Repayment of the financial aid loan is due:
Prior to graduation: If the student has withdrawn or was dismissed from any university in Education City, the student and the legal guarantor during the study period should meet with financial aid repayment representative to sign a repayment plan for the awarded financial aid amount.
Six months after graduation date through:
You may also visit QF Student Financial Services located in 2015 (Qatar Foundation Headquarters) by booking an appointment via email.
Undergraduate students who have completed two semesters of academic study in Education City with an outstanding GPA can apply for this highly competitive merit scholarship.
Students who fulfil the following requirements are eligible to submit an application:
Completed two semesters of undergraduate studies at one of the following universities:
Cycle starts from 15 May until 5 June every year.
Scholarship applicants are required to fill the online scholarship application and to upload the following documents before 5 June each year:
All applications will be reviewed to make sure that applicants meet the required criteria. Successful applicants will receive a notification about their scholarship award and instructions for the next steps.
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