Qatar University provides a large number of academic and financial need-based scholarships each academic year. These scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students. For information about undergraduate student scholarships including criteria and application procedures, visit the Qatar University Academic Scholarship website. For information about post-baccalaureate scholarships, visit the Qatar University Scholarship Office website.
The College of Pharmacy, in affiliation with its clinical partners, also provides scholarship awards for undergraduate and graduate students. In 2011, Ebn Sina Medical generously supported five scholarship awards based upon academic performance and future promise to the profession. These and other scholarship awards are expected to be conferred on an annual basis.
In 2012, Sidra Medical and Research Center initiated a scholarship program to help students obtain the necessary qualifications to begin a career with this organization. Sidra supports students in clinical majors and research programs, including the degree programs in the college. For further information, you can download a PDF copy of the 2012 scholarship brochure or find further information on the Sidra website.
Commencing in November 2011, the Higher Education Institute of the Supreme Council for Education (HEI SCE) recognizes the College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy and MSc (Pharm) degree programs amongst the 910 best universities and colleges from around the world. The list identifies the best universities for scholarship recipients based on international ranking criteria to achieve the best academic and research outputs and allows parents to choose the best option for their children. For further information, visit the HEI SCE website. The list of official universities and colleges includes many Qatar University post-baccalaureate programs. Scholarships application details are available on the entry requirement webpage.
Starting in Spring 2012, Qatar University offers Graduate Assistantship (GA) awards on a competitive basis to selected newly admitted graduate students applying from inside Qatar as well as from outside. All of those applying for admission and satisfy admission requirements and eligibility for the assistantship will be considered for the award. Graduate assistants are full time postgraduate students registered toward the fulfilment of a graduate degree requirement at Qatar University (QU). More information can be found here.