Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program

The Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program, a unique scholarship opportunity offered by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), is now accepting applications from bright Arab students from across the MENA region. In its first year of operation, the program granted over 400 Arab students with scholarship opportunities that enabled them to pursue their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects across the Arab region and beyond. Complete your scholarship application before January 14th, 2018. Click here to see a short video introducing the Foundation and its programs.


Getting a top-quality Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is not always a possibility for young Arabs, especially when finances are an obstacle.

If you are an exceptional Arab student with a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM), and you are curious, creative, and determined to pursue your dreams regardless of circumstances, the Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program can offer you a scholarship that provides the support necessary to realize your goals.


If you are an outstanding young Arab ready to make a difference in the world, you can become an Al Ghurair STEM Scholar at one of our partner universities as of the next Fall term.

Visit the Al Ghurair website ( to learn more about the STEM Scholars Program. Select the partner universities and STEM programs that best suit your interests.

Apply to the Program online via the website and make use of the student support resources offered by the Foundation. Make sure to note the application deadline of the cycle you are applying to.

In parallel, make sure you independently apply to your universities of choice through their websites before their respective deadlines.

Al Ghurair STEM Scholars are empowered to realize their academic and professional goals and have access to:



Please review the criteria below to see if you eligible for the STEM Scholars Program:


Key dates:

Call for applications begins Sunday December 3, 2017

Call for applications closes Sunday January 14, 2018


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