Fully Funded International Scholarships to Study in the Middle East 2018-2019



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What You Need To Know About Scholarships In the Middle East

The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey, and Egypt.

Most of the people in the Middle East practice Islam. They are referred to as Muslims. Islam is the dominant religion in all of the Middle Eastern states except Israel and Palestinian areas.

A fairly new addition to the QS World University Rankings by Region, the QS Arab Region University Rankings has this year been extended to feature nearly 150 universities –

To celebrate, we bring you a round-up of some of the best funding opportunities and scholarships for international students offered in the region as  Fully Funded International Scholarships to Study in the Middle East.

Spanning Egypt, Iran, Israel, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, these international scholarships give students from all over the world a chance to study in the Middle East and experience the unique culture of the region first-hand.

list of the scholarships for students seeking to study in Middle East

Scholarships to study in Egypt  Cairo

Scholarships to  study in Israel  Jerusalem

Scholarships to study in Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia

  • Academic Scholarships for Non-Saudis – Government scholarships to study in Saudi Arabia, open to high-achieving international students worldwide at all degree levels. Applicants must apply through the respective university.
  • Alfaisal University Scholarships – Need and merit-based scholarships to study in Saudi Arabia at Alfaisal University in Riyadh.
  • King Abdulaziz University International Scholarships – International scholarships to study in Saudi Arabia at King Abdulaziz University. Stipends and living costs covered and full-tuition scholarships offered for exceptional students at graduate level.

Scholarships to study in Turkey  Istanbul

Scholarships to study in the UAE  United Arab Emirates

Other scholarships to study in the Middle East  Muscat, Oman

  • ICGEB Research Grants for Member States – The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) provides grants for students to undertake research projects in basic science, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and bioenergy. You can study in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt or any of the other ICGEB member states, as long as you’re a student from one of these countries.
  • MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at AUB – Undergraduate and graduate scholarships to study at the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon. The graduate scholarships are open to refugees, Lebanese nationals, and nationals of sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Muscat University Entrance Scholarships – Scholarships for Omani and international students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate program at Muscat University in Oman.
  • Qatar University Scholarships – Undergraduate scholarships for international students to study at Qatar University on a bachelor’s program.
  • TUMS Scholarships in Iran – International scholarships to study at all levels at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) in Iran.


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