Qatar Scholarships (QS) 2021 by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD): Applications Open

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Qatar Scholarships offered by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) in the State of Qatar.

About the Scholarship

Qatar Scholarships is a program spearheaded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) in cooperation with several prestigious and leading educational institutions in the State of Qatar. Qatar Scholarships offers grants in tertiary, language and higher education programs to international students from developing countries interested in studying in Qatar.

It is a program driven by Qatar’s vision to advance quality education worldwide and comes in support of the Sustainable Development Goal 4: “Ensuring fair and inclusive education for all and enhancing lifelong learning for all”.

The State of Qatar has focused on education locally by building home grown and international educational institutions based on high-quality educational foundations. We are proud of our institutions that are graduating a diverse workforce of global citizens from Qatar University, Hamad Bin Khalifa University in partnership with the Graduate Institute, the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and Lusail University.

Qatar Scholarships is a program spearheaded by Qatar Fund for Development to streamline the efforts made by publicly funded academic and educational institutions in Qatar offering scholarships to international students from developing countries. Through Qatar Fund for Development, Qatar has for many years supported students abroad through several important projects and programs.

If you are an international student from a developing country interested in pursuing your education in Qatar, we encourage you to visit our partner university pages to learn more about the academic opportunities available and the application process.

The Qatar Scholarships Program is seeking students that are interested in becoming part of the solution of the challenges facing our world and their countries. The Qatar Scholarship Program would like to attract individuals with interest in civic leadership, international development, cultural understanding and peace building.

The academic programs offered by the Qatar Scholarships Program are in partnership with world class colleges and universities in Qatar. We encourage international students from developing countries who are seeking a scholarship to study in Qatar to apply for the 2021/2022 academic programs offered by our partners immediately.

Vision of Qatar Scholarships (QS) 2021

Enabling sustainable and inclusive development, giving hope, and promoting peace and justice, by providing scholarship opportunities for the most vulnerable and marginalized applicants from developing countries.

Partner Academic Institutions

Qatar Scholarships partners with academic institutions to provide annual scholarships to qualified applicants, provided that they meet the acceptance requirements of each institution.

  • Qatar University
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University / Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  • Lusail University
  • Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Applicants of all Qatar Scholarships will receive financial support per the terms and conditions of the academic institutions.

  • Recipients eligible for Qatar Scholarships (QS) funding must first apply to and have received provisional acceptance into one of our partner academic institutions select programs.
  • In order to be eligible for a QS scholarship, applicants must be nationals from an Official Development Assistance (ODA) country. A list of ODA countries may be found here.
How to Apply for the Qatar Scholarships Grant?
  • Applicants must first register and meet the admissions requirements of their chosen educational institution in order to provide an equal opportunity without any interventions.
  • Applicants apply to receive a scholarship at their academic institutions.
  • The academic institution nominates academically eligible applicants from OECD countries for QS scholarship funding.
  • QS selects final list of applicants who are awarded a Qatar Scholarship.

For full details about the application procedure, click here.



Click here to view the official notification for the Qatar Scholarships (QS) 2021 by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD).

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