Tag Archives | Scholarships

Applications Open for Student Leaders Program

The Student Leaders program is an intensive, approximately 6-week exchange program to the United States for up to 120 undergraduate students from the Middle East and North Africa. Students are divided among U.S. academic institutions where they develop leadership skills and expand their understanding of civil society, as well as the democratic process and how […]

Scholarship Scheme for Syrian refugees in Kurdistan

UNHCR scholarship scheme helps Syrian refugees access university degrees in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in coordination with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), this week opened its DAFI scholarship enrolment programme in KR-I and started receiving applications. UNHCR’s higher education […]

Applications Open for MEPI Student Leaders Program

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has announced that the application period for the 2016 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Program is open. Applications will be accepted until the deadline of December 21, 2015. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the MEPI Student Leaders Program supports the goals of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework […]

UK University offers Postgrad Scholarship for Iraqi Students

One of the UKs leading liberal arts institutions is offering a fully funded postgraduate scholarship to students from Iraq. Bath Spa University announced at the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) conference in London that it is offering the scholarship for postgraduate research into Women in Leadership in Higher Education. This new scholarship is part of […]

Iran to Open Medical Univ. in Iraq

By John Lee. Iran’s Minister of Health, Seyed Hassan Hashemi, has announced the opening of a branch of the University of Medical Sciences in Iraq. Following a meeting with Iraq’s Minister of Education, Hasemi said that several deals have been made in the fields of pharmaceuticals, medical facilities, investment in the construction of hospitals and health […]

Chevening Awards in Iraq

Applications for 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarships in Iraq are now open, and will close on 15 November at 23:59 GMT. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers. The scholarships offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at one of the UK’s leading universities, and the […]

Opportunity for Professionals to Study in US

Announcing an Opportunity for Mid-Career Professionals to Study in the United States The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the U.S. Government-sponsored Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This program directly supports the goals of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement to enhance mutual understanding and strengthen connections between […]

DNO Announce MENA Fellowship Fund

By John Lee. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) today announced the creation of the Middle East-North Africa Graduate Fellowship Fund underwritten by a $1 million gift from the Norwegian oil and gas company DNO International ASA. The fellowship will support qualified applicants who enroll at HKS through the Edward S. Mason Program. The internationally focused Mason […]

3x Chevening Scholarship Places for 2015/16

By John Lee. The United Kingdom Budget announced on 19th March included a tripling of Chevening places in developing countries for the 2015-16 academic year. Chevening Scholarships are the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s flagship global scholarship programme aimed at future leaders, influencers and decision-makers. An FCO spokesperson said: “Chevening Scholarships are an important element in […]

Fulbright Foreign Student Program Opens

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2015 Fulbright Foreign Student Program. This prestigious and competitive scholarship program, launched in 1946 by the U.S. Congress and the late U.S. Senator William J. Fulbright, allows outstanding students and professionals worldwide to obtain Master’s degrees at U.S. universities to […]

AUIS Announces New Scholarship Program

By John Lee. The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) has announced a donation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) that supports AUIS’ mission to offer high-quality education and empower the next generation. This donation will fund the 2013 KRG Academic Excellence Scholarship, a program that will award full merit scholarships to high-achievers. Students who […]