On this of page of ‘scholarship-positions.com’ we arranged the summarized information of Omanis’ scholarships which assist students in studying in Oman as well as in UK, USA, Netherland, South Africa etc. Sultan Qaboos University is the first university in the Oman which was founded in the year of 1986. Government also send students for higher studies in neighboring Arab countries i.e. Jordan, UAE, Egypt and Kuwait. Being self-administered, SQU has its various colleges in the fields of Nursing, Education, Commerce, Arts and Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Science and Engineering which offers degree at Bachelor, Master and PhD level. SQU also provides financial assistance in the form of scholarship through its SQU Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. There are also some private colleges and universities which are affiliated with European, Australian or American institutions. MENA Scholarship, GUtech Scholarship, University of Groningen Scholarships etc are some other scholarships offered to Omani students to study in the different countries abroad. Here is a list of various available scholarships for assisting Omanis in getting higher education.
Scholarship Program: 2012 MENA Scholarship for Short Course in the Netherlands
Employer: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Level of study: Short course programme
Brief Scholarship Description: The Middle East and North Africa Scholarship Programme (MENA Scholarship Programme) is initiated and fully funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The MENA Scholarship Programme was set up in 2007 as a result of the growing interest in both the Arab world and the Netherlands to strengthen mutual ties in the areas of education, culture and trade. The programme enables mid career professionals from Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia to do a short course in the Netherlands. Each year there are around 120 scholarships available, which are proportionally distributed among the participating countries. Ideally, half of the scholarships are allocated to female applicants.
Scholarship Website: http://www.nuffic.nl/international-students/docs/scholarships/mena/mena-brochure.pdf
Scholarship Program: Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships for Developing Countries, USA 2013
Employer: Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships
Level of study: Journalist
Brief Scholarship Description: In 2013, the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships will be creating several specialized fellowships and working exclusively with partner institutions. We are only accepting applications from journalists at our partner media companies or Muslim journalists from the following countries who are eligible for the Daniel Pearl Fellowships: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE and Yemen.
Scholarship Website: http://www.pressfellowships.org/application.html
Scholarship Program: The ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program, USA
Employer: ExxonMobil and the Institute of International
Level of study: Master’s
Brief Scholarship Description: The program is funded by ExxonMobil and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Through this unique scholarship opportunity, ExxonMobil aims to contribute to the Middle East and North Africa region by helping to develop highly skilled and culturally adept individuals.
Scholarship Website: http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/ExxonMobil-Middle-East-and-North-Africa-Scholars-Program
Scholarship Program: The Caspian Arts Foundation Scholarship for the Middle East Applicants 2012/2013, UK
Employer: University of the Arts London
Level of study: Master’s
Brief Scholarship Description: The Caspian Arts Foundation Scholarship is awarded to students from the Middle East who display an exceptional talent, and whose development as an artist would most benefit from postgraduate study at one of the University of the Arts London’s Colleges. The Caspian Arts Foundation is a non-profit organisation promoting unity between the Middle Eastern cultures through the arts. The Caspian Arts Foundation Scholarships aim to assist the most promising students to overcome financial disadvantage and to give them a platform to develop to their full potential. The unique contributions that these students will make to the worlds of Art, Film & Photography will form a lasting legacy.
Scholarship Website: http://www.arts.ac.uk/media/international/documents/The%20Caspian%20Arts%20Foundation%20Scholarship%201213.pdf
Scholarship Program: 2011 Call for Proposals:EU Grant in Arts and Culture in South Africa
Employer: Commission Europénne -Europe Aid
Level of study: Research and Training
Brief Scholarship Description: EU’s Youth Empowerment program in cooperation with the South Africa’s Department for Arts and Culture (DAC) seeks grant proposals aimed at Youth Empowerment through Arts and Culture. The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to create opportunities for youth empowerment in the sector of culture, to include youth as drivers in social and economic development in South Africa. The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to empower youth in South Africa to improve their life skills through arts and culture activities which will engage with disadvantaged youth, include them in organising community life and open the way for youth to make a positive contribution to local development.
Scholarship Website: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?ADSSChck=1306754087573&do=publi.detPUB&searchtype=QS&orderby=upd&orderbyad=Desc&nbPubliList=15&page=1&aoref=131343
Scholarship Program: Call for Scholarship: Government of the Republic of Macedonia, 2012/1013
Employer: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia
Level of study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The faculty of Computer Science and Engineering is intended for students who want to achieve a solid level of knowledge and skills in the broad area of computer science and engineering. In addition to a through theoretical base, hands-on lab assignments and applications are important parts of the course. The faculty of Communication Networks and Security is intended for students who want to achieve a solid level of knowledge and skills in the area of networking, communication and security. In addition to a through theoretical base on these topics, hands-on lab assignments and applications are important parts of the courses.
Scholarship Website: http://www.mon.gov.mk/mk/konkursimon/996-ministery-of-education-and-science-of-the-republic-of-macedonia-announcing-call-for-scholarship-award-to-students-for-studying-at-the-university-st-paul-the-apostle-ohrid
Scholarship Program: SQU Postgraduate Scholarship, Oman
Employer: Sultan Qaboos University
Level of study: postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The University offers the following types of postgraduate scholarships annually: a)Exemption from tuition fees scholarships: these are limited to exemption from tuition fees only (for Master program only). b)Full scholarships: these include exemption from tuition fees, and granting the student a stipend in addition to other benefits in return for work at the University (Master & PhD).
Scholarship Website: http://www.squ.edu.om/tabid/8219/language/en-US/Default.aspx
Scholarship Program: GUtech Scholarship
Level of study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: GUtech is committed to supporting our students and so we offer a range of full and partial scholarships. The wide range of scholarships includes scholarships from GUtech, PDO, OMIFCO and the Higher Ministry of Education. These scholarships are available through the Higher Education Admission Centre (HEAC).In addition to the scholarship and grants awarded through HEAC, financial aid is available through GUtech from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). These awards are open to non-Omanis also. Financial Aid is available direct from GUtech.
Scholarship Website: http://www.en.gutech.edu.om/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=146&Itemid=67
Scholarship Program: PDO Undergraduate scholarship
Employer: Petroleum Development Oman
Level of study: Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: PDO offers 15 scholarships every year to High School Leavers, for further education at University Undergraduate level abroad.We also fund 5 scholarships to study the BSc. Program in Applied Geosciences with The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech).
Scholarship Website: http://www.pdo.co.om/pdoweb/tabid/173/Default.aspx
Scholarship Program: Research Master Behavioural and Social Sciences at University of Groningen, Netherlands 2012
Employer: University of Groningen
Level of study: :Research Master
Brief Scholarship Description: Candidates can apply for this grant by sending a letter of motivation in which they indicate that they are in need of a grant and would like to be considered for the UGTG: Research Master Behavioural and Social Sciences (partial grant).
Scholarship Website: http://www.rug.nl/prospectiveStudents/scholarships/scholarshipGMW
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