The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Minerva share the belief that education has the power to transcend academia and transform society — fostering hope, resilience, and impact.

The Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program is offering full, four-year, need-based scholarships for Arab youth interested in pursuing a degree in a STEM-related field at Minerva, beginning in the Fall of 2017.

Application Deadlines/

The need-based scholarship covers all costs of your four-year Minerva education, including tuition, housing, and other expenses, such as travel and technology costs.

Complete the Minerva admission process by January 17 and apply for the foundation scholarship by January 15, 2017.

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Higher Education for a Global Future

Minerva offers an innovative undergraduate program intentionally designed to prepare the world’s brightest students for success in the dynamic, global future. Combining four years of cultural immersion with rigorous, interdisciplinary study, Minerva is higher education designed for students of the 21st century.
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Apply to Both to be Considered

To be considered for this scholarship, you must first complete Minerva’s admissions process by the January 17, Regular Decision I deadline, and apply for the scholarship, demonstrating your financial need via the foundation’s website no later than January 15, 2017.

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Promoting Arab Scholars

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education seeks to reimagine the Arab story through youth empowerment and education opportunity, offering scholarships and skills training to ensure Emirati and Arab scholars are prepared to thrive at university and beyond. The STEM Scholars Program offers you the support you need to realize your goals.

Minerva evaluates all applicants equally and has the most internationally diverse student body in the world.

Minerva has eliminated quotas and never selects students based on gender, ethnicity, country of origin, or financial status. If you are ready to change your life and improve your future, you must demonstrate your readiness to attend. If you qualify, you will be invited to join us.