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.

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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.

Thank you for applying for the foundation scholarship. 

Minerva's Extended Decision is offered by invitation only. If your application looks promising, we will invite you to continue the admissions process.

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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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Complete the Minerva admissions process.

Thank you for applying for the Abdulla Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program on the foundation’s website. However, to be considered for this scholarship, you must still complete Minerva’s admissions process by March 15, 2017.

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From morning rituals like running and yoga to intensive, location-based learning with leading figures and organizations, Minerva also offers a wide range of stimulating pursuits outside of class.

This film, shot over the course of a single day in San Francisco, exhibits the depth and breadth of the student experience in the first residential location.

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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 in the STEM fields, you must demonstrate your readiness to attend.

Extended Decision is offered by invitation only. If your application looks promising, we will invite you to continue the admissions process.

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