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

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

Students must submit an application via the foundation's website and complete all parts of Minerva's admissions process in order to be considered.

Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program deadline is November 9, 2017. 

Minerva's Extended Decision deadline is April 16, 2017.

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2018 enrollment. If you are interested in applying for a subsequent class, you may begin the first part of the application on our website, and we will reach out to inform you when the admissions process reopens. 

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Higher Education for a Global Future

Minerva offers an unprecedented 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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VIDEO // GLOBAL IMMERSION

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.

 
Video: Andrew Hida and Jesse Dearing

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.

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2018 enrollment. If you are interested in applying for a subsequent class, you may begin the first part of the application on our website, and we will reach out to inform you when the admissions process reopens. 

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