• Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program

    ASU embarks on a new partnership with the Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, offering scholarships to Arab students to pursue master's degrees in STEM fields

    Visit the Al Ghurair Foundation's webpage

The AGFE scholarship deadline for Fall 2018 is November 9, 2017


Arizona State University has partnered with the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education to expand its Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program to the United States. Through the program, the Foundation will offer scholarships to high-achieving Arab students who are in need of financial support to pursue master’s degrees in select STEM fields at ASU.

Scholarships cover tuition and other university expenses, housing, health insurance and a monthly allowance for other living expenses. In addition to financial support, Scholars will receive quality academic advising and career counselling, as well as opportunities to access community service and internships in their career fields.

Al Ghurair Foundation STEM Scholarship at Arizona State University

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Gain a competitive edge

The STEM master’s degree programs at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offer Scholars the opportunity to build a strong academic foundation by working alongside internationally renowned faculty and gaining hands-on experience in cutting-edge facilities.

Scholars are immersed in a diverse, dynamic and enriching environment that fosters interdisciplinary inquiry. The STEM Scholars program provides transformational leadership programming that helps Scholars develop the skills necessary to advance their careers and realize their full potential to positively impact their communities.

A shared mission

ASU’s partnership with the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education reflects our strong commitment to global engagement and a shared mission to increase access to high quality education for underserved populations. The Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program extends educational opportunity to Arab students with demonstrated leadership and academic potential who have faced substantial barriers to educational attainment.

How to apply

Prospective students interested in the Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program must apply to the scholarship and one of the eligible ASU STEM master’s programs separately.

  1. Apply for the Al Ghurair STEM Scholarship by November 9, 2017.
  2. Choose an eligible ASU program. Review the general university admission requirements and the admission requirements specific to your selected program(s).*
  3. Apply for admission to ASU by the program specific deadline.**
  4. Once admitted, students must apply for a U.S. student visa.***

*Note that requirements vary by program. Visit each program’s website for more details. To be eligible, students must meet both minimum university admissions standards and those of their selected program(s) of study.

**Application deadlines range from December 1 to March 1. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Applications are not considered complete until all required components are received such as academic transcripts, English Proficiency exam scores or GRE scores.

***Admitted students should allocate sufficient time to apply for a student visa.