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International Scholarships to Study in the Middle East

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A fairly new addition to the QS World University Rankings by Region, the newly released QS Arab Region University Rankings this year now features 122 universities. To celebrate, we bring you a round-up of some of the best funding opportunities and scholarships for international students offered in the region.

Spanning Egypt, Iran, Israel, Oman, QatarSaudi ArabiaTurkey and the United Arab Emirates, these international scholarships give students from all over the world a chance to study in the Middle East and experience the unique culture of the region first-hand.

Scholarships to study in Egypt Cairo

Scholarships to study in Israel Jerusalem

Scholarships to study in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Scholarships to study in Turkey Istanbul

Scholarships to study in the UAE United Arab Emirates

Other scholarships to study in the Middle East Muscat, Oman

This article was originally published in June 2015. It was last updated in November 2018.

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Written by Laura Tucker
Laura is a former staff writer for TopUniversities.com, providing advice and guidance for students on a range of topics helping them to choose where to study, get admitted and find funding and scholarships. A graduate of Queen Mary University of London, Laura also blogs about student life.

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Hi, I am looking for an Arabic speaking for Non Arabic degree / course in UAE. I'm an International. Suggestion please.

Hi am Firoz Ahmad from india i have completed M.Sc. in biochemistry i want to do phd in life science so please tell me about the list of scholarship in the middle east for the indian doctoral student

There are also a number of sources online which are very helpful regarding study

i'm Abderrahmene from algeria
i am at the last year for to get a ingineer + master diploma in a national scholl
my field of study is electrical ingeneering/ option automatic
i want to get a schoolarship at saudi arabic or middle east but i don't know the steps or how to applicate
please i need a pratical help

You can find some info about Undergraduate Scholarship here : https://www.uowdubai.ac.ae/undergraduate-programs/scholarships-and-tuition-grants

im looking for full scholarship in agroculture or biological, anyway

Hi Meilina, we've listed a range of scholarships to study agriculture here

and by the way, The Turkish TÜBİTAK Scholarship for Graduate Studies (Code 2215) has been closed since last year, and will not be active until further notice of the website itself. This is such bad news.

Hi Pouya, that is a shame, thanks for letting us know! I've now corrected this part of the scholarship listing - it looks like they still offer a scholarship for PhD students. :)