In a remarkable opportunity for Pakistani students aspiring for higher education abroad, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Qatar is opening its doors to applicants from Pakistan for the academic year 2024. HBKU is renowned for its prestigious scholarship programs, and the 2024 cycle promises fully funded scholarships for Bachelors, Masters, PhD, and Law degree programs. This article will provide detailed information about this exciting opportunity for Pakistani students.
HBKU’s scholarship program for international students, including those from Pakistan, is indeed an attractive proposition. Successful applicants can expect to receive the following benefits:
- Monthly Stipend: For Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs, students will receive a monthly stipend, which eases the financial burden of studying abroad.
- Accommodation Coverage: The scholarship includes accommodation coverage, ensuring that students have a comfortable place to stay during their academic journey.
- Tuition Fee Coverage: One of the most significant perks of this scholarship is that it covers the entire tuition fee, relieving students from the hefty academic expenses.
- Return Ticket: Each year, scholars will be provided with a return ticket to their home country, enabling them to stay connected with their families.
- Family Housing: Married students will be given family housing, allowing them to continue their education while maintaining their family life.
HBKU offers a wide range of study fields across its various colleges. Pakistani students can choose from the following disciplines:
College of Islamic Studies:
- Arts in Applied Islamic Ethics (Masters)
- Science in Islamic Art, Architecture, and Urbanism (Masters)
- Arts in Islamic Studies (Masters)
- Ph.D. in Islamic Finance and Economy
- Science in Islamic Finance (Masters)
- Arts in Islam and Global Affairs (Masters)
College of Humanities & Social Sciences:
- Women, Society, and Development (Masters in Arts)
- Intercultural Communication (Masters in Arts)
- Digital Humanities and Societies (Masters in Arts)
- Audiovisual Translation (Masters in Arts)
- Translation Studies (Masters in Arts)
- Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Science & Engineering:
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
- Masters in Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering
- Science in Sustainable Energy (Masters)
- Science in Data Science and Engineering (Masters)
- Data Analytics in Health Management (Masters)
- Master in Science in Sustainable Environment
- Science in Sport and Entertainment Management (Masters)
- Science in Cybersecurity (Masters)
- Sustainable Energy (Ph.D.)
- Ph.D. in Sustainable Environment
- Information Systems in Health Management (Masters)
- Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
College of Law:
- Juris Doctor
- LLM in International Law and Foreign Affairs
- Doctor of Juridical Science
- LLM in International Economic and Business Law
College of Health & Life Sciences:
- Science in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Masters)
- Master of Science in Genomics and Precision Medicine
- Ph.D. in Genomics and Precision Medicine
- Ph.D. in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Science in Exercise Science (Masters)
College of Public Policy (CPP):
- Master of Public Policy
- Master of Social Policy and Program Evaluation
The HBKU scholarship welcomes applicants from all countries, including Pakistan. Each degree program has specific requirements and conditions, so prospective students are advised to carefully review the academic and admission requirements for their chosen program. A strong academic record is essential, and applicants with an IELTS score can submit their test results. Notably, the British Council’s new scheme, IELTS One Skill Retake 2023, allows applicants to improve a single module score without retaking the full test.
To complete the application process, all applicants must provide the following documents:
- Academic Transcripts
- Complete Application
- Standardized Test Results (where applicable)
- Letters of Recommendation (two)
- Passport Copy or any Identity Document
- Research Proposal (where applicable)
Applicants from Pakistan and other international candidates must submit their applications by the following deadlines:
- International Applicants: 1st February 2024
- Qatari Applicants: 1st March 2024
How to Apply
To apply for the HBKU Scholarship 2024, visit the HBKU Admission Website at https://www.hbku.edu.qa/en/admissions. On the website, you will find a list of degree programs. Choose your desired program and proceed with your application.
In conclusion, the Hamad Bin Khalifa University Scholarship program for 2024 offers a golden opportunity for Pakistani students to pursue their dreams of higher education in Qatar. With its fully funded scholarships and diverse range of academic fields, HBKU is opening doors for a brighter future for talented individuals from Pakistan. Don’t miss the chance to apply and embark on your academic journey at one of Qatar’s leading institutions.