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Arizona State University (ASU) and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) are collaborating to offer scholarships to high-achieving disadvantaged Arab youth to complete their master’s degrees online at ASU. Al Ghurair Open Learning Scholars Program will be offering scholarships for 28 different specializations, spanning the fields of engineering, technology, health, education, tourism, and more.

Deadline (July 31st, 2018 @5PM UAE time).


ASU and AGFE will be supporting you throughout your academic experience in a number of ways to ensure your success.

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In order to be eligible to apply for the Al Ghurair Open Learning Scholars Program at Arizona State University, you must be:

  • An Arab citizen – you must hold no other passport. Preference is given to residents of the Arab world for at least 12 years.
  • Below 30 years old
  • Academically high-achieving – you must have a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 in your bachelor's degree (or 85%). Students with a master's degree are not eligible for this program.
  • Require financial support – you must be willing and able to show proof of your financial need in your application

English Proficiency Requirement accepted by ASU by the time of application:

  • ASU only accepts International English Proficiency tests such as (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (PBT) or 80 (iBT). Or (IELTS) overall band score of at least 6.5. Or Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of at least 60.


Arizona State University is committed to helping students pursue a high-quality master's degree. Below are the programs that the scholarship will cover:

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