Soraya Al Salti Scholarship

MBC Al Amal is proud to announce the commencement of the first round of the Soraya Al Salti Scholarship. This scholarship, managed by Newton Education Services, offers a number of fully funded and partial scholarships for Arab women looking to pursue a masters degree in various fields, for up to two years.

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The Soraya Al Salti recipients have now been selected!
Congratulations! Please stay tuned for the next round of the scholarship.
Soraya Final Selection infographic

Eligibility Criteria
  • Female national of the MENA region
  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited academic institution
  • Demonstrate excellent professional and academic record
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities, community development or entrepreneurial initiative)
  • A minimum of two years of work experience and/or significant community service-related activities.
  • English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.
  • Depending on the field of study, candidates may be required to sit for the GRE or GMAT exam
Scholarship Requirements

Upon graduation, scholarship recipients are required to work within the MENA region and/or projects related to the MENA region for a minimum of one year.

Scholarship Coverage

Full or partial tuition and/or living expenses coverage for a maximum of two years

Required Documents
  • Completed and signed application form (including universities/program/countries of choice)
  • A personal statement
  • Updated resume
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts (in English)
  • TOEFL/IELTS score
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE/GMAT score (if applicable)
  • One personal photo
  • HR letter from current employer or salary slip/ 6 month bank statement in case of unemployment

Please note that the Soraya Al Salti Scholarship candidates must apply to, and be accepted at, one of the programs the candidate mentions in his/her application form. Applications to the universities will be applied to separately after the candidate has been selected for the scholarship. Being shortlisted for the Soraya Al Salti Scholarship does not guarantee acceptance at the universities of choice.