Scholarships Regulation
Types of Scholarship (available according to the announcement)
  • Full scholarships, including student exemption from tuition fees and a monthly allowance.
  • Exemption from Tuition Fees which is limited to exemption from fees only.
  • Monthly Allowance which is limited to a monthly allowance only.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements (Conditions)
  • The student must have an acceptance for a postgraduate program.
  • The acceptance must be unconditional.
  • For Master's scholarships, the student must have a minimum Accumulative Grade Points Average of 3.00 out of 4.00 or equivalent in the undergraduate degree.
  • For PhD scholarships, applicants must satisfy the program's admission conditions.
  • The student must be full time.
Scholarship Benefits
  • Monthly allowance  for students who are on full and monthly allowance scholarships based on the contract.
  • Economy airfare ticket given for full scholarship students coming from outside the country, from and to the nearest airport in their permanent residence once a year.
  • Paid leave for 36 days upon approval of the Department Head.
Commitments of Scholarship Student
  • Adhere to the Postgraduate Scholarships Policy.
  • Must be full time.
  • Commit to the assigned work.
  • Fully comply with SQu regulations, Policies adn Decisions issued by the Vice-Chancellor.
The Work Assigned to the Scholarship Student
  • It is only assigned to the students on full or monthly allowance scholarships.
  • It is academic in nature.
  • It is specified by the Department Head.
  • The working hours assigned should not exceed 10 hours per week.
Scholarship Suspension

The scholarship is suspended temporarily in the following cases:

  • Violation of any of the conditions of scholarships.
  • Failing to register in a semester.
  • ·Postponement of study during the official period of the program.
  • Unjustified absence from work for more than 15 continuous days or 21 discontinuous days in a semester.
  • Low performance in the assigned work.
Redemption of the Suspended Scholarship

following must be followed:

  • The acceptance of the college with approval of the Dean is required to redeem the suspended full and monthly allowance scholarships.
  • The approval of the Dean is required to redeem the suspended exemption from tuition fees scholarship.
  • The approval of the Dean is required to redeem the suspended scholarships.
  • The scholarships' benefits are continued after approval from the Dean, based on their types.
  • Money paid by the suspended student during suspension is not reimbursed.
Scholarship Termination

The scholarship is terminated in the following cases:

  • Withdrawal from the academic program.
  • Withdrawal from the scholarship.
  • The student postpones the study in the first semester. Extertional cases may be considered.

 

Important Note: The scholarship may not be redeemed when terminated, and to the University may ask the student to pay back the tuition fees paid by the University towards the scholarship as per the contract when the scholarship is terminated.


SQU Scholarships
SQU Scholarships for the Academic Year 2020/2021
 

Scholarship Details

 

Contract Duration

 

Yearly from 2006

 

For

 

All (Omani & International)

 

Scholarship Type

 

Full & Exemption form Tuition fees Only

 

Number of scholarship

 

120 for Masters & PhD

 

Cohort

 

  • Admitted Students for the academic year (conditional / unconditional) in accordance with the general conditions of scholarships.
  • Applicants who are expected to graduate in the second or summer semester should be considered, only if their GPA is not less than 2.97 when applying and not less than 3.00 after graduation.
  • Admitted Students from previous years who meet the conditions of scholarships and not enrolled in the program yet shall be considered.

 

College

 

All

 

Major

 

All

 

Mode of Study

 

Full

 

Benefits & Fees Covers

 

Academic Fees

 

Yes

 

Allowance (Full Scholarship)

  • Master 250 OMR
  • PhD 350 OMR

Ticket

Annually to International Students (Return)

 

English Requirement

 

No

 

Bridge Courses

 

No

 

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period.

 

Procedures

 

Announcement

 

On the same announcement of opening applying for the program every year

 

Application

 

Admission Period

Nomination

Concerned College

Contract Signe

Second week of study for Full Scholarships

 

Conditions

 

Up to Postgraduate Scholarship Guidelines

 

 

  • Distribution Scholarships for Academic Year 2020/2021

# College
PhD
Master
Full Scholarship
Exemption from Tuition Fees
Full Scholarship
Exemption from Tuition Fees
1 Medicine & Health Sciences
-
4
-
7
2 Engineering
-
6
-
8
3 Science
-
7
-
17
4 Agricultural & Marine Sciences
-
5
-
6
5 Education
-
3
-
12
6 Arts & Social Sciences
-
3
-
10
7 Economics & Political Sciences
-
1
-
8
8 Law
-
-
-
4
9 Nursing
-
-
-
2
Scholarships for Ministry of Education


Scholarship Details

Contract Duration

Yearly from 2002

For

Ministry of Education employees

Scholarship Type

Exemption form Tuition fees Only

Number of scholarship

25 for Masters

Cohort

New student only

College

Education

Major

All

Mode of Study

Full

Benefits & Fees Covers

Academic Fees

Yes

Allowance

0

English Requirement

No

Bridge Courses

No

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period, Repeating Courses, Postponement / Withdrawal

Procedures

Announcement

On the same announcement of opening applying for the program every year

Application

Admission Period

Nomination

Ministry of Education

Contract Signe

Not available

Conditions

Up to Scholarship Regulations

Scholarships for Palestinians Students


Scholarship Details

Contract Duration

Yearly from 2017

For

Palestinians Students

Scholarship Type

Full

Number of scholarship

2 for Masters

Cohort

New student only

College

All Colleges

Major

All Majors

Mode of Study

Full Release

Benefits & Fees Covers

Academic Fees

Yes

Allowance

250 OR

English Requirement

No

Bridge Courses

No

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period, Repeating Courses, Postponement / Withdrawal, Extension

Procedures

Announcement

On the same announcement of opening applying for the program every year

Application

Program Admission Period

Nomination

Palestinians Embassy

Contract Signe

Second week of study

Conditions

Up to Scholarship Regulations

Scholarships for Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs


Scholarship Details

Contract Duration

Yearly from 2015

For

Non Omani who has Omani parents, graduated from college of Islamic Sciences

Scholarship Type

Full

Number of scholarship

2 for Masters

Cohort

New student only

College

Education

Major

Islamic 

Mode of Study

Full release

Benefits & Fees Covers

Academic Fees

Yes

Allowance

250 OR

English Requirement

No

Bridge Courses

No

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period, Repeating Courses, Postponement / Withdrawal, Extension

Procedures

Announcement

On the same announcement of opening applying for the program every year

Application

Admission period

Nomination

Ministry of Awqaf & Affair

Contract Signe

Second week of study

Conditions

  • Up to Scholarship Regulations
  • Pass personal interview with Ministry

PhD Financial Support

Sponsorship Seats
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) Sponsorships


Scholarship Details

Contract Duration

The one-year contract will cover the whole program duration and its fees from 9/2018-9/2021

For

SQU student only

Scholarship Type

Full

Number of scholarship

5 Sponsorship for Masters

Cohort

New student only

College

Engineering / Science

Major

Petroleum and Gas 

Engineering / Geoscience

Mode of Study

Full 

Benefits & Fees Covers

Academic Fees

Included

Allowance

Available, up to the company

English Requirement

Not included

Bridge Courses

Not included

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period

Procedures

 

 

Announcement & Application

 

  • Announce the seats funded through the annual announcement of the programs
  • The student submit the application through the electronic program submission system

Nomination

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

 

 

Follow Up

 

  • Contract Signing: Applicable
  • Academic Statues: Provided per semester to the sponsor
  • Academic Regulation & Academic Fees Regulation: Applied to the student

 

Conditions/ Target

 

  • Up to Scholarship Regulations
  • Pass Personal interview with the company

 

 

Student Responsibility

 

  • Completion of the degree requirements with the official duration of the program
  • Tuition Fees for the following cases: Repeating Courses, Postponement, Extension

CGG for Services (Oman) Sponsorships


Scholarship Details

Contract Duration

Yearly, from 2014 to 2021

For

All student

Scholarship Type

Exemption from Tuition fees only

Number of scholarship

1 for Masters

Cohort

New student only

College

Science

Major

Petroleum and Gas 

Mode of Study

Full / Part time

Benefits & Fees Covers

Academic Fees

Included

Allowance

Included

English Requirement

Not included

Bridge Courses

Not Included

Conference / Bench fees

Not exceed 1000 OR

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period.

Procedures

 

Announcement & Application

 

  • Announce the seats funded through the annual announcement of the programs.
  • The student submit the application through the electronic program submission system.

Nomination

SQU, up to the highest in GPA

 

 

Follow Up

 

  • Contract Signing: Not Applicable.
  • Academic Statues: Provided per semester to the sponsor.
  • Academic Regulation & Academic Fees Regulation: Applied to the student.

 

 

Conditions/ Target

 

  • Up to Scholarship Regulations
  • Priority to donor staff
  • Fresh Bachelor graduates or previously graduated from SQU or from other universities
  • Employed or unemployed

 

 

Student responsibility

 

  • Completion of the degree requirements with the official duration of the program
  • Tuition Fees for the following cases: Repeating Courses, Postponement, Extension

Oman Oil Marketing Company Sponsorships


Scholarship Details

Contract Duration

3 years from 2018 to 2020

For

Omani Student

Scholarship Type

Academic fees

Number of scholarship

Three Scholarships annually

Program

Master

College

Economic and Political Science

Major

Business Administration (MBA)

Mode of Study

Full / Part time

Benefits & Fees Covers

Academic Fees

Yes

Allowance

Not included

English Requirement

Not included

Bridge Courses

Not included

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period.

Procedures

 

 

Announcement & Application

 

  • Announce the seats funded through the annual announcement of the programs.
  • The student submit the application through the electronic program submission system.

Nomination

Unconditional Admitted to the program

 

 

Follow Up

 

  • Contract Signing: Not Applicable.
  • Academic Statues: Provided per semester to the sponsor.
  • Academic Regulation & Academic Fees Regulation: Applied to the student.

 

 

Conditions/ Target

 

  • Priority to donor staff
  • Fresh Bachelor graduates or previously graduated from SQU or from other universities
  • Employed or unemployed

 

 

Student Responsibility

 

  • Completion of the degree requirements with the official duration of the program
  • Tuition Fees for the following cases: Repeating Courses, Postponement, Extension

 

Petrofac E&C Oman LLC Company Sponsorships


Scholarship Details

 

Agreement Duration

 

The one-year contract will cover the whole program duration and its fees from 9/2018-9/2021

For

Omani students only

Scholarship Type

  • Exemption from Tuition Fees
  • Conference support and Financial Support for research

 

Number of scholarship

Three sponsorships only:

  • Two full-time sponsorships
  • One part-time sponsorship

Program

Master (MSc)

College

Engineering 

Major

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Mode of Study

  • Full time from 09/2018 until 09/2020.
  • Part time from 09/2018 until 09/2021 (for the staff of sponsorship company – if any)

Benefits & Fees Covers

Total Amount for Sponsoring 

12,000 OMR paid upfront in year one (2018) upon commencement of study.

Academic Fees

3,000 OMR for each student

Allowance

Not included

English Requirement

Not included

Bridge Courses

Not included

Conference Financial Support

1,000 OMR for each student

Includes the fees required in the following cases: Probation Period

Procedures

 

 

 

 

Announcement & Application

 

  • Announce the seats funded through the annual announcement of the programs (2018 Program announcement)
  • The student submit the application through the electronic program submission system (Students applying for the academic year 2018/2019 only)
  • The Second Party shall be entitled to announce the grants submitted in accordance with the regulations enforced and during the period of applying for the programs and to bear all the costs of the advertisement.

 

 

Nomination

  • The first party nominates two students with second party joint approval of the first party nominations for full time sponsorships, whilst the second party will nominate one student for part time sponsorship from company staff (if any) after acceptance in the program for the academic year 2018/2019.
  • The second party has the right to determine the subjects of the student's research in agreement with the college faculty.

 

 

Follow Up

 

  • Contract Signing: Available
  • Academic Statues: Provided per semester to the sponsor
  • Academic Regulation & Academic Fees Regulation: Applied to the student

 

Conditions/ Target

  • Unconditional Admitted to the program
  • GPA not less than 3 out of 4 points
  • Fresh Bachelor graduates or previously graduated from SQU in 2017
  • Unemployed

 

 

 

 

Student Right & Responsibility

 

  • Completion of the degree requirements with the official duration of the program
  • Tuition Fees in the following cases: Repeating Courses, Postponement, Extension
  • In case of withdrawal, the student must return 30% of the cost of the funding
  • The donor may request the students to follow a funded internship program (stipend and travel costs) with the donor company in summer time
  • Employment opportunities may be offered to graduate students by the company after successful program completion