Male Students Social Care Section
Social Care Section:
This section is responsible for everything related to giving or cutting financial allocations. Registered students are eligible to receive the following financial allocations:
a. Subsistence and transportation allowance (OMR 120):
Allowance is dispensed for all students who are eligible to live in students accommodations but were not offered any housing in SQU.
b. Financial assistance for students with social insurance (OMR 40):
Allowance is dispensed for all students whose families have social insurance that is approved by the Ministry of Social Development.
c. Study allowance for Medicine students registered in the Clinical Program (OMR 60):
Allowance is dispensed for all Medicine and Scientific Health students who have finished Bachelor program in Scientific Health and joined the Clinical Program (phase111).
d. Financial assistance for low-income students (OMR 35):
Allowance is dispensed for students whose families have low-incomes after conducting a case study in coordination with the Ministry of Social Development and evaluating the situation of the student’ family by the specialists in SQU.
Required documents are to be submitted to the Male Students Social Care Section when students start their second academic year, taking into consideration that their guardians’ incomes must not exceed OMR 560.
It should be noted that dispensing financial allocations depends on placing graduation vacancies on the waiting lists.
Financial Allocations Dispensing
Financial allocations are to be dispensed for eligible students once they are entitled to receive it and to be cut on the following cases:
- Failure to comply with SQU decisions and regulations.
- Absence from classes for two weeks in a row without an acceptable excuse.
- Failure to register any courses in one semester.
- When a student is demanded to withdraw from SQU.
- When a student postpones his studies.
- When a student withdraws from SQU.
- When a student graduates or is expected to graduate.
- Where a student’s family moves to Muscat, Bidbid or Barka.
1- If any of the previous cases occurred, the student must inform the Social Care Section earlier in order to cut the financial allocations.
2- If an ineligible student receives any financial allocation, he must return it back.
3- Dispensing financial allocations must not take place unless the student brings an evidence from the deanship of Admissions and Registration that he is regularly registered.
4- Pending financial allocations are not automatically redispensed when a student is readmitted after withdrawal or dismissal or when he continues his studies after postponing or absence.
For further enquiries, please contact the section head: