Saturday, June 4, 2011

Qatar Airways creates new National Scholarship Program for Qatari youth

Qatar Airways has created a dedicated new National Scholarship Program targeted at talented Qatari high school graduates. The long-term initiative is aimed at supporting their education to develop the right set of skills required by the airline and to qualify them for senior commercial and leadership positions at Qatar Airways.

The new scholarship for Qatari nationals has a strong focus on business-centered degrees in majors such as Business Administration and Management, Marketing and Communications, Computer Science, Human Resources, Finance and Accounting, Logistics and Law.

It complements an existing scheme the airline runs in collaboration with Qatar's Aeronautical College, which prepares Qatari students to take on various roles within the aviation industry covering areas such as engineering, passenger services, airport operations, cargo and pilots.

Building on this success, the newly-introduced scholarship program is yet another step taken by Qatar Airways to provide Qataris with support for educational success and enhanced career prospects within the national airline.

It is also a strategic business initiative in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, which highlights the importance of investing in the country's human development in order for Qatar to become an advanced, knowledge-based and diversified economy. With this national vision in mind, the airline plans to grant up to 50 Qatari students with scholarships this year and increasing the numbers each year thereafter.

The Qatar Airways National Scholarship Program will mark its official debut on June 12 at the Oryx Rotana Hotel in Doha, where Dr. Kholode Al-Obaidli, recently appointed to head up the scheme, will brief students, parents and scholars on its objectives, admission requirements, selection process and the scholarship benefits.

The event is open to Qatari grade 12 students, their parents, as well as Deans, Principals and Career Counselors of local schools and universities.

Still in its early stages, the initiative is already receiving a great response. "Since we started advertising the new program in local media, applications are coming in on a daily basis," said Dr. Al-Obaidli, Senior Manager Qatar Airways National Scholarship Program.

Watch for more details!


  1. Personal Description
    My name is Ahmad syed s/o Syed Mehboob , I was born in Qatar in Hamad Hospital in 1990 .My father rendered 30 years services for Qatar as a Translator with the Chief Justice Marhom Sheikh Ahmad Bin Hajjar Al-Butahmi of Sharia Court Doha,Qatar.He worked with complete honesty,dedication and loyalty.He was also about to be awarded with the nationality but suddenly fell Seriously ill and have to return to his native country Peshawar,Pakistan,along with family.who after protracted illness died and everything ended up in mess,I am the youngest of all and now I am in Peshawar,Where I am living a miserable life without my parents.I want to come back to Qatar where I am born and I am use to the way of life of Qatar,I speak arabic and understand arabic completely and English as well.Want to return to Qatar to start my studies and a step to earn back my normal life.Please help me out in my distress,I am in a great mess.Cannot apprehend my life here in Peshawar.I am completely living an isolated life.My relatives are selfish enough and financially I am hollow now,Don’t know what what is going to happen to me in my future.Which is not secure for sure.i want to take admission in qatar university in bba so please help me about that also if any possible scholership is available for a student like me.I am financially,morally and socially bankrupted.Kindly help me out,I will provide you with all the proofs and information as needed.Helping me finding my way back to Qatar would be a repay of my Father services that he did for Qatar.I love Qatar and love to live a happy and prosperous life there.For sure you will help me out.
    Thanking You
    Ahmad syed

  2. Ahmad,

    I tried sending you an email with information and suggestions, but the email came back undeliverable. If you go to the Scholarships for International Students Facebook page (just click on the link at the top right) - I can post a reponse to you. Or, send me an updated email address.

  3. Dear Sir/Madame, I am samuel Ayesiga in Uganda East Africa.
    I am interested in a pilots scholarship from Quatar Airways for a PPL and CPL so that I can eventually fly with Quatar Airways.
    Please help me with the procedure as to access this facility.
    I hope to hear from you soon so as to achieve my dream.
    My contact is
    Tel: +256700321405


  4. Hello Samuel,

    Could you post your question and information on the Scholarships for International Students Facebook page? It's easier to post replies there. You can click on the Facebook link in the upper right of the blog. Thanks!

    1. My name is Hani Shah, im looking to work for qatar Airways, i am currently in my last year of high school. looking at the scholarship programme that qatar airways offers i see that its only applicable for "Qataris". I was born in Qatar, if that helps in anyway or if there are any other programmes that Qatar Airways offers where being a Qatari is not essential please let me know.

  5. please i want to be enrolled under one of your scholarship program
    . i need help
    shaibu fuseini iddrisu

  6. My name is Hani Shah, im looking to work for qatar Airways, i am currently in my last year of high school. looking at the scholarship programme that qatar airways offers i see that its only applicable for "Qataris". I was born in Qatar, if that helps in anyway or if there are any other programmes that Qatar Airways offers where being a Qatari is not essential please let me know.

  7. Am a ugandan student in my final secondary school year. my dream is to be a pilot in qatar airways.My name is MPANGO DOMINIC, please can you fix me in any schorlarship or grant programe.Am willing to abide by any rules am given.According to my previos grades,am sure that i will perform to your expectations.WHEN GIVEN THE CHANCE I VOW NEVER TO LET YOU DOWN.

  8. I'm Idowu Abiodun Issa from Nigeria, I had ND in Business Studies from The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria. I'll like to further my education through schoolarship in Qatar, especially in management courses like business administration or marketing.

  9. Dear sir/Madam
    I am a high School graduate and I will like to further my education in Qatar can you help me get a scholarship to study petroleum engineering. you contact me on +2316284785

  10. my name is Oumer Abdurehman having an Ethiopian Nationality am a 26 years of age male.have done my first degre in Marketing Manegment and second degree in MBA in India in Jul 2009.
    if u wanne can call me by the following number.

  11. am janet nyakerario having a kenyan 19years old.i deed my high school and attain a grade of c+.due to luck of fee i could not continue with my education.helping me with your scholarship i will be able to attain my goals in international cabin crew duties course.i will be grateful.
    thank you

    can contact me here

  12. i am a kenyan student pursuing a degree in instrumentation and control engineering. i would like to fly but unfortunately i dont have enough funds. can qautar aiways sponsor me for a pilot course?

  13. my name is Raoul i am a Cameroonian i leave in Doha and i will like to obtain scholarship to this academic year in your school

  14. My name is sharon kendi from Kenya,i just completed high school and woul like to be a it possible for me to get a scholarship?

    please contact me at

  15. My name is Muhammad Wiku Al-Fazri, I'm Indonesian aged 18 years old. I have finish my last education at chemical analyst vocational school. Now I work at medical factory. Since I wad a little I would like to become a pilot specialy for Qatar Airways. Is there any chance for me to get scholarship? Please help me to get my dreams come true. Thankyou very much
    My contact no +62818910296466

  16. My name is Abdelmajeed Bakri i am 18 years old and iI sat down for IGCSE O-level and got 2A*'s 3A's and 3 B's and am currently a first year undergraduate student in the University Of Khartoum IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING i hope thats enough if you accept me it will be a dream come true because this airways is one of the best airways in the world not only in the middle east but in the whole world.

    yours faithfully,

  17. My name is Erick Sempala, I'm Ugandan aged 23years old. I have completed a bachelors degree in Pubic Administration and Management at Uganda Christian University. Apparently am volunteering at Winterland primary school with an aim of helping the community attain literacy. Flying is a dream that I have held onto since i was young and which I would love to achieve. Flying for Qatar Airways would be a great honor for me because it is the best I know and that has blessed my country with its extended routes. Any chance for me to get scholarship would be a total life changer for me . Thank you very much for your consideration and regards
    My contact no +256704591572

  18. my name is SSEBAMBULIDDE JOHN, am a UGANDAN , I completed high school level but because of funds am now out but i want to fly with QATAR AIRWAYS if it is possible for me to get scholarship with qatar airways for further studies cause i like to pursue a diploma in international relationship and diplomatic relations. and apparently am working with love works international ministry uganda , i will be very grateful for changing my life. thank you . my cantacts +256759629230,

  19. Dear sir/madame,I am Edward Eddy Hindjou from Namibia West Africa.
    I am interested in a pilots scholarship from Qatar Airways,I would like to study for ATPL so I can eventually fly Qatar Airways.
    Please help me with procedures to access this facility.
    I hope to hear from you soon my contact is
    Mob:+264818046355 .
    For me it would be a great honor to fly for a fantastic,extraordinary and majestic airline such as Qatar Airways.I look forward in to hear from.

  20. Hello, Am Isaac Babatunde By name. am interested in Pilot Training in Qatar Airways for scholarship international Students. i have been dreaming to become a Pilot since i was young and i believe with this scholarship my dream will be a reality. Am living here in Doha Qatar, kindly let me know what requirements and steps to make?
    here is my email:
    Best Regards
    Isaac Babatunde.

  21. Hello! Am Idowu Damilare Emmanuel by name with a Nigerian Citizenship,every since I was young my dream was to become a professional Pilot but due to lack of funds I could not pursue the dream anymore so I obtained my National Diploma in Computer Science at D.S Adegbenro I.C.T Polytechnic in Ogun State. I still want to pursue my dream so I will be happy and glad if I will gain a Scholarship from Qatar Airlines thanks so much. You can contact me here on my mail: or Mobile: 09025170933

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