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Scholarships – International Students


Al-Nahrain University Scholarship 2023

Al-Nahrain University is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. The scholarships are open to students with outstanding academic records and those who show potential for conducting effective research in the fields of Medical and Life Sciences, Pure and Applied Sciences, Engineering, Business Economics, and Political Science. We encourage all eligible students to apply for this captivating scholarship opportunity.

By offering this international scholarship chance, Al-Nahrain University aims to attract students from various countries, promoting diversity and inclusion in the academic and research horizon. This opportunity provides a unique chance for students to visit the Iraq, and will undoubtedly be remembered as a symbol of ultimate glory for those who are passionate about joining one of the world’s emerging countries.

Al-Nahrain University Scholarship 2023 in Iraq offers scholarships in 27 Bachelor’s programs, 37 Master’s programs and 16 Doctoral programs in various disciplines. These competitive programs will make you an efficient, responsive person towards the pressing needs of the globe. You will be able to stay on top of current global innovation trends while also sharpening your academic and professional abilities. The scholarship for international students abroad aims to enrich the university environment with the seeds of progressive research and disseminate relevant, practical knowledge in the global community to overcome the challenges.

About the scholarship

Degree level:

  • Bachelor’s (B.A. and B.Sc.)
  • Master’s (M.A. and M.Sc.)
  • Doctorate (Ph.D.)

Fields of study:

  • Undergraduate programs: Medicine, Pharmacy, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Laser and Optoelectronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering, Computer Networks Engineering, Information and Communications Engineering, Systems Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Law, Political Science, Business Economics.
  • Postgraduate programs: Medical Microbiology, Pharmacology, Human Anatomy, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physiology and Medical Physics, Applied Embryology, Infertility and Clinical Reproduction, Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Applications, Computer Science, Public Law, Political Systems and Public Policies, International Economic Relations, Strategy, International Policy, Information and Communications Engineering, Networks Engineering, Systems Engineering, Economics of Investment and Resources Management, Funds and Banking Management, Business Accounting

Al-Nahrain University scholarship benefits:

  • Full tuition fees waiver.
  • Free student housing.
  • Free access to the university’s library.
  • Participating in the university-funded projects.
  • Participating with the faculty for research purpose and book writing.

Eligibility criteria:

  • For bachelor’s programs:
    1. Minimum cumulative grade for Medicine and Pharmacy should be 90% (or its equivalent), for Engineering is 80% (or its equivalent), for other programs is 70% (or its equivalent).
    2. The applicant should be younger than 20 years.
  • For master’s programs:
    1. The applicant should possess a four-year bachelor’s degree with particular majors in relevant fields (minimum cumulative grade is 65%, or its equivalent).
    2. Maximum age of candidates is 45 years
  • For Ph.D. programs:
    1. The applicant should possess a master’s degree (after four-year bachelor’s degree) in the field (minimum cumulative grade is 75%, or its equivalent).
    2. Maximum age of candidates is 50 years

How to apply:

  • The applicants have to apply online through the official website of Al-Nahrain University (or directly through Al-Nahrain University International Students’ Website).
  • The applicants need to check eligibility criteria first.
  • The applicants need to register in the international students’ system.
  • After verifying email and logging in, the applicants should choose the relevant program he/she wish to enroll in and fill the application form.
  • To apply now (click here)

Required documents:

  • A copy of the applicant’s valid passport
  • A photograph (with white background)
  • Complete transcript/s of records (of high school for undergraduate applications, of high school + bachelor’s degree for master’s applications, of high school + bachelor’s degree + master’s degree for Ph.D. applications)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Two referees’ letters
  • Motivation letter
  • Language proficiency (if any)
  • Proposal (if any)
  • Non Conviction Certificates
  • International Health Certificate

Important dates:

  • The application starts in March 15th, 2023.
  • The deadline of submitting applications is May 30, 2023.
  • The academic study for undergraduate courses will start in October, 2023.
  • The academic study for postgraduate courses will start in September, 2023.