Sidra Scholarship Program

Your pathway to joining Sidra as a future healthcare leader…

“We are truly committed to opening up multiple pathways for more nationals to join Sidra. Ultimately, success to us means powering the healthcare sector in Qatar with an internationally trained and nationally integrated workforce,”

– Dr. Kholode Al Obaidli, Chief Learning Officer, Sidra

Sidra offers a dynamic environment in which to begin your career in science and medicine. Sidra’s Scholarship Program is suitable for students (Qataris/Qatari mothers) pursuing higher education in Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.

The Scholarship Program helps students to obtain the necessary qualifications to begin a career at Sidra. Through our support and commitment to student development, our goal is to develop future leaders in Qatar in the healthcare field, and to ensure a highly skilled workforce committed to the country.

What does the Scholarship Program provide?

Scholarships for students, including financial and non-financial assistance, while they complete their undergraduate studies in a variety of universities in Qatar and internationally which are listed in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education’s (MOE) website.

Upon graduation, the scholarship recipients take up positions at Sidra – working towards the realization of our three essential missions: Patient Care, Medical Education and Biomedical Research.

Upon graduation, the Sidra education grant recipients take up positions at Sidra – working towards the realization of our three essential missions: patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

Who can apply for a scholarship?

Scholarships are available for Qataris and applicants with Qatari mothers.

Scholarships can be applied for by students studying the following types of degrees:

  • Medical Degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor (Nursing, Pharmacy and Psychology)
  • Allied Health programs offered at the College of North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q)
  • Technician programs (Ultrasound Tech, Laboratory Tech and Anesthesia Tech)

Fields of study

Applicants may apply for scholarships to support their studies in clinical majors only (Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health)

Medicine

Applicants who wish to apply for a scholarship in Medicine, need to be knowledgeable of the services provided at Sidra.

The below list of specialties and sub-specialties reflects the range of services provided at Sidra:

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Dermatology
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Endocrinology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Pediatrics
  • Genetics & Metabolism
  • Hepatology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Immunology/Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Transplantation Medicine
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic & Craniofacial Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Urology
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • General / Pediatric Radiology
  • Pediatric Interventional Radiology
  • Pediatric Nuclear Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health
  • Women’s Mental Health
  • Adult Anesthesiology (Women)
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Hematopathology
  • Microbiology & Virology
  • Pathology Genetics
  • Pathology Sciences

Allied Health programs offered at the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar

 

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Medical Radiography
  • Health Education: Diabetes

 

Technician Programs

  • Ultrasound Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Anesthesia Technician

General admission requirements for new high school students

Undergraduate scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria

Contact for more information

Please contact the National Development Office at

Fax:  +974 4404 2106
Email:  scholarship@sidra.org

Medicine applicants

  • 80% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate (80% Math, 80% English, 80% Science)
  • Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): 525
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based test): 70
  • A letter of acceptance from a university acceptable to Sidra and in a field of study required by Sidra

Nursing applicants

  • 65% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate
  • Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): 525
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based test): 70
  • A letter of acceptance from a university acceptable to Sidra and in a field of study required by Sidra

Pharmacy, Psychology, Allied Health and Technician programs applicants

  • 80% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate (80% Math, 80% English, 80% Science)
  • Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): 525
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based test): 70
  • A letter of acceptance from a university acceptable to Sidra and in a field of study required by Sidra

How to Apply

Visit our Scholarship Program page under the National Development tab at www.sidra.org and click on ‘Apply Now’. You will be asked to provide information, answer questions and upload the following documents:

  • Secondary School transcript
  • IELTS score
  • Unconditional acceptance letter from university
  • Reference/recommendation letter
  • Updated resume/CV
  • Passport
  • QID

More information

For more information please contact the National Development Office at:

Fax: +974 4404 2106
Email: scholarship@sidra.org

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