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March 2020

Applications for the Duqm Refinery National Scholarships Open For Second Year

Through generous support from Duqm Refinery, Takatuf runs for the second consecutive year, a scholarship scheme to Omani students who are about to graduate with their National General Education Diploma (students currently in Grade 12) or those who obtained their National General Education Diploma in the past three years, to attend one of the private colleges and universities in the Sultanate. Application to these opportunities are received through the company’s website and are open for students from all governorates.

These scholarships are open for Omani nationals to complete their first degree in a university or a college in Oman, identified by the scholarship administration in Takatuf Oman.

The award of the national scholarships will be through a rigorous selection process that will be followed by extensive support and monitoring during your undergraduate studies to help you succeed. Your tuition fees will be paid in full. In addition, you will be receiving a monthly allowance to help you manage your personal expenses.

Application and Selection

Online applications will be open in February – March 2020. You will have to submit a complete application via the online application platform to be considered for a scholarship. Subsequently, you will be evaluated using tests to assess your English language proficiency and preparation for learning at a tertiary level. There will be a written element in the selection process in addition to an interview. All assessments will be in English. This process leads to identifying students who will receive offers for the national scholarships, but the final offer will be contingent upon the students final scores on their General Education Diploma.

Eligibility:
•This scholarship is available to Omani nationals who are registered in Grade 12 at the point of application. It is also available to students who have earned their General Education Diploma at an Omani school in the three previous years 2019, 2018 or 2017.
oStudents from Al Wusta Governorate must achieve Pass in their General Education Diploma, including passing grades in all courses (based on the last available transcript)
oStudents from all other governorates must score 70% in the overall average of their General Education Diploma and a score C or above in English (based in the last available transcript.)
•To be considered for the programme, the student must complete the application process in English and upload all required documents. Incomplete applications or those not submitted in English will not be considered.

For further questions about the programme, and to apply please check the Duqm Refinery Company website: https://www.duqmrefinery.om/scholarships/