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Eligibility

In order to receive this scholarship, a candidate must meet the basic eligibility requirements outlined below. An applicant must:

  • Be female
  • Be an Afghan National
  • Have been accepted to a public or private university in Afghanistan or regional University to study a STEM or STEM related major
  • New students who have yet to receive an acceptance letter are eligible to apply. They must indicate in their application they are awaiting acceptance. If an applicant is selected for a scholarship, she must produce the acceptance letter prior to receiving the scholarship. If she is unable to show proof of acceptance prior to the start of the academic year, she will be in the waiting list for the next round of scholarships
  • Not be on academic or disciplinary probation
  • Meet the below grade requirements
    • New Undergraduate Student: Have a minimum cumulative grade of 75% from her high school studies (نمرات سه ساله).
    • Existing Undergraduate Student: Have a minimum cumulative grade of 80% on a percentage scale or 3.0 CGPA on a 4.0 scale from her undergraduate university studies. Engineering students with a cumulative grade of 75% on a percentage scale or 2.7 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on a 4.0 scale are eligible
    • New Graduate Student: Have a minimum cumulative grade of 80% on a percentage scale or 3.0 CGPA on a 4.0 scale from their undergraduate university studies
    • Existing Graduate Student: Have a minimum cumulative grade of 80% on a percentage scale or 3.0 CGPA on a 4.0 scale from their graduate studies