Scholarships and Cultural Relations

Scholarships and Cultural Relations 2018-07-31T22:59:51+00:00

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Huda Raihan Mohasr Al-Gayyim

Director of Scholarships and cultural relations department

Lecturer at Basra Engineering Technical College

Southern Technical University

Basrah, Iraq- Alzubair City
+964 (0) 7816991744

Email: relations@stu.edu.iq
Email: huda.algayyim@stu.edu.iq

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About the Department:

The department provides the learner with the necessary information, instructions and training to complete his studies outside Iraq through scholarships, fellowships and study leave. It also provides some other training courses and workshops that will raise the academic level of teachers and staff at the university. To build our university and our country on a solid basis.

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Organizing Chart of Scholarships and Cultural Relations Department

A unit directly linked to the Director of the Department of Scholarships and Cultural Relations, responsible for:

  1. Translating incoming correspondence to the university.

  2. Preparation of answers and communications in foreign languages.

  3. Preparation and translation of conventions, memorandums and cooperation letters in foreign languages.

  4. Simultaneous translation during the visit of foreign delegations to the University.

  5. Participation in simultaneous interpretation during videoconferences with international universities.

This unit is responsible for information technology, technical support and e-mails of the department. It is linked directly to the department director.

The Division of Cultural Relations contains three basic units are as follows:

1- Agreements Unit: The Unit for Foreign Relations and Agreements is one of the most important units of the Division. The tasks assigned to it are: preparing draft agreements and memorandums of understanding, cooperation letters between our university and other universities and following up on their signature and implementation. As well as coordinating visits between universities, institutions through the preparation of international, Arab and Iraqi correspondence concerning the agreements (before and after the conclusion of the agreement).

No.

Memorandums of understanding that have been implemented

Memorandums of understanding planned to be implemented

1

University of Missouri

Philadelphia University Jordan

2

Sharif University of Technology

University of Malaysia

3

Al-Haritha Electricity Directorate

Basra Oil Company

4

Erbil University

LUKOIL

5

Scientific Support

6

Al Nisour University College

7

Basra water project

8

British Council

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2- Delegates and Expatriates Unit: This unit is responsible on making sure that the delegates of our university are send to activities which have scientific, economic, financial, political or security outcomes. As well as attending seminars and conferences which provide benefits to our University and Society. These delegations include conferences, training courses, workshops, seminars, prizes and other statements which provide the University with the scientific and practical benefits.

 Delegates of the year 2018

 Delegates of the year 2017

 Delegates of the year 2016

Delegates of the year  2015

Delegates of the year  2014

22

8

 3

14

 9

3- Seminars and Conferences Unit: 

1- Scholarships Unit: The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has launched a scholarship program to study outside Iraq to obtain a doctorate and master’s degrees in the following disciplines (medical, engineering, pure sciences, agricultural, veterinary, social and humanitarian), in order to prepare highly qualified elites to raise the level of scientific outcomes according to the approved academic standards. Furthermore, the existence of many programs for the scholarships that were launched from our institutions and other ministries, Such as the initiative provided by the Prime Minister Office / HCED – The Higher Committee for Education Development in Iraq for the year 2009. They have launched 10,000 scholarships within five years.

Research Scholarships: Is a program for postgraduate students who are studding a master’s or doctorate degree and their research can not be completed inside Iraq, therefore, they need to finish their work in one of the Arab or foreign universities. To apply for such scholarships please visit the Postgraduate Studies Department.

2- Fellowships Unit: The mission of this unit is to provide fellowships for our university staff to obtain various academic degrees from international educational institutions. Applicants can apply for these fellowships as soon as a funding is provided, then their applications will be subjected to some rules and conditions such as competition exam and eligibility rules. An associate may obtain a fellowship through his / her knowledge or contacts with a foreign university, in which case he or she must be subjected to the same conditions and disciplines as fellowships.

Statistics of the Department of Scholarships and cultural relations for current students and graduated students since the establishment of the university until 19/7/2018

University Formations

Attitude of study

Basra Technical Institute

Basra Management Technical College

Quurna Technical Institute

Basra Engineering Technical College

Thi-Qar Technical College

Umara Technical Institute

Shatra Technical Institute

Nasiriya Technical Institute

Health and Medical Technical college

STU presidency

Sum

PhD. Current Students

PhD. Scholarships

3

1

1

4

1

1

11

PhD. Leave

PhD. Fellowships

2

1

1

2

3

9

PhD. Private Expense

PhD. Prime Minister Office

3

1

1

5

1

11

Total number of PhD students outside Iraq

31

PhD. Graduates

PhD. Scholarships

2

6

1

2

2

13

PhD. Leave

3

6

1

10

PhD. Fellowships

PhD. Private Expense

PhD. Prime Minister Office

1

3

1

1

6

Total number of PhD graduates from outside Iraq

29

MSc. Current Students

MSc. Scholarships

1

1

MSc.  Leave

MSc. Fellowships

1

1

1

1

3

7

MSc. Private Expense

MSc. Prime Minister Office

Total number of MSc. students outside Iraq

8

MSc. Graduates

MSc. Scholarships

2

2

MSc.  Leave

6

2

3

1

1

5

17

MSc. Fellowships

2

1

3

1

1

2

MSc. Private Expense

2

1

1

4

MSc. Prime Minister Office

4

1

1

6

Total number of MSc. graduates from outside Iraq

31

Total number of current students and graduates of PhD and Masters holders from outside the country

99