Original source: www.thepeninsulaqatar.com. June 15, 2011
DOHA: In pursuit of building a strong and highly skilled Qatari national banking workforce and as per the vision of Qatar, QNB has launched a new scholarships scheme for citizens.
Scholarships will be offered to high school graduates and undergraduate university students, outstanding in academics, in accordance with the bank’s scholarship policy. The policy aims to accelerate human resource development, strengthen citizen capacities and enhance their learning and working skills.Students can choose from among the best domestic and international universities within Qatar. These prestigious universities offer highly valued and advanced educational majors and are considered the best in the world.
They include Qatar University, The University of Texas, Georgetown University, Carnegie Mellon University and the College of the North Atlantic. Students have the opportunity to choose from the majors that would be instrumental in their pursuit of a banking career.QNB scholarships are for Qatari nationals only. In accordance with the bank’s efficiency and standards, selection is restricted to students with a percentage score of not less than 70 percent in secondary school and an average GPA score of at least 3.0 in a field of financial and banking study at university.
QNB not only provides scholarships but is also keen to follow up on the latest developments in students’ learning and their academic performance. It offers distinguished students financial incentives as well as certificates of appreciation.The bank allows scholarship students to augment their theoretical study by interning with its various departments in summer. It will also offer job opportunities in its management cadre to graduating students.
QNB offers monthly stipends to scholarship students as part of its commitment to provide for their needs such as curriculum books. It is committed to provide all facilities and support to students to reinforce its role in aiding social and economic security in all sections of the Qatari community.QNB aims to further strengthen its association with educational institutions. It will provide educational and training opportunities for outstanding students and support them in line with Qatar’s guidelines to strengthen the role of the private sector in sustainable development.
Qatari students who wish to apply for these scholarships can visit www.qnb.com.qa/Scholarship and fill the application form and read the terms and conditions for the scholarship. In case of selection, applicants will be contacted to complete the second phase of procedures as required by the bank’s human resource development guidelines.