The Trust has provided a limited number of scholarships for graduates and in some cases undergraduates from Arab countries to study at British universities.

A number of conditions apply to these scholarships.

  1. Students should normally hold a good first degree
  2. They must be fluent in English and able to benefit from study in the United Kingdom
  3. They should normally be of Arab nationality, be resident in an Arab country and not hold British residency
  4. They should be able to demonstrate that the chosen course of study is of clear benefit to their home country or the wider Arab world and that they intend to return to their home country or another Arab country after the completion of their studies
  5. There is no age limit but priority is given to those aged under 35
  6. Scholars are expected to apply direct to a British university of their choice and to be able to provide a copy of that university's acceptance; they should also be able to secure through the British Council a visa or permission to enter the United Kingdom for the purposes of study
  7. Funds are limited and sometimes it may be possible to provide only partial funding.

The Trust also supports the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholarship Programme of prestigious awards enabling overseas students to study in Britain. In the academic year 2010/11 the Trust funded scholars from Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen