Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) Scholarship Programme

Pope Francis Scholarship
Awarded by Aid to the Church in Need
High school applicants with good academic performance
150 scholarships starting in the academic year 2021/22
Tuition fees will be paid for four years in BA and BSc disciplines


The CUE’s vision is to provide the best international education, taught in English, forming socially minded, thoughtful, tolerant and critically thinking students, that could be the future leaders of Iraq.
The CUE’S mission is to make the learners of today the leaders of tomorrow.
The scholarship is to nurture and support bright young people who can make a difference to our country
You will be taught only in the English Language
You will be formed with high values in an inclusive environment that fosters equality, empowers women (54% of the current students are female), and coexistence
Our goal is to bring highly educated, English-speaking graduates, ready for the job market


Application process

– Academic record

– Personal statement about you (in English), what you want to study and your ambition

– Reference from your high school

– Application period: to be announced shortly

– First interview ( in English)

– Second interview ( In English)