Qatar General Electricity and Water Corp (Kahramaa) would provide scholarships to young Qatari nationals to pursue higher studies at universities abroad and also at home.
This is part of Kahramaa’s Qatarisation drive to provide technical and administrative jobs to the nationals.
Speaking at a meeting of directors, managers and students selected for the scholarship programme, acting managing director Essa Hilal al-Kuwari said the scholarship would encourage Qatari youth to take up engineering specilisation.

Kahramaa aims to create a new generation of distinguished young Qataris, rich in technical and practical experience to serve the Corp at various levels, said al-Kuwari.

The acting managing director recalled that Kahramaa has started picking and sponsoring meritorious Qatari general and technical secondary graduates to receive high level education at leading varsities in Qatar and outside.After successful completion of education, candidates will be directly posted as officers at various levels.

Kahramaa has also developed an annual two-month programme to train students during the summer vacation. “It is being done to develop technical and practical skills of students to get confirmed at their designated jobs,” said al-Kuwari. The senior official expressed the hope that such procedures would make candidates more competent.

He added that maximising the employment of capable Qatari nationals and developing them to the competence level of employees in leading international companies represents one of the key objectives.
In 2007, Kahramaa started to sponsor general and technical secondary graduates to receive high level engineering and administrative education at leading international universities inside and outside Qatar.
Kahramaa is one of the few corporations granted the right to launch a scholarship programme as per State scholarship law. The scholarship programme secures students by providing facilities and support .

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