Joint Press Release
April 1, 2021
For Immediate Release
Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the United States Embassy to Host Virtual U.S. Universities Fair in Celebration of the Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture
On Tuesday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 7 from 4pm to 8pm each day, the United States Embassy and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) will host the EducationUSA-Qatar 2021 Virtual University Fair, set to take place during the Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture.
The virtual fair will provide a unique opportunity for high school and graduate students in Qatar to interact directly with university representatives from over 50 U.S. colleges and universities. Participants will gain valuable information about academic programs, tuition costs, campus life, financial aid options, application procedures, and safety precautions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual fair makes it easy to learn about the advantages of studying in the United States and to meet with EducationUSA advisers about your future college needs. High school students, university and graduate students, parents, school counselors, and advisors are invited to attend the Fair from 4pm to 8pm on April 6 and 7 at this link: https://acfairs.easyvirtualfair.com/prefair/
Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy Ambassador Greta Holtz highlights that studying in U.S. higher education institutions offers a range of opportunities for students in Qatar, including state-of-the-art campuses using the latest technology, leading experts serving as professors and instructors, unparalleled access to advisors and career services, an array of extracurricular and student activities, and so much more.
Ministry of Education and Higher Education Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Higher Education Dr. Khalid Al-Ali notes that partnering with the U.S. Embassy in Qatar during the Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture strengthens our broad and enduring partnership with the United States and opens doors of opportunity for Qatari students to pursue higher education in some of the world’s most prestigious universities and colleges.
Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington, D.C. Mr. Mohammed Alhamad is pleased to participate in the EducationUSA-Qatar 2021 Virtual University Fair. As we are based in the United States, we see firsthand the unmatched education experience U.S. higher education offers to Qatari students who are in the United States studying in an array of academic fields. Our Embassy and Consular staff across the United States stand ready to provide consular services and other relevant programmatic support to all Qatari students during their stay in the United States.
EducationUSA is the official source of information on U.S. higher education and a member of the U.S. Department of State’s network of over 425 international student advising centers around the world. The network provides accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the U.S.