Numerus Group Scholarship | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Numerus Group Scholarship

The Numerus Group Scholarship provides financial support to two existing students at AUIS. The Scholarship is named after Numerus Group, an Iraqi-owned and Dubai-based investment company founded and run by the Shanshal family.

Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit, and cover tuition, fees, housing and books. This highly competitive scholarship is awarded to two current students.


  • Current students must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 As of the end of spring 2023.

  • Not already receiving a scholarship/sponsorship.

  • Students must be entering at minimum their second year (fourth semester) of undergraduate study.

  • Students must reapply each year to renew their scholarship.

  • Students should be engaged in activities inside and outside the University.

  • Students must be able to demonstrate financial need as determined by the University.


  • Applicants will be required to fill out an application through the Scholarship Office.


Final award will be selected by the AUIS Scholarship Committee based on the mentioned guidelines to the greatest extent practicable, in accordance with University Scholarship award procedures, subject to approval by the University.


Our current 2022-2023 Numerus Scholars are Ms. Avesta Evan Yousif, Mr. Azhi Ata Abdalrahim, Mr. Mohammed Taha Omer, and Ms. Aya Khidir Abbas. 

Our 2020-2021 Numerus Scholars are Ms. Avesta Evan Yousif and Mr. Azhi Ata Abdalrahim.

Learn more about other past Numerus Scholars: