How to Apply

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar constantly works to make its application materials accessible and user-friendly.  This is an overview of the application process with details on our online application solution and the supporting application materials.

The Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar offers an Online Application System which allows for submission of key required application materials including the Personal Statement, Essay and personal documents.

Applicants may choose to submit the application fee online by credit card payment or by check or money order made out to Georgetown University. Please note that cash payment of the application fee is not acceptable.

School transcripts, a Counselor "Overall Academic Assessment Report" and the Teacher Report should be sent directly from the school via the online application or school-to-university secure document transfer. 

Transcripts may also be submitted in a sealed envelope from the school, with the school official’s stamp or signature on the envelope closure. Teacher recommendations and the counselor assessment should not be submitted in hard copy. 

Applicants must request results be sent directly from the testing organization to SFS-Qatar.

ACT (code 0669)
SAT I (code 4563)
TOEFL (code 8750)

SFS-Qatar will accept, on a temporary basis, unofficial score reports or reports provided by the student.  Before a final decision can be made on the application, however, official reports must be received by the SFS-Qatar admissions office.

Please be sure to fill out all forms completely and accurately.

Any questions should be addressed to:  Except for technical questions on the online application (see details on technical assistance below), all materials must be sent to:

Admissions Office
Georgetown University
School of Foreign Service in Qatar
PO Box 23689
Doha, Qatar

Telephone: +974-4457-8200
Fax: +974-4457-8201

Confirmation of Online Application Submission

Once you have completed your online form, and you have clicked on the “Submit” button, you will receive an automatic confirmation of your application submission from Georgetown University.  Prior to submission, you should print a copy of your complete application for your records. The application is not viewable by Georgetown University until you click the “Submit” button – and the “Submit” button will not work until the application is complete.

Technical Support (online application)

Application information is not available to the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar until you officially submit your online application.  If you have any questions or difficulties while completing the online form, please click on the button on the top right corner of each page in the online application (TECHNICAL SUPPORT), and an e-mail message detailing your exact location in the online application will be generated.  You can provide details of your issue for the ApplyYourself technicians, then send the message to them for response. The response is generally quick and helpful.

If you are working outside of the application, you can send an e-mail to ApplyYourself at: Make sure to provide complete information to them – your full name, your online user number PIN, your complete contact information (address, telephone, and e-mail), and a full description of the problem encountered.  Please also indicate that you are applying to the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar.