Bahrain Telecommunication Company (Batelco)

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Bahrain Telecommunication Company (Batelco)


P.O. Box 14, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain


+ 973 17884557 - PR Department


+ 973 17611898 - PR Department

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Group Chief Executive:

Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos

Batelco is the leading integrated communications provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain and a company of reference among the Region’s key telecommunications players for innovation and customer experience. Batelco serves both the corporate and consumer markets in the most liberalized and competitive environment in the Middle East Africa Region. It delivers cutting-edge fixed and wireless telecommunication and services to its customers in Bahrain.

Support to Higher Education

Batelco supports higher education by providing scholarships and donations to different projects in the Kingdom; such as King Hamad Future Schools, and the donation to the Ministry of Education to support the higher educational process in the Governmental sector.
Type of Support
Batelco provides scholarships for studying at the Bahrain University. The scholarships cover BSc, MA, MBA and PhD degrees in engineering-related fields of study. Ten to fourteen students are accepted annually.
Duration of Support
● Diploma: 3 years.
● Bachelor's degree: 5 years.
Eligibility Criteria
Applicants with the highest GPA get a better chance to be covered for the 5-year scholarship program.
Application Procedures
A committee will monitor students’ progress and GPA. Students should maintain their GPA at 2.5 and above to guarantee payment of expenses till graduation.
Mr. Ahmed Al-Janahi, Group General Manager for Public Relations and Governmental Relations, and Secretary of the Board
Additional Information
Batelco’s sponsorship is an essential part of the Company’s marketing communications. Application forms can be filled online: