Scholarships

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government Study Abroad Scholarships 2016/2017 for UAE Nationals

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Application Deadline: Varying

The Ministry of Higher Education of United Arab Emirates (UAE) is glad to invited applications for the study abroad – government scholarships. Those awards are exclusively open to domestic students only. They will be pursuing master or bachelor program at any institution outside UAE.

General Conditions

  • The applicant must be a UAE passport holder.
    • The applicant must not be awarded a scholarship from any other institution or entity within or outside the UAE.
    • The applicant must submit a health fitness certificate.
    • The applicant must submit a certificate of completion/release/deferment from National Service.
    • The applicant must be of a good conduct.
    • The applicant must obtain the required scores in one of the following language tests which will qualifies him/her to study the degree and academic specialization from one of the higher educational institutions specified by the Ministry. The required scores are as follows:
IELTS – Academic TOEFL iBT TOEFL PBT TOEFL CBT
6.0 80 550 213
  • The applicant must obtain an unconditional academic acceptance stating the total cost of the program in the preferred major(s) and institution(s) specified by the Ministry.
    • The applicant must obtain prior approval from the Certificate Equivalency Department in the Ministry for the accreditation of the institution, the program of study (major) and the duration of the program.
    • If employed, the applicant must obtain a sabbatical leave from his/her employer. The document stating the study leave must include the approved country of study, degree, specialization, duration of the program, method of study (full-time or part-time) and leave type (paid or unpaid).
    • The applicant must pass the personal interview.
    • The applicant must sign the acknowledgment to adhere to the bylaws and regulations pertaining to the scholarship law and the instructions issued by the Ministry.
Under graduate students
        A-     High school students:
• The applicant must select ‘foreign scholarship’ while filling out the NAPO application and must meet the scholarship requirements.
• The applicant must hold a General Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with an average of 85%.
• High school graduates with UK system (IB, IGCSE, AS Level, A Level) or its equivalent may be accepted.
• The high school certificate must be equalized, if obtained from outside the UAE, or certified, if obtained from a private school in the UAE, from the Ministry of Education.
• The applicant must enroll in full-time study.
• The applicant must score a minimum of 150 in the CEPA English exam.
• The requirements listed in the ‘General Conditions’ must be met by the applicant.
• All other applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Scholarship Committee.
 B- Intermediate and Higher diploma students:
• The applicant must maintain a certain GPA (not less than ‘very good’) and meet the scholarship criteria.
• The requirements listed in the ‘General Conditions’ must be met by the applicant.
• All other applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Scholarship Committee.

Graduate studies:

• The applicant must obtain a certain average (not less than ‘good’) in his/her previous qualification.
• The applicant must obtain an unconditional academic acceptance (full-time or part-time) from one of the higher educational institutions in the countries and the specialization specified by the Ministry and must abide by the requirements pertaining to the duration of study in accordance with regulations set by the Certificate Equivalency Department.
• The requirements listed in the ‘General Conditions’ must be met by the applicant.
• All other applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Scholarship Committee.
Students studying at their own expense and desire to apply for the scholarship:
• The applicant must complete one full academic term with a certain GPA (not less than ‘good’) for undergraduate studies.
• The applicant must complete one full academic term with a certain GPA (not less than ‘good’) for graduate studies.
• The applicant must submit a proof of enrollment at the university along with a transcript which must indicate the courses he/she has completed.
• The applicant shall not be offered admissions in one of the federal higher educational institutions within the country.
• The requirements listed in the ‘General Conditions’ must be met by the applicant.
• All other applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Scholarship Committee.
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