SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers the following scholarships to support qualified UAE national students enrolled in postgraduate programs. The University reserves the right to make changes to the published scholarship benefits and conditions without prior notice.


MASTER SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship supports UAE National students pursuing a Master’s degree at Khalifa University. Scholarship eligibility is assessed as part of the admission process and applicants are not required to submit a separate scholarship application. The number of available scholarship slots is limited. All applicants are evaluated and mapped to a specific scholarship Tier on the basis of academic merit and other relevant factors, in line with Khalifa University’s strategic priorities, rules and regulations. Meeting the eligibility criteria for a specific Tier does not guarantee a scholarship award.

Tier I and Tier II (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.

Tier III (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • 50% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.

Tier IV (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • Textbooks provided by the University.

Please refer to the Tuition Fees webpage for information on tuition costs.

PhD SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship supports UAE National students pursuing a Doctoral degree at Khalifa University. Scholarship eligibility is assessed as part of the admission process and applicants are not required to submit a separate scholarship application. The number of available scholarship slots is limited. All applicants are evaluated and mapped to a specific scholarship Tier on the basis of academic merit, research potential and other relevant factors, in line with Khalifa University’s strategic priorities, rules and regulations. Meeting the eligibility criteria for a specific Tier does not guarantee a scholarship award.

Research Path (with work commitment)

Scholarship offered to full-time PhD students only. Students are reassessed for scholarship eligibility annually.

Tier I (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Basic monthly stipend of 25,000 AED (pensionable).
  • Additional monthly allowance of 35,000 AED, subject to approval and meeting scholarship progression criteria.
  • Registration in the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Tier II (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Basic monthly stipend of 25,000 AED (pensionable).
  • Additional monthly allowance of 15,000 AED, subject to approval and meeting scholarship progression criteria.
  • Registration in the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Tier III (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend of 25,000 AED (pensionable).
  • Registration in the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Tier IV (Full-Time only)

  • 75% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Please refer to the Tuition Fees webpage for information on tuition costs.

 

Study Path (without work commitment)

Students are reassessed for scholarship eligibility annually.

Tier I (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend of 10,000 AED.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.

Tier II (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend of 5,000 AED.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.

Tier III (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • 50% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.

Tier IV (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • 25% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.

Please refer to the Tuition Fees webpage for information on tuition costs.

INTERNATIONAL BUHOOTH SCHOLARSHIP

The International Buhooth Scholarship Program is an ambitious initiative that aims to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, to transform the UAE into a center of excellence in engineering and science research. The initiative offers scholarships to UAE Nationals with the aim of promoting graduate studies and research, as well as developing specialized human capital in the areas of science and engineering for the benefit of national institutions. Students accepted to the International Buhooth program will be registered in selected graduate programs offered by top international universities.

 

International Buhooth Scholarship Benefits

Please note that scholarship benefits are subject to change.

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend.
  • Additional overseas allowance, applicable while student is residing overseas.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Registration in the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.
  • International Buhooth scholarship recipients will receive medical insurance for themselves, their spouse and eligible dependents.
  • Recipients of this scholarship are eligible for yearly round trip airline tickets for themselves, their spouse and eligible dependents.

Eligibility Criteria for International Buhooth Scholarship

  • Applicants must be UAE Nationals.
  • Applicants must have graduated from Khalifa University. On an exceptional basis, graduates from other institutions may be considered.
  • Applications must be submitted online, through the Khalifa University Admission Portal. Applicants must satisfy the full admission requirements of the Khalifa University academic program that they are applying to with the following minimum CGPA criteria:
  • Minimum Bachelor CGPA of 3.50 (or equivalent) for applications to Master’s programs.
  • Minimum Bachelor CGPA of 3.50 (or equivalent) and Master CGPA of 3.70 (or equivalent) for applications to PhD programs.
  • Applicants must provide an admission offer letter from a top-ranked international institution (preferred top 50 QS or THE ranking). The letter should be submitted at the time of application to Khalifa University.
  • The scholarship is open for selected majors only, as determined by Khalifa University of Science and Technology.
  • The scholarship is highly competitive and will only be offered to a limited number of successful applicants each year.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please refer to the Graduate Admissions webpage for details on how to apply to Khalifa University of Science and Technology. Applicants are automatically considered for a graduate scholarship, if applicable. No additional scholarship application is required. The recipients will be confirmed at the conclusion of the admission process.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers the following scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in postgraduate programs. The University reserves the right to make changes to the published scholarship benefits and conditions without prior notice.


MASTER SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship supports international students pursuing a Master’s degree at Khalifa University. Scholarship eligibility is assessed as part of the admission process and applicants are not required to submit a separate scholarship application. The number of available scholarship slots is limited. All applicants are evaluated and mapped to a specific scholarship Tier on the basis of academic merit and other relevant factors, in line with Khalifa University’s strategic priorities, rules and regulations. Meeting the eligibility criteria for a specific Tier does not guarantee a scholarship award.

Tier I and Tier II (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

Tier III (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • 50% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

Tier IV (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

Please refer to the Tuition Fees webpage for information on tuition costs.

PhD SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship supports international students pursuing a Doctoral degree at Khalifa University. Scholarship eligibility is assessed as part of the admission process and applicants are not required to submit a separate scholarship application. The number of available scholarship slots is limited. All applicants are evaluated and mapped to a specific scholarship Tier on the basis of academic merit, research potential and other relevant factors, in line with Khalifa University’s strategic priorities, rules and regulations. Meeting the eligibility criteria for a specific Tier does not guarantee a scholarship award.

Research Path (with work commitment)

Scholarship offered to full-time PhD students only. Students are reassessed for scholarship eligibility annually.

Tier I (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Basic monthly stipend of 20,000 AED.
  • Additional monthly allowance of 20,000 AED, subject to approval and meeting scholarship progression criteria.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Tier II (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Basic monthly stipend of 20,000 AED.
  • Additional monthly allowance of 10,000 AED, subject to approval and meeting scholarship progression criteria.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Tier III (Full-Time only)

  • 75% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend of 20,000 AED.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

Tier IV (Full-Time only)

  • 50% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.
  • Commitment to work with Khalifa University or a nominated entity upon graduation for a period equivalent to the period of study. The University reserves the right for any reason not to offer the student a post after graduation.

 Please refer to the Tuition Fees webpage for information on tuition costs.

 

Study Path (without work commitment)

Students are reassessed for scholarship eligibility annually.

Tier I (Full-Time only)

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend of 4,000 AED.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

Tier II (Full-Time only)

  • 75% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Monthly stipend of 2,000 AED.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

Tier III (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • 50% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

Tier IV (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • 25% waiver of tuition fees.
  • Free University accommodation for eligible full-time students only.
  • Textbooks provided by the University.
  • Medical insurance coverage for full-time international students sponsored by Khalifa University.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flights (between home country and Abu Dhabi) for full-time overseas international students, subject to approval.
  • Coverage of UAE visa application fees for full-time international students.

 Please refer to the Tuition Fees webpage for information on tuition costs.

CHINA SCHOLARSHIP COUNCIL – KHALIFA UNIVERSITY JOINT PHD SCHOLARSHIP

Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU), in collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC), offers the CSC- KU Scholarship to highly qualified Chinese nationals admitted to PhD in Engineering or science on a full-time basis.



PhD Scholarship Benefits

  • Annual flight tickets provided by CSC.
  • Full waiver of tuition fees and any research-associated fees.
  • Free University accommodation (or accommodation assistance of up to AED 2,000 per month if University accommodation is not available).
  • Free textbooks.
  • Visa processing costs.
  • UAE medical insurance.



Application

  • Apply online for the PhD program at Khalifa University.
  • After receiving the admission offer letter from Khalifa University, candidates must also apply to CSC by completing an application for funding and employer reference (forms are available online at http://apply.csc.edu.cn).



Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible an applicant must:

  • Be a citizen and permanent resident of the People’s Republic of China at the time of applying.
  • Be approved for unconditional admission to a PhD program at Khalifa University.
  • Have official approval for a scholarship award from CSC prior to first registration at Khalifa University.



Duration

  • The PhD scholarship is awarded to successful applicants for up to a maximum of 48 months.



Other terms and Conditions

To continue to receive the CSC-KU Scholarship the student must:

  • Register as a full-time student every semester, including the summer term.
  • Maintain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 out of 4 during his/her study at Khalifa University.
  • Comply with the policies, rules and regulations of Khalifa University.

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers its graduate students comprehensive scholarships that cover necessary educational expenses. Scholarship eligibility is assessed as part of the admission process and applicants are not required to submit a separate scholarship application.

* The University reserves the right to make changes to the published scholarship and fees information without prior notice.