SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS BY EXTERNAL SPONSORS
SCHOLARSHIPS BY EXTERNAL SPONSORS

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS
FULL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UAE NATIONAL STUDENTS (New Eligibility Requirements)

Full scholarships are provided to UAE National students that meet the following EmSAT admission requirements:

  • Minimum score of achievement in each of the following EmSAT subjects: Math 1000, Physics 800, Arabic 700,  Computer Science 800 (Java, C++, and Python), one elective from Chemistry or Biology 800, and English 1250 to be conditionally accepted into the Foundation program.

or:

  • Minimum score of achievement in each of the following EmSAT subjects: Math 1250, Physics 1000, Computer Science 800 (Java, C++, and Python), Arabic 700, one elective from Chemistry or Biology 800, and English 1400 to be fully accepted into freshman year.

Full scholarships cover the following:

  • 100% of tuition fees are provided to UAE national students.
  • Housing fees covering double occupancy for students residing more than 80km from campus.
  • Daily and weekend transport fees for those eligible students not receiving a stipend.
  • Monthly stipends are also provided to eligible UAE national students based on their Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). Details are as follows. This is subject to conditions stipulated in the General Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

New Students (for first semester only)

STATUS SCHOLARSHIP STIPENDS (PER MONTH)
UAE nationals who are listed from in the top 10 school graduates list issued by the Ministry of Education 100% of tuition fees AED 8,000
All other UAE nationals 100% of tuition fees AED 4,000

 

Continuing Students (for second semester until graduation)

STATUS SCHOLASRHIP STIPEND (PER MONTH)
Nationals with CGPA >=3.8 100% of tuition fees AED 8,000
Nationals with CGPA 3.2 – 3.79 100% of tuition fees AED 6,000
Nationals with CGPA 2.6 – 3.19 100% of tuition fees AED 4,000
Nationals with CGPA 2.0 – 2.59 100% of tuition fees AED 2,000
Nationals with CGPA Below 2.0 100% of tuition fees N/A

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
FULL SCHOLARSHIPS (New Eligibility Requirements)

A limited number of full scholarships are available for non-national students with outstanding academic performance and personal qualities. These scholarships are very highly competitive.



President’s Scholarship

The President’s Scholarship is our most prestigious tuition grant reserved for students on the basis of their academic achievements and excellence.

Expat students from within the UAE have to obtain “Full Admission” at the point of application, which is a minimum score of achievement in each of the following EmSAT subjects: Math 1250, Physics 1000, Computer Science 800 (Java, C++, and Python), Arabic 700, one elective from Chemistry or Biology 800, and English 1400 to be eligible for Expat Full Scholarship “President’s Scholarship”.

International students from outside the UAE must obtain competitive scores depending on the high school curriculum they are applying from (i.e. SATs, APs, IGSCEs, IB Curriculum, or any other international curriculum).

Scholarships are highly competitive and therefore meeting the minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee being awarded with the scholarship as these are limited opportunities.

There is no separate application to submit for Scholarships at Khalifa University. Your application for admission will be used to review your eligibility for scholarships. You will be contacted if further information is required.

To be considered for the President’s Scholarship, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher during their studies at Khalifa University.

 

STATUS SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
International with CGPA >= 3.3 100% of tuition fees 100% of tuition fees
International with CGPA 3.0 –3.29 75% of tuition fees 75% of tuition fees
International with CGPA 2.0 – 2.99 50% of tuition fees 50% of tuition fees
International with CGPA < 2.0 0% of the tuition fees 0% of the tuition fees
PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS (New Eligibility Requirements)

A number of partial-scholarships are available for non-national students with excellent academic performance and personal qualities.



Khalifa University Scholarship

A number of partial-scholarships are available for international students with excellent academic performance and personal qualities.

Expat students within the UAE have to obtain “Full Admission” at the point of application which is a minimum score of achievement in each of the following EmSAT subjects: Math 1250, Physics 1000, Computer Science 800 (Java, C++, and Python), Arabic 700, one elective from Chemistry or Biology 800, and English 1400 to be eligible for Expat Partial Scholarship “Khalifa University Scholarship”.

International students from outside the UAE must obtain competitive scores depending on the high school curriculum they are applying from (i.e. SATs, APs, IGSCEs, IB Curriculum, or any other international curriculum).

Scholarships are highly competitive and therefore meeting the minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee being awarded with the scholarship as these are limited opportunities.

There is no separate application to submit for Scholarships at Khalifa University. Your application for admission will be used to review your eligibility for scholarships. You will be contacted if further information is required.

To be considered for the Partial’s Scholarship, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during their studies at Khalifa University.

STATUS SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
International with CGPA >= 3.0 50% of tuition fees 75% of tuition fees
International with CGPA 2.5 – 2.99 25% of tuition fees 50% of tuition fees
International with CGPA 2.0 – 2.49 10% of tuition fees 25% of tuition fees
International with CGPA < 2.0 0% of tuition fees 0% of the tuition fees
SELF-PAY SCHOLARSHIPS (New Eligibility Requirements)

Khalifa University offers additional financial support to students without established academic careers of excellence as a means to encourage and incentivize hard work and effort.



Self-pay Scholarship

The self-pay scholarship is designed to help students who strive for recognition of their academic vigor after not initially qualifying for a scholarship. Students who are admitted to KU but did not maintain academic excellence and a high GPA before joining can make the most of this scholarship to prove themselves and receives financial reimbursements.

There is no separate application to submit for Scholarships at Khalifa University. Your application for admission will be used to review your eligibility for scholarships. You will be contacted if further information is required.

Expat students within the UAE have to obtain a minimum score in of each of the following EmSAT subjects: Math 1000, Physics 800, Arabic 700,  Computer Science 800 (Java, C++, and Python), one elective from Chemistry or Biology 800, and English 1250 to be eligible for the Self-Pay Scholarship at the point of application.

International students from outside the UAE must obtain competitive scores depending on the high school curriculum they are applying from (i.e. SATs, APs, IGSCEs, IB Curriculum, or any other international curriculum).

Scholarships are highly competitive and therefore meeting the minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee being awarded with the scholarship as these are limited opportunities.

To be considered for the Self-Pay Scholarship, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher during their studies at Khalifa University.

STATUS SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
International with First year CGPA >= 3.8 20% of tuition fees 30% of tuition fees
International with first year CGPA < 3.8 0% of tuition fees 0% of tuition fees
SCHOLARSHIPS BY EXTERNAL SPONSORS
ADNOC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The ADNOC Scholarship Program is a prestigious accolade granted to a select number of talented individuals, following a competitive application process.

Established in 1974, ADNOC continues to nurture the next generation of UAE nationals by investing in their higher education.

This fund was developed to empower high potential UAE nationals with training across various technical disciplines. These subjects are chosen in line with the vision for advancement of the industrial and economic objectives of ADNOC and the UAE. 

What we offer

We provide guidance and support for outstanding students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programs in specialized disciplines at prestigious institutions, both within the UAE and abroad. We support our scholars to maintain high academic standards throughout the duration of their studies.

Successful applicants to the ADNOC Scholarship Program can expect to benefit from:

  • Scholarship application assistance
  • Tuition fee support
  • Support with living expenses
  • Access to the ADNOC Scholarship Portal
  • Rewards for excellent performance

The ADNOC Scholarship university list includes more than 80 of the world’s most prestigious institutions, according to the Times Top 100 Higher Education World University Rankings.

What We Look For

The application and interview process are designed to identify the most brilliant UAE National talent, whose work ethic and core values are in line with those of ADNOC. 

Prospective scholars should have already received a conditional letter of acceptance from our list of approved universities, for one of the following majors:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geosciences

Candidates will also be requested to undertake a medical assessment to assess suitability for their chosen discipline

You will also need to confirm that you have no obligations which may conflict with your studies. For those who are eligible for national service, this should include the ability to provide a military service release letter.

Undergraduate Program Requirements

  • Has attended a school recognized in terms of academic excellence by the Ministry of Education (MoE); Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) or Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) High school certificate, or equivalent
  • Minimum achievement of 85% in each science and math subject
  • Average final high school examinations results of 85% or above to pursue scholarship for domestic studies (within the UAE)
  • Average final examinations results of 90% or above if you intend to study overseas
  • TOEFL (or equivalent) score of 80 and above / IELTS 6.0 and above / EMSAT – English 1400 and above, Math 1250 and above and Physics 800 and above (for Domestic study only)

 

Mandatory Documents for Application

  • Color copy of Passport (Front page and unified number page)
  • Color copy of Family Book (All pages with writing)
  • Color copy of Emirates ID (Front and Back)
  • Valid IELTS / TOEFL / EmSAT Certificate
  • University Acceptance Letter(s)
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Reference Letter from Math Instructor
  • Reference Letter from Science Instructor
  • Passport photo with white background
  • Transcripts for years 9, 10, 11 and 12
  • Personal statement / Essay (300 words) – What motivated you to apply for the ADNOC Scholarship and why did you choose this particular field of study?
  • Latest university transcript (if applicable)
  • National service letter (if applicable)

 

Applications

ADNOC Scholarship is open to receive applications from 1st March to 31st March 2022. To apply for ADNOC Scholarship program click here. For more information about ADNOC scholarship, please visit ADNOC SCHOLASRSHIP WEBSITE

THE FUTURE TEACHERS برنامج معلمي المستقبل (New Eligibility Requirements)

Introduction

The Ministry of Education aims to provide a new batch of teachers with a high efficiency to teach the next generation of students in public schools in the United Arab Emirates. The provision of highly qualified teachers is a top priority for the Ministry of Education in the coming years.

As part of this objective, the Ministry, in collaboration with Khalifa University, has launched the ‘Future Teachers’ program, which offer qualified students scholarships in the following disciplines:

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

 

Program Goals

 

The program aims to offer scholarships to UAE National and Arab students living in the UAE to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or in Physics to serve as future teachers in the country.

It also seeks to provide future teachers with opportunities to be involved in community service and to receive academic and professional support and training while they are studying.

Furthermore, the program ensures that the future teachers will receive high-quality professional experience through available job opportunities at the Ministry of Education after their graduation.

 

Program Eligibility Criteria

 

For UAE National students

 

UAE National students are subject to the same requirements for admission to Khalifa University.

 

For Arab students living in the UAE

 

The student must meet the following requirements:

 

  • Be a citizen of any Arab country
  • Be a resident of the UAE for the last three years
  • Have high school certificate or its equivalent from one of the accredited schools in the country
  • Must not be more than 20 years old and should have graduated high school within the past 3 years
  • Should have a score of at least 75% irrespective of the high school system the student is coming from
  • Should be a full-time student
  • Students have to obtain “Full Admission” at the point of application which is a minimum score of EMSAT English 1400 , EMSAT Math 1250, Physics 1000, Computer Science 800 (Java, C++, and Python), Arabic 700, one elective from Chemistry or Biology 800, to be eligible for Future Teacher Program.
  • Should have secured admission to Khalifa University to study Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Bachelor of Science in Physics.

Scholarships are highly competitive and therefore meeting the minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee being awarded with the scholarship as these are limited opportunities.

 

Program Advantages

  • The program covers tuition fees at Khalifa University.
  • It also provides housing and transportation for male students who meet the conditions for receiving housing at Khalifa University.
  • Program graduates will be given priority employment at the Ministry of Education as a teacher.

External entities who wish to sponsor students at KU, are kindly requested to fill in the Sponsor Application Form here.


For more information about the available scholarships for undergraduate students, please email us at scholarship.unit@ku.ac.ae.

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