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The new American University in the Emirates is inviting applications for UAE Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Up to 40 scholarships are available to applicants of all nationalities but priority will be given to applicants from the United Arab Emirates.

American University in the Emirates seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives.

American University in the Emirates’ (AUE) motto is that “Nothing is Impossible” and through this empowering phrase, it continuously nurtures its students to take on their studies like taking on the working world, through a perfectly constructed pathway to success.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Bachelors, Master and English Language programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is applicable to tuition fees only (courses) and not for any other fees. The Scholarship will not include/cover any courses to be taken outside American University in the Emirates (AUE) (Inside and outside UAE)

Number of Scholarships: Up to 40 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • For Undergraduate Programme: High School Diploma attested by the concerned authorities with the minimum final average of above 90% (or its equivalent).
  • For Graduate programme: Bachelor Degree Certificate from an accredited university by the UAE Ministry of Education, with minimum CGPA of 3.6 out of 4.0, or its equivalent.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Priority will be given to applicants from the United Arab Emirates.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: For Undergraduate Applicants:

English Proficiency Certificate with the below score:

    • ILETS: 5.5
    • TOFL PBT: 527
    • TOEFL IBT: 70
    • EmSAT English 1250

For Graduate Applicants:

English Proficiency Certificate with the below score:

    • ILETS: 6.5
    • TOFL PBT: 577
    • TOEFL IBT: 90
    • EmSAT English 1550

UAE Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

For Undergraduate Applicants:

  • Recommendation letter from school (Not older than 3 months)
  • English Proficiency Certificate with the below score:
    • ILETS: 5.5
    • TOFL PBT: 527
    • TOEFL IBT: 70
    • EmSAT English 1250
  • Motivation letter that clearly states the intended College/ Program/ Major.
  • Certificate of good conduct from both previous school and police.
  • Four passport size photographs

For Graduate Applicants:

  • Recommendation letter from two faculty members at the previous university.
  • English Proficiency Certificate with the below score:
    • ILETS: 6.5
    • TOFL PBT: 577
    • TOEFL IBT: 90
    • EmSAT English 1550
  • Motivation letter that clearly states the intended College/ Program/ Major.
  • Certificate of good conduct from police.
  • Four passport size photographs

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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The American University of Sharjah is inviting applications for Chancellor’s Scholarship Award. Newly admitted students may apply for the Chancellor’s Scholars Award which ranges from 75 percent to 100 percent of the tuition, lab and housing fees.

The American University of Sharjah is a co-educational institution of higher education in the United Arab Emirates. It was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Newly admitted students may apply for the Chancellor’s Scholars Award which ranges from 75 percent to 100 percent of the tuition, lab and housing fees.

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

  • Eligibility: Students should meet the following requirements:
  • Submit an essay detailing extracurricular activities, talents, social activities, and anticipated contribution to AUS
  • Outstanding personal qualities and leadership abilities in school and the community
  • Scientific or literary contributions to the community
  • Special school or community honours or awards
  • Community service and school extracurricular activities
  • A minimum average of 95 percent or equivalent in the last three years of secondary education
  • Have limited financial resources

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have the previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English proficiency requirements for Spring Semester 2017 are:

  • TOEFL: a minimum score of 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT), 550 on the Institutional Paper-based TOEFL, or
  • IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 on the Academic version

How to Apply: Applicants can be sent by post or via fax. Required Documents for Complete Applications are:

  • The copy of high school transcripts (grades 10, 11, and 12).
  • A letter of recommendation for this scholarship from your school
  • An essay that you have written about your aspirations and goals in life.
  • Copies of certificates showing leadership in school and/or community and two reference letters.
  • Original detailed and dated salary certificate signed by the authorised person and issued by the employer for both parents, and a copy of the labour contract duly stamped for both parents (International students must submit a copy of the employment contract for both parents). The salary certificate should clearly state the gross salary including all allowances and/or benefits such as education, housing, transportation, allowance for children education, bonus, etc. For self-employed persons: Audited profit and loss/financial statement for the last two to three years, a detailed original salary certificate and Statement of Shareholders current account, all issued by chartered auditors approved by AUS, must be provided. Salary certificates and audited profit and loss/financial statements must be provided in English. Translated documents must bear a professionally certified translator’s stamp and/or signature on every page and must be accompanied by the translated document in the original language. Compiled profit and loss/financial statements will not be accepted.
  • The copy of parent(s) bank statement for the last one year where the salary is transferred regularly as per UAE Labor regulation for the year 2010 [Wages Protection System].
  • Certificates verifying Education Tuition Fees for all family members [as mentioned in (4)].
  • A copy of the rental contract for accommodation [as in (5)].
  • Documents regarding loans [as in (5)] and special family circumstances [as in (6)].
  • Passport copy (including visa page) of applicant and applicant’s parents.
  • Any other information you consider relevant to your application.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline for Fall Semester 2017 is August 2, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Applications are invited for Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship to both existing undergraduates and graduating school students. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The Fair & Lovely Foundation recognizes the importance of education in driving forward the ambitions and career goals of women, which is why we are offering one-year scholarships to Universities in the UAE for the academic 2017-2018 year.

Introducing the inspiring and successful judges of the Fair and Lovely Foundation Scholarship Programme. The judges have the tough, but rewarding, task of reviewing all your exciting entries to decide who will be the fortunate recipients of the scholarships. As leaders, innovators and industry icons, the judges have plenty of advice and inspiration to offer.

Course Level: The scholarships are open to both existing undergraduates and graduating school students.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers one-year of your course.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Scholarships are available to women between the age of 17–25 who wish to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate education from a recognised institution in the UAE. It covers one-year of your course.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

UAE Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Entering is simple, fill in the form below and on the next page (steps 01 and 02) and upload a video (step 03). The video MUST be one minute in length and cover the following: Introduce yourself (Name, Age, and Nationality). What are you studying? What is your dream for the future? What does education mean to you?

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 7, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The American University of Sharjah is offering Sharakah School Scholarships to pursue undergraduate programme. These scholarships are highly competitive and are awarded only in fall semesters.

The American University of Sharjah is a co-educational institution of higher education in the United Arab Emirates. It was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Partner Sharakah Program Schools can nominate exceptional students from their school for the Sharakah School Scholarship which ranges from 50 to 100 percent remission on tuition, lab and housing (sharing for women and men, single and double for men only).

Number of Scholarships: This is a limited and competitive scholarship. Applicants with limited financial resources will be given priority in consideration.

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: To be eligible a prospective applicant must meet the following requirements

  • Demonstrate outstanding personal qualities and leadership abilities in school and the community
  • Have made scientific or literary contributions to his/her local community
  • Received special honours or awards for community service and school extracurricular activities
  • Achieved a minimum average of 95 percent or equivalent in at least two of the last three years of his/her secondary education

Nationality: UAE students can apply for these scholarships

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have the previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English proficiency requirements for Spring Semester 2017 are:

  • TOEFL: a minimum score of 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT), 550 on the Institutional Paper-based TOEFL, or
  • IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 on the Academic version

How to Apply: Applicants can be sent by post or via fax. Required Documents for Complete Applications are:

  • The copy of high school transcripts (grades 10, 11, and 12).
  • A letter of recommendation for this scholarship from your school
  • An essay that you have written about your aspirations and goals in life.
  • Copies of certificates showing leadership in school and/or community and two reference letters.
  • Original detailed and dated salary certificate signed by the authorised person and issued by the employer for both parents, and a copy of the labour contract duly stamped for both parents (International students must submit a copy of the employment contract for both parents). The salary certificate should clearly state the gross salary including all allowances and/or benefits such as education, housing, transportation, allowance for children education, bonus, etc. For self-employed persons: Audited profit and loss/financial statement for the last two to three years, a detailed original salary certificate and Statement of Shareholders current account, all issued by chartered auditors approved by AUS, must be provided. Salary certificates and audited profit and loss/financial statements must be provided in English. Translated documents must bear a professionally certified translator’s stamp and/or signature on every page and must be accompanied by the translated document in the original language. Compiled profit and loss/financial statements will not be accepted.
  • The copy of parent(s) bank statement for the last one year where the salary is transferred regularly as per UAE Labor regulation for the year 2010 [Wages Protection System].
  • Certificates verifying Education Tuition Fees for all family members [as mentioned in (4)].
  • A copy of the rental contract for accommodation [as in (5)].
  • Documents regarding loans [as in (5)] and special family circumstances [as in (6)].
  • Passport copy (including visa page) of applicant and applicant’s parents.
  • Any other information you consider relevant to your application.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline for Fall Semester 2017 is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Al Jalila Foundation is pleased to offer UAE Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program for the academic year 2017-2018. Students from UAE are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Al Jalila Foundation in partnership with The Carter Center selects journalists annually to receive the mental health journalism fellowship with the aim to bring awareness, reduce stigma and end discrimination against those with mental illness within the UAE.

Al Jalila Foundation promotes medical education and research by investing in the UAE’s medical treatment capabilities; it provides scholarships to nurture a home-grown generation of medical professionals and supports ground-breaking research that addresses health challenges prevalent in the region.

Course Level: This is one-year fellowship programme available for Journalists.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded for Mental Health Journalism Program.

Scholarship Award: What the Fellowships Offer

* Professional development: Opportunities to train in behavioural health reporting and access to expert advisers
* Community: A network of 180+ former fellows
* Stipend: $10,000 of unrestricted funds
* Flexibility: Nonresident fellowship, manage your own timeline
* Unique projects: Select your own topic of interest and form of media

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: Criteria & Application Requirements

Eligible applicants for a fellowship must:

  • Be a National or legal resident of United Arab Emirates (one does not need to relocate).
  • Bilingual (Arabic and English)
  • Have at least three years of professional experience in journalism (writing, reporting, editing, producing, and filmmaking). We welcome freelance and media outlet employed journalists. Please note we do not accept blogging or academic writing as professional journalism experience.
  • Must have an interest in mental health reporting, but no previous experience is required.
  • Submit a complete application with at least two recommendation letters – please see application form for further details.
  • Awarded fellows must attend a mandatory meeting in September at the beginning and end of the fellowship year in Atlanta, USA: (Flights funded by Al Jalila Foundation):
    First Meeting: 11-13 September 2017
    • Last Meeting: September 2018 dates to be announced when available.

Nationality: Students from UAE are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

UAE Scholarships

How to Apply: The application for the 2017-2018 UAE Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism is available online. Please send all enquiries and complete application form with the relevant documents to: fellowships-at-aljalilafoundation.ae.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted before May 11, 2017.

Scholarship Link

United Arab Emirates University Scholarships provide a full package of benefits, which includes the full tuition waiver, monthly stipend, housing or housing allowance, health insurance, and research support. Scholarships are open to international students for pursuing PhD programme.

The purpose of the Graduate Research Scholarships program is to make available financial support packages, to faculty researchers that would enable them to recruit and support highly-talented, research-oriented graduate students who will engage in active research in areas of strategic importance to the University and the nation.

United Arab Emirates University is the oldest university in the United Arab Emirates. It was established after independence from Britain by then the president and the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in 1976.

Course Level:  Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the followings:

  • Graduate Research Scholarships are granted to eligible students and provide a full package of benefits, which includes the full tuition waiver, monthly stipend, housing or housing allowance, health insurance, and research support.
  • The housing benefit is provided to international students if their visa is sponsored by UAEU.
  • Health insurance is provided to international students if their visa is sponsored by UAEU.
  • Research support funds are provided to the faculty for supporting the student’s research.
  • Award recipients who take an official leave of absence from their study will have their stipend payments and any applicable housing allowance suspended for the duration of the leave period, and the period of their Scholarship award will be extended accordingly.

Summary of benefits:

  • Tuition Waiver: Yes
  • Stipend: AED 10,000/month
  • Housing Allowance: AED 1,500/month
  • Health Insurance: Yes (student only)
  • Research Support: Yes.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: The program is designed to recruit and support PhD students. Applicants for Graduate Research Scholarships must meet the following criteria:

General requirements:

  • Students must enroll full-time in a minimum of 9 graduate credits per semester.
  • Students must not be financially sponsored by any other organization or hold any active employment.
  • Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the Master’s degree.
  • Students must have and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the PhD level.

The following additional factors apply to the selection criteria:

  • The ranking and research classification of the institution from which the applicant received his/her Master’s degree.
  • Applicant’s prior research experience and its relevance to UAEU research.
  • Applicant’s publication record.

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The minimum requirements for admission to the PhD program are:

  • A Master’s Degree from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in an area appropriate to the academic area to which application is being made.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in the Master’s degree earned at an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

English Language Requirement:

  • A score of 6.5 or higher on the IELTS Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines in which the main language of instruction is English or the dissertation, must be written in English. This test score must be less than two years old at the time of application.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent is required for admission into an offering of the PhD Program whose language of instruction is Arabic.

How to Apply: To apply, complete and submit an application with all required documents. Submit the complete application form with the following documents (all in English) sent as attachments via email to cgs.scholarships-at-uaeu.ac.ae. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

  • Copy of Bachelor degree transcript
  • Copy of Master degree transcript
  • Copy of CV with a list of relevant publications
  • Statement of research interest (300 words max.)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

United Arab Emirates University Scholarships provide a full package of benefits, which includes the full tuition waiver, monthly stipend, housing or housing allowance, health insurance, and research support. Scholarships are open to international students for pursuing PhD programme.

The purpose of the Graduate Research Scholarships program is to make available financial support packages, to faculty researchers that would enable them to recruit and support highly-talented, research-oriented graduate students who will engage in active research in areas of strategic importance to the University and the nation.

United Arab Emirates University is the oldest university in the United Arab Emirates. It was established after independence from Britain by then the president and the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in 1976.

Course Level:  Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the followings:

  • Graduate Research Scholarships are granted to eligible students and provide a full package of benefits, which includes the full tuition waiver, monthly stipend, housing or housing allowance, health insurance, and research support.
  • The housing benefit is provided to international students if their visa is sponsored by UAEU.
  • Health insurance is provided to international students if their visa is sponsored by UAEU.
  • Research support funds are provided to the faculty for supporting the student’s research.
  • Award recipients who take an official leave of absence from their study will have their stipend payments and any applicable housing allowance suspended for the duration of the leave period, and the period of their Scholarship award will be extended accordingly.

Summary of benefits:

  • Tuition Waiver: Yes
  • Stipend: AED 10,000/month
  • Housing Allowance: AED 1,500/month
  • Health Insurance: Yes (student only)
  • Research Support: Yes.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: The program is designed to recruit and support PhD students. Applicants for Graduate Research Scholarships must meet the following criteria:

General requirements:

  • Students must enroll full-time in a minimum of 9 graduate credits per semester.
  • Students must not be financially sponsored by any other organization or hold any active employment.
  • Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the Master’s degree.
  • Students must have and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the PhD level.

The following additional factors apply to the selection criteria:

  • The ranking and research classification of the institution from which the applicant received his/her Master’s degree.
  • Applicant’s prior research experience and its relevance to UAEU research.
  • Applicant’s publication record.

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The minimum requirements for admission to the PhD program are:

  • A Master’s Degree from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in an area appropriate to the academic area to which application is being made.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in the Master’s degree earned at an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

English Language Requirement:

  • A score of 6.5 or higher on the IELTS Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines in which the main language of instruction is English or the dissertation, must be written in English. This test score must be less than two years old at the time of application.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent is required for admission into an offering of the PhD Program whose language of instruction is Arabic.

PhD Scholarships

How to Apply: To apply, complete and submit an application with all required documents. Submit the complete application form with the following documents (all in English) sent as attachments via email to cgs.scholarships-at-uaeu.ac.ae. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

  • Copy of Bachelor degree transcript
  • Copy of Master degree transcript
  • Copy of CV with a list of relevant publications
  • Statement of research interest (300 words max.)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link