Scholarships in UAE

Dubai (U.A.E) Scholarship 2020-2021 (All Nations)

Dubai (U.A.E) Graduate Research Scholarship 2020-2021 (All Nations) by United Arab Emirates University

Deadline November 15, 2019
Opening date August 1, 2019
Days Remaining 4 Days
Category Scholarships in UAE
Type Fully Funded
Location Multiple Locations

Research Assistantships in the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) are granted to national and international Graduate Students to work on research projects under the supervision of faculty members. To be eligible for a Research Assistantship, a candidate must first apply to and be accepted in a Master or Doctorate program at UAEU.

Dubai Scholarship Benefits – United Arab Emirates University Scholarship Coverage

  • Monthly stipend. The amount depends on the research grant budget.
  • A dormitory room
  • Health insurance for the research students
  • Other allowances if approved by the research grantee

Dubai Scholarship Eligibility – United Arab Emirates University Scholarship Eligibility

  • You need to be an active graduate student at UAEU.
  • You need to have a Good Academic Standing (GPA 3.0/4.0).
  • Have no other financial sponsorship.

How to apply for Research Scholarship in Dubai at United Arab Emirates University?

Complete the “UAEU Scholarship Application Form” and submit (i.e. scan and email) it directly to the principal investigator of the grant of your interest.

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has established minimum requirements for admission to Masters and Doctoral Programs. Individual Master’s and doctoral programs may set additional and/or higher standards for admission. The minimum requirements are:

  1. A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in all undergraduate work;
  2. A Bachelor’s degree or it’s equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and Master degree certifications for doctoral programs
  3. A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines, delivered predominantly in English. This test score must be less than two years old at the time of application, with the following exceptions:
    • A native speaker of English who has completed his/her undergraduate education in an English-medium institution and in a country where English is the official language (see list of eligible native English speaking countries); or
    • An applicant with an undergraduate degree from an English-medium institution who can provide evidence of acquiring a minimum TOEFL score of 500 on the paper-based test, or it’s equivalent, at the time of admission to his/her undergraduate program.

An applicant for Dubai Scholarship at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) with a Bachelor degree recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research may be granted conditional admission into a Master’s program and with Master’s degree can apply for Doctoral program in one and only one of the following cases:

  1. An applicant with an IELTS score of 5.5, or it’s equivalent. Such a student must meet the following requirements during the period of conditional admission or be subject to dismissal (Preparation Course to Improve IELTS Course)
    • Must achieve a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or its equivalent, by the end of the student’s first semester of study;
    • May take a maximum of six (6) credits hours in the first semester, not including intensive English courses;
    • Must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the first 9 credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied in the Master’s program.
  2. An applicant with an undergraduate cumulative GPA less than 3.0 but equal or higher than 2.5, or its equivalent. Such a student must meet the following requirements during the period of conditional admission or be subject to a dismissal:
    • May take a maximum of nine (9) credits hours in the first semester of study;
    • Must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the first 9 credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied in the Master’s program.
  3. An applicant with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of less than 3.0 but with relevant work experience factored into the calculation of the GPA to become equal or higher than 2.5. Such a student must meet the following requirements during the period of conditional admission or be subject to a dismissal:
    • May take a maximum of nine (9) credits hours in the first semester of study;
    • Must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the first 9 credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied in the Master’s program.

A minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent is required for admission into a Master’s Program whose language of instruction is Arabic

Individual Master’s Programs with professional orientation may include specific provisions for factoring relevant work experience into the calculation of the GPA for conditional acceptance. These provisions must be approved by the Academic Council.

United Arab Emirates University Scholarship Application Document Requirement

  1. Completed application form;
  2. The deposit slip of the required non-refundable application fee, as relevant to the program, deposited in the university’s bank account;
  3. Identity documents as required for Emirati students (copy of passport and Khulasat Al-Qaid) and international students (copy of passport);
  4. Two certified copies of official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (the applicant must arrange for these to be sent directly to the Office of Enrollment); and
  5. An official copy of the applicant’s IELTS certificate or equivalent (the applicant must arrange for this to be sent directly to the Office of Enrollment);
  6. Recommendation letters as required by the individual programs.
  7. A motivation letter (up to 1000 words), written in the same language as the PDP’s language of instruction.

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