Scholarship Overview

  • Country: UAE
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: United Arab Emirates University
  • Funded by: United Arab Emirates University
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition waiver
  • Degree Program: PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: Tuition waiver, Up to AED 3,000, etc
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 31 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition fully waived.
  • Stipend provided monthly.
  • Optional health insurance coverage.
  • Additional Bonus Potential:
  • Receive a maximum of AED 3,000 sourced from the supervisor’s external research initiative, or.
  • Obtain a maximum of AED 2,000 from the supervisor’s internal research endeavor.


  • Maintain a Master’s degree GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0.
  • Possess no concurrent employment or other forms of financial backing.
  • Conduct a dissertation focusing on a priority sector within the UAE, such as Renewable Energy, Transportation, Health, Water, Technology, or Space.
  • Fulfill all requirements for PhD admission and proceed to apply here.

How to apply

Proceed to fill out the application for admission at this link.

Additional Information

Awards for the PhD Scholarship are granted through a competitive selection process that evaluates applicant qualifications, including GPA, scholarly publications in journals, presentations at conferences, any patents held, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, among others, as well as the prestige of the graduating institution. Applicants must provide all relevant documentation and credentials at the moment they submit their application.

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