It includes students whose financial circumstances prevent them from completing their studies

Emirati universities provide scholarships to citizens and residents

  • Scholarships reflect the universities' commitment to social participation in the country.

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Universities in the country have provided scholarship programs for students with the aim of attracting the best minds to them. The scholarships are divided into three categories. The first is fully paid scholarships for citizens, and the second is for those who excel academically and in sports. The discount rates vary according to the student’s average and their continuation is linked to the student’s continued superiority, and the third is granted to needy students who may have Their financial circumstances prevent them from completing their university studies.

In detail, the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence confirmed that it provides its students with full scholarships that cover all tuition fees.

Each student also receives a monthly salary and many other benefits such as internal housing, health insurance, and a residence visa in the UAE, pointing out that through its relations with government agencies and related sectors, it provides graduates with job opportunities, in addition to the presence of a specialized team working to provide advice Professional career for students and the establishment of a network of relationships that contribute to creating job opportunities for graduates.

The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence is a modern academic institution that offers a number of postgraduate programs that meet the market needs in the field of artificial intelligence. natural.

Abu Dhabi University stressed that the scholarship and financial aid program is one of the main pillars of its strategy aimed at achieving academic excellence and reflects its commitment to supporting the development and growth of the country, considering that providing equal opportunities for students interested in continuing their education and enabling them to contribute effectively to society regardless of their financial status is a national duty.

She pointed out that the grant program includes eight types of grants, namely, the grant of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and is available to the top 20 graduates of government secondary schools at the state level, who are newly accepted and enrolled at Abu Dhabi University in the fall semester of the year, who graduated from secondary schools. They receive a 100% discount on tuition fees, application and registration fees, and student and health services.

She added that the university president's scholarship provides a 100% discount and is available to students who have obtained an average of 97% or above in the last three years of secondary school (grades 10, 11 and 12), and the university scholarship, and provides a discount ranging between 10% and 50% of tuition fees for residents of the country and applicants from The Gulf Cooperation Council countries, and a grant for exempting family members from tuition fees, where the university applies a partial exemption for members of the same family who are registered to study.

The University Scholarship Program includes the Sports Grant and provides a 25% discount on tuition fees for students who participate in the various sports activities organized by Abu Dhabi University effectively and with distinction, and the Academic Grant provides a 20% discount on tuition fees for regular Abu Dhabi University students, who have a GPA of 3.60 as a minimum. Minimum for two consecutive semesters, the Graduate Scholarship allows ADU graduates who wish to continue their postgraduate studies at the university to receive a 20% discount on tuition fees, in addition to the Merit-Based Postgraduate Scholarship which provides recipients with a 25% discount on tuition fees.

While the United Arab Emirates University provides two types of scholarships for undergraduate students, international students who have obtained 97% or above in the General Secondary Certificate or its equivalent, and the first type includes a full scholarship for undergraduate students, providing a 100% fee waiver. The student must obtain it until graduation by maintaining a cumulative average of 3.8 or above throughout the study period, and completing at least 15 credit hours in one regular semester.

The university indicated, on its official website, that the second type of scholarship is for partial scholarships for undergraduate students, students who have obtained 90% or above in the general secondary certificate or its equivalent, and through which the student receives a discount of 50% of the prescribed tuition fees.

New York University Abu Dhabi affirmed its commitment to attracting and educating talented and distinguished students from all over the world, regardless of their financial ability. Distinguished, it offers outstanding Emirati students admitted to the university, fully paid scholarships under the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Scholarship Program at NYUAD, whereby Emirati students do not have to submit any applications for financial aid from the university.

The university provides financial support for students of all nationalities in accordance with the grants provided, pointing out that there are two types of support, the first according to merit, and granted to outstanding students on the basis of academic merit (according to the assessment of grades or test scores), and the second type is support according to need, and it is granted to students based on The financial situation of their families, and their ability to pay the costs of study.

The university provides this type of support for students who need financial support, as it can reach 100% of the study costs in the event that the family is unable to contribute any percentage of the costs of university studies.

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides scholarships for students wishing to enroll in bachelor’s and master’s programs to cover the cost of their studies, on the basis of individual circumstances or academic excellence and academic merit, noting that there are four types of scholarships, the first of which is for the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Scholarship for Emirati students, through which he obtains All Emirati students or children of Emirati mothers are entitled to a full scholarship that covers undergraduate program fees (including the foundation year fees), and the second type is the Academic Excellence Scholarship, which provides a 15% scholarship on tuition fees when students enroll in the first semester of the program. The scholarship is from the second semester to 25% to 75% discount on fees depending on their academic performance and results obtained in the previous semester.The university pointed out that the third type of scholarship is for French school students, where students studying in schools with French curricula receive a scholarship that covers the fees for the first semester at a rate of 10%, and the fourth type is concerned with funded scholarships, which are provided by “Total” and the “Group” Shalhoub and the Ardian Foundation grant scholarships based on academic excellence and the financial conditions of a selected number of students.

• Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, provides its students with full scholarships.


The Hamdan Bin Zayed Scholarship is available to the top 20 public secondary school students.

15 different scholarships

The University of Dubai reported that it provides more than 15 types of educational grants and discounts, the most prominent of which are three:

■ Full scholarships for all years of study in the name of the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in honor of his name and in gratitude to the sons of the nation and the university.

■ Full scholarships, provided by the Communications Support Fund at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, with a 50% reduction on tuition fees for students who have achieved rates of up to 90% or more in the secondary level for undergraduate students from inside and outside the country.

■ Businessman Adel Al-Kamel grant for five outstanding students who obtained 95% or more, 50% for children of retired citizens, 10% for citizens and children of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, and for those who work in the government or who have a brother or sister studying at the university, and 20% for people with special needs And 15%-30% for “Hama Al-Watan”, “Absher”, “Esaad”, “Fazaa” and “Waffer” card holders and university employees.

3 Categories of Zayed University Scholarships

Zayed University announced on its official website the provision of three types of scholarships, including the undergraduate scholarship, which is awarded to international students on the basis of academic merit and according to the student’s final results for grade 12, and this type of scholarship covers up to 50% of the tuition fees.

The university family grant, which is granted to families with children enrolled in university programs, where the university grants a 25% discount to each son after the first son, and it is not allowed to link it to other major grants.

And the tuition fee grant for university programs for students who are children of university employees, and provides a discount of up to 50% on tuition fees for students who are children of university employees, and children of faculty members on a full-time contract. This scholarship is stopped if the work contract of the student’s parents expires.

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