Full – Ride Scholarship for Master to PhD (UAE nationals)
The purpose of the “Full Ride Scholarship” is to recruit high achieving Emirati undergraduate
students in certain majors at UAEU and provide them with full and continuous financial
support to pursue their graduate studies after the Bachelor’s degree through the Master’s
and Doctorate degrees at UAEU.
The goal of this program is to increase the number of Emirati students in research-based
graduate programs at UAEU and to graduate more Nationals with doctorate degrees and
viable research training in areas of strategic relevance to the UAE.
The Full-Ride Scholarship depends on the availability of budget. Meeting the minimum
requirement for the Scholarship does not guarantee approval.
Have a GPA ≥ 3.5/4.0 in Bachelor degree from UAEU.
Have no employment or other financial sponsorship.
Enroll in a thesis-based Master’s program that leads into a PhD.
Have thesis in one of the UAE priority sectors (Renewable Energy, Transportation,
Health, Water, Technology, Space).
Meet the Master's admission requirements and apply here.
Full tuition waiver.
Extra Bonus: Up to AED 1,500 from supervisor’s research project.
6 years (2 for Master and 4 for PhD)
Duties and Expectations:
Maintain GPA ≥ 3.5 at the Master’s level.
Be enrolled full-time (min. of 9 credits/semester) at the Master/PhD level.
Be available at UAEU full-time at the Master/PhD level.
Commit to a minimum of 40 hours/week on courses and/or research project at the Master/PhD
How to Apply:
To apply for a Full Ride Master Scholarship, please: