Applications for the United Arab Emirates University PhD Scholarship for all Nationalities are now open from suitably qualified students who wish to study at the University. This scholarship is available for both domestic and international students.

The purpose of the “UAEU PhD Scholarship” is to recruit high-achieving graduate students in certain majors at UAEU and provide them with full and continuous financial support to pursue their graduate studies at UAEU.

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) PhD Scholarship Summary

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), UAE
  • Host Institution(s): United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), UAE
  • Scholarship Worth: Full tuition waiver, monthly stipend & health insurance, etc.
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: PhD
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Nationality: All Nationalities

2023 United Arab Emirates University PhD Scholarship Details

The UAEU PhD Scholarship Awards are based on a competitive Criteria which takes into account the credentials of the applicants (i.e. GPA, journal publications, conference presentations, patents, GRE score, recommendation letters, etc.) and where they have graduated from. Applicants are requested to submit copies of all their credentials at the time of application submission.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for United Arab Emirates University PhD Scholarship, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  1. Applicants must have a GPA ≥ 3.5/4.0 in Master degree.
  2. Have no employment or other financial sponsorship.
  3. Be available at UAEU full-time.
  4. Commit to a minimum of 40 hours/week on courses and/or research projects throughout the year.
  5. Have a dissertation in one of the UAE priority sectors (Renewable Energy, Transportation, Health, Water,
  6. Technology, Space).
  7. Meet the PhD admission requirements

Scholarship Benefits

All successful applicants for the United Arab Emirates University PhD Scholarship will receive the following benefits:

  • Full tuition waiver.
  • Monthly Stipend.
  • Health insurance (if needed).
  • Extra Bonus:
    • Up to AED 3,000 from the supervisor’s external research project, or.
    • Up to AED 2,000 from the supervisor’s internal research project.

Duties and Expectations:

  • Maintain GPA ≥ 3.3 at the PhD level.
  • Be enrolled full-time (min. of 9 credits/semester) at the PhD level.
  • Be available at UAEU full-time.
  • Commit to a minimum of 40 hours/week on courses and/or research project throughout the year.

UAEU PhD Scholarship Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To enroll for the United Arab Emirates University PhD Scholarship, interested and eligible Candidates must apply online.

Applicants who have not graduated from an accredited Institution are required to have their degrees certified by the Ministry of Education in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Please visit the following link for details of the procedures.

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Visit the Official PhD scholarships application portal for Further Details

By Millan