Studies reveal that university students are on some form of scholarship with UAE universities offering under-graduate and post-graduate programs with scholarships running into hundreds of thousands of Dirhams to attract meritorious and financially challenged students to their campuses. education consultants in dubai And not just from the UAE either. Colleges are offering plenty in terms of incentives to students from all over the world. There are numerous scholarship options available to Indian students willing to study in Dubai.
Full Scholarships Most institutes and universities in the UAE offer a certain percentage of scholarships or exemption of fees. The trend goes by the usual norm of 20-30% of fees being exempted but goes as far as 50-100% scholarships in cases of exceptionally bright and deserving students. These full scholarships are provided to students wanting to study but cannot afford the fee due to special circumstances. Academically inclined students are also offered a tuition waiver depending upon their scores at various levels with offers such as 10% tuition fee waiver for students scoring 86-89 percent and more than 15% for those scoring 90 percent and above. One hundred per cent scholarships are given on a discretionary basis. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance and a combination of academic and sporting achievement.
The Emirates College for Management and Information Technology (ECMIT), Murdoch University Dubai, Amity University, Dubai are a few universities that have offered full scholarships in the past. Recently, Middlesex University Dubai announced a new scheme to reward its meritorious students up to Dh 60,000 in scholarships. New York University Abu Dhabi gives away scholarships to deserving students in a bid to attract talented students from all over the world.
Outstanding Academic Excellence Scholarships University of Wollongong in Dubai gives scholarships to outstanding students, every semester. The scholarship is offered at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Only the entry level students are entitled to it and the benefits offered range from 20% to 10% payment of tuition fees. Though a single student is entitled to just one scholarship, but candidates may apply for as many scholarships as they wish but that shall also be subject to their meeting of specific eligibility requirements. The high school scholarship is offered by Abu Dhabi University under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Abu Dhabi University (ADU) Board of Trustees and Governors. Various top performers of high schools in UAE have been awarded with HH Sheikh Hamdan scholarships by the university. The scholarship covers not only the 4 year education program but also the tuition and administrative fees.