Masdar Institute 2017/2018 Masters and PhD Scholarships for Students to Study in UAE

Masdar Institute 2017/2018 Masters and PhD Scholarships for Students to Study in UAE

Applications are invited for Masdar Institute scholarships available to study masters and doctoral degree program.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: UAE and international students

To be taken at (country): UAE

About the Award: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is the world’s first graduate-level university dedicated to providing real-world solutions to issues of sustainability. The Institute’s goal is to become a world-class research-driven graduate-level university, focusing on advanced energy and sustainable technologies.

Type: Master’s and Doctorate

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-

  • A relevant undergraduate degree in science, engineering or IT from a recognised and accredited university;
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) or equivalent (2nd class upper in the British system);
  • A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale)*;
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 91 (iBT)) or equivalent paper/computer based scores, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5;
  • Three Recommendation Letters;
  • Statement of Objectives.

For Doctoral:

  • A relevant undergraduate and Master’s degree in science, engineering or IT from a recognised and accredited university;
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0 in the undergraduate degree and a minimum CGPA of 3.2 in the master’s degree, or equivalent;
  • A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale)*;
  • A minimum TOEFL of 91 on the internet-based test (iBT) or equivalent paper/computer-based scores, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5;
  • Three recommendation letters;
  • Statement of Objectives;
  • Research proposal.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship:  Qualified Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants to Masdar Institute will be provided with full scholarship benefits upon admission. The Masdar Institute Scholarship benefits include the following:

  • 100% of all tuition fees;
  • All required textbooks;
  • A laptop;
  • Reimbursement of GRE and TOEFL exam/test fees;
  • Masdar Institute housing;
  • Monthly stipend;
  • Health insurance;
  • Annual return ticket home (if applicable).

How to Apply:  

Applicants are required to complete the online application and submit the following documents:

  • Copy of undergraduate/graduate transcripts;
  • Statement of Objectives;
  • Copy of GRE and TOEFL (or IELTS) scores;
  • Copy of CV (including education, list of publications, awards, professional experience, etc.);
  • Name and email address of 3 referees (It is preferable that the email addresses provided are university/professional email addresses and not common Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc., addresses);
  • To apply, prospective students do not need to submit originals or certified copies of documents. However, if selected, certified documents and a completed undergraduate degree in a relevant field will be required for final admission.

The Statement of Objectives is a very important part of your application and we encourage you to write it carefully. We seek a statement of one to two pages (approximately 400 to 1,000 words) explaining your reasons for wanting to complete your graduate studies at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Masdar Institute

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