Khalifa University Abu Dhabi Fully Funded Scholarship Spring 2023 | Apply Now

Khalifa University Abu Dhabi Fully Funded Scholarship Spring 2023 | Apply Now

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, there is a public research university called Khalifa University. According to the 2023 QS world university rankings, it was rated as the 181st best university in the world.

In an effort to support a knowledge-based economy that will support the state's post-oil future, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, established Khalifa University in 2007.

It combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and The Petroleum Institute. There are about 1300 students enrolled at the university.

Khalifa University was ranked as Asia's 28th-best university in the 2019 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings. According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, Khalifa University was ranked first in the United Arab Emirates and second in the Arab world in September 2018. AED 160 million will be invested in the AI Institute over a five-year period. 

Scholarships for International Students

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers the following scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in graduate programs on a full-time basis. The University reserves the right to make changes to the published scholarship benefits and conditions without prior notice.

 

Master Research Teaching Scholarship (MRTS)

The MRTS scholarship supports international students pursuing a Master’s degree at Khalifa University. Scholarship benefits include:

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Medical insurance coverage for students sponsored by Khalifa University (student visa), as per the University’s rules and regulations.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flight assistance for overseas international students.
  • Monthly stipend of AED 4,000.

The MRTS scholarship does not cover student accommodation costs.

 

Combined Master/Doctoral Research Teaching Scholarship (CMDRTS)

The CMDRTS scholarship supports international students pursuing both, the Master’s and Doctorate degrees at Khalifa University. Scholarship benefits include:

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Medical insurance coverage for students sponsored by Khalifa University (student visa), as per the University’s rules and regulations.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flight assistance for overseas international students.
  • Free University accommodation for the student only (or accommodation assistance of AED 2,000 per month only if University accommodation is not available for the eligible student, as per the University’s rules and regulations).
  • Monthly stipend:
    • During MSc:        AED 8,000
    • During PhD:        AED 12,000

Students who wish to complete a Master’s degree only should select the MRTS scholarship when applying for graduate studies at Khalifa University.

 

Doctoral Research Teaching Scholarship (DRTS)

The DRTS scholarship supports international students pursuing a Doctorate degree at Khalifa University. Scholarship benefits include:

  1. Full coverage of tuition fees.
  2. Medical insurance coverage for students sponsored by Khalifa University (student visa), as per the University’s rules and regulations.
  3. Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  4. Mobilization and demobilization flight assistance for overseas international students.
  5. Free University accommodation for the student only (or accommodation assistance of AED 2,000 per month only if University accommodation is not available for the eligible student, as per the University’s rules and regulations).
  6. Monthly stipend of AED 12,000.
  7. How to apply?
  1. SELECT THE PROGRAM YOU WANT TO STUDY AT KU
  2. KNOW THE APPLICATION DEADLINE
  3. REVIEW THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  4. REVIEW THE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS
  5. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION