Monday, May 7, 2018

EDA Scholarships for UAE Students to Study Abroad, 2018

Deadline: 31/05/2018 Degree: Bachelor Scholarship Description: On behalf of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Coo... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 31/05/2018

Degree: Bachelor

Scholarship Description: On behalf of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) is accepting scholarship applications for overseas universities from UAE nationals aspiring to join the Ministry's diplomatic corps.

Eligibility:

A. Hold a high school GPA of 85% or above
B. Hold an IELTS score of 6.0 or above
C. Work for MoFAIC upon graduation for a period equal to the years of overseas study, provided this is not less than three years
D. Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent throughout the university study period
Complete National Service before undertaking the overseas studies (if applicable)
E. Attain no less than 12 credits per semester
F. Not change university or course specialisation without the official approval of MoFAIC
G. Grant authorisation for MoFAIC to access their grades and transcripts
H. Enrol in a summer training or work placement as determined by the Ministry
I. Not carry out any media activities without prior permission from MoFAIC
J. Not join or associate with any political organisation
K. Not engage in unethical behaviour or any act that may harm the reputation of the UAE abroad
M. Not engage in any activities that are incompatible with the teachings of Islam or the traditions and values of the UAE
N. Not accept any scholarships or stipends from other organisations
O. Not marry non-Emiratis without prior permission from the Ministry
P. Not work for other organisations, regardless of whether a financial reward is offered, even during the personal spare time
Q. Not disclose information on matters that should remain confidential by their nature or by special instructions
R. Sign contracts with MoFAIC and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces

Benefits: Tuition fees for the entire undergraduate degree

- Fees for language courses:
• In case a foreign language is not conditional in the recipient’s university admission:
o The recipient is entitled to a language course in the duration of a minimum of three (3) months
• In case a foreign language is conditional in the recipient’s university admission:
o For English, the recipient is entitled to a language course for the duration of a maximum of 1.5 years
o For other languages, the recipient is entitled to a language course for the duration of a maximum of two (2) years

- Monthly scholarship salary:
• For single individuals: a minimum monthly salary of AED15,000
• For married individuals: a minimum monthly salary of AED18,000

- Health insurance for the recipients and their dependents (including husband/wife and children)

- Travel allowance (annual)

- Books allowance (annual)

- Allowance for study requirements (determined by an official letter from the university)

- Housing allowance within the monthly scholarship salary allowance

- Economy class ticket
• For single individuals: two (2) tickets per year
• For married individuals: one (1) ticket for the recipient and one (1) for each dependant (including spouse and children) per year

Application: Online application

Scholarship Website: http://www.eda.ac.ae/admissions/scholarships