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Scholarship Overview:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) scholarship program provides outstanding Emirati students with an opportunity to pursue their academic career. Students will be dispatched abroad to study in one of the world's top universities. The overall goal is to let students specialize in areas that fulfil the UAE diplomatic needs, and provide qualified UAE cadres and generation with the highest educational levels.

First: Scholarship Programme eligibility and conditions of acceptance

Second: Scholarship recipients are entitled to the following:

  • Health insurance for the student and his/her family members.
  • Annual books allowance of AED 6000
  • Travel allowance of AED 5000
  • Flight tickets:
    1. For single students: two (2) return tickets annually.
    2. For married students: one (1) return ticket for the candidate, spouse and children annually
  • Tuition fees for the entire undergraduate degree are fully covered.
  • Student's financial entitlements shall be based on the location of the study
  • Housing costs shall be covered from the student's salary
  • The monthly salary (in AED) shall be based on the location of study and social status as shown hereunder:
Specialization Single Married
USA
Canada
Australia
New Zeeland
18000 22000
Europe
China
Singapore
South Africa
Taiwan
22000 24000
Japan
South Korea
30000 35000
Asian Countries
South Americans
Africa
15000 18000

Third: Document Requirements:

  • Valid Passport Copy (including the last page of the passport with unified number).
  • Family Book Copy
  • Emirates ID Copy, both sides.
  • Birth Certificate Copy
  • Colored Personal Photo
  • Transcripts Copy for grades Ten, Eleven and the first term of grade Twelve
  • One of English language certificates with scores as mentioned in the "First" paragraph above
  • A University Admission Letter
  • Certificate of Good Conduct

* Note: Please attach required documents in a PDF format on registration (to register click Here)

Forth: Applicants journey to becoming a UAE diplomat after admission

  • First Stage: Scholarship to study abroad for bachelor's degree
  • Second Stage: Enrollment in EDA's Post-Graduate Diploma in UAE Diplomacy and International Relations program
  • Final Stage: Work for MoFAIC as diplomatic attaché.
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