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Study In UAE: Emirates Diplomatic Academy Scholarship Program 2018

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.

The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) invites application from Emirati high school graduates who are looking to undergo a Bachelors degree program in UAE.

This scholarship program aims to provide future diplomats with well-rounded education in areas of strategic importance to the Ministry. The programme will equip candidates with specialised knowledge of global and regional issues, particularly those relevant to the UAE and the wider Middle East.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2018

Eligible Countries: United Arab Emirates

Type: Bachelors degree

Value Of Scholarships: 

  • Tuition fees for the entire undergraduate degree
  • Fees for language courses:
  • Monthly scholarship salary: For single individuals: a minimum monthly salary of AED15,000 and for married individuals: a minimum monthly salary of AED18,000
  • Health insurance for the recipients and their dependants (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 and for married individuals: one (1) ticket for the recipient and one (1) for each dependant (including spouse and children) per year

Eligibility: To be eligible for this program, applicants must:

  • Hold a high school GPA of 85% or above
  • Have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above
  • Work for MoFAIC upon graduation for a period equal to the years of overseas study; this is not less than three years.
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent throughout the university study period.
  • Complete National Service before undertaking the overseas studies (if applicable).
  • Attain no less than 12 credits per semester.
  • Not change university or course specialisation without the official approval of MoFAIC
  • Grant authorisation for MoFAIC to access their grades and transcripts.
  • Enroll in a summer training or work placement by the Ministry
  • Sign contracts with MoFAIC and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces

How To Apply: Click Here To Begin Application Process


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