The Buhooth Scholarship Program is an ambitious initiative that aims to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to transform the UAE into a center of excellence in engineering and science research. The initiative offers Master’s and Doctorate scholarships to UAE Nationals with the aim of promoting graduate studies and research, as well as developing specialized human capital in the areas of science and engineering for the benefit of national institutions.
Students accepted to the Buhooth program will be registered in selected Master’s and Doctorate programs offered by Khalifa University of Science and Technology, or top international universities.
About Khalifa University
Khalifa University (also known as Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research, or KUSTAR) is a science-focused university located in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates with a satellite campus in Sharjah. In 2016 it was ranked as the 481st best university in the world by QS rankings.
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khalifa University International Buhooth Scholarship Program
Aim and Benefits of khalifa University International Buhooth Scholarship Program
This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for applicants to pursue Master’s and Doctorate degree studies at top international universities.
- The scholarship is open for selected majors only, as determined by Khalifa University of Science and Technology.
- The scholarship is highly competitive and will only be offered to a limited number of successful applicants each year.
- An applicant holding a Bachelor’s degree will sign a contract committing to complete both their Master’s and Doctorate degrees at the selected institution approved by KU and then must accept employment, if offered by KU, in a suitable post for a period of time, which must be at least equal to the length of time of the study period.
- An applicant holding a Master’s degree will sign a contract committing to complete their Doctorate studies at the selected institution approved by KU and then accept employment, if offered by KU, in a suitable post for a period of time, which is at least equal to the study period.
- The stipend amount includes an additional allowance to UAE Nationals living outside the UAE.
- Recipients of this scholarship will be registered in the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund during the period of study and the period of employment that is included as part of the scholarship criteria.
- International Buhooth scholarship recipients will receive medical insurance for themselves, their spouse and eligible dependents.
- Recipients of this scholarship are eligible for yearly round trip airline tickets for themselves, their spouse and eligible dependents.
Requirements for khalifa University International Buhooth Scholarship Program Qualification
- Applicants must be UAE Nationals.
- Applicants must have graduated from Khalifa University. On an exceptional basis, graduates from other institutions may be considered.
- Applications must be submitted online, through the Khalifa University Admission Portal. Applicants must satisfy the full admission requirements of the Khalifa University academic program that they are applying to with the following minimum CGPA criteria:
- Minimum Bachelor CGPA of 3.50 (or equivalent) for applications to Master’s programs.
- Minimum Bachelor CGPA of 3.50 (or equivalent) and Master CGPA of 3.70 (or equivalent) for applications to PhD programs.
- Applicants must provide an admission offer letter from a top-ranked international institution (preferred top 50 QS or THE ranking). The letter should be submitted at the time of application to Khalifa University.
Application DeadlineNot Specified
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Khalifa University on www.ku.ac.ae
Please refer to the Graduate Admissions webpage for details on how to apply to Khalifa University of Science and Technology. Applicants are automatically considered for a graduate scholarship, if applicable. No additional scholarship application is required. The recipients will be confirmed at the conclusion of the admission process.
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