MASDAR Institute Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities 2017 (Fully-Funded)

MASDAR Institute Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities 2017 (Fully-Funded)

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Applications are invited for Masdar Institute scholarships available to study masters and doctoral degree program. There are four scholarships available to applicants of Masdar Institute – the Masdar Institute Scholarship, IRENA Scholarship, Toyota Scholarship and ICT Fund Scholarship.

International students can apply for these Masdar Institute scholarships.

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is the world’s first graduate-level university dedicated to providing real-world solutions to issues of sustainability. The Institute’s goal is to become a world-class research-driven graduate-level university, focusing on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. Students at Masdar Institute are selected from among the best and brightest minds in the UAE and the rest of the world. Representing over 60 countries, its student body comes from as far as Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North and Latin America, with students from the UAE representing the highest proportion by nationality, and females representing 45% of all students.

Master’s Degree Programs

PhD Program

MASDAR Institute Scholarship

Qualified Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants to Masdar Institute will be provided with full scholarship benefits upon admission.

The Masdar Institute Scholarship benefits include the following: 100% of all tuition fees, All required textbooks, A laptop, Masdar Institute housing, Monthly stipend, Health insurance, Annual return ticket home (if applicable)

IRENA

This two-year scholarship funded by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is targeted to aspiring Master’s students with a desire to work in the field of renewable energy and contribute to the implementation of IRENA’s mandate. Up to 20 highly-accomplished applicants are awarded this scholarship at Masdar Institute every year, with the generous support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates.

Scholarship students may study in any one of the nine Master’s degree programs offered at Masdar Institute and will profit from the interaction with IRENA experts.

The IRENA Scholarship benefits include the following: 100% of all tuition fees, All required textbooks, A laptop,Housing, Monthly stipend, Health insurance, Annual return ticket home (if applicable),Possibility for first-hand experience with IRENA through an internship,Excellent networking potential and an Exclusive access to the IRENA Lecture Program

Toyota

The Masdar Institute – Toyota Scholarship was established following Toyota’s receipt of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. The scholarship is designed to promote opportunities for students to work on projects relating to technologies for sustainable development. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to a first-year student in any one of Masdar Institute’s nine Master of Science degree programs.

In addition to the usual Masdar Institute benefits, the scholarship recipient is provided with a special two-week ‘Japan Experience’ arranged by the Toyota Motor Corporation.

To select the scholarship recipients, a competition is held among Masdar Institute’s first-year Master’s degree program students that involves submission of a two-page essay that describes why the applicant would be a good representative of the Toyota Scholarship program, followed by a discussion of the applicant’s career goals and interest in experiencing Japan.

The Toyota Scholarship benefits include the following: 100% of all tuition fees, All required textbooks,A laptop,Housing,Monthly stipend,Health insurance,Annual return ticket home if applicable, A two-week ‘Japan Experience’ arranged by the Toyota Motor Corporation

ICT Fund

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority selects 30 outstanding Emirati students from across the country to specialize in the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) sector as part of its Be’tha Scholarship.

Applicants must be committed to a career in the UAE for at least five years after graduation. They can apply to use this scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree at Masdar Institute relating to ICT.

ICT Fund Scholarship benefits include: 100% of all tuition fees, All required textbooks, A laptop, Housing,Monthly stipend,Health insurance

Eligibility

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-

For Msc:

  • A relevant undergraduate degree in science, engineering or IT from a recognized and accredited university;
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) or equivalent (2nd class upper in the British system);
  • A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale)*;
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 91 (iBT)) or equivalent paper/computer based scores, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5;

For Doctoral:

  • For more information visit Masdar InstituteA relevant undergraduate and Master’s degree in science, engineering or IT from a recognized and accredited university;
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0 in the undergraduate degree and a minimum CGPA of 3.2 in the master’s degree, or equivalent;
  • A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale)*;
  • A minimum TOEFL of 91 on the internet-based test (iBT) or equivalent paper/computer-based scores, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5;

How to Apply

Applicants are required to complete the online application form and submit the following documents in PDF, MS Word or JPF format. Please do not upload RAR or ZIP files.

  • Copy of undergraduate/graduate transcripts;
  • Statement of Objectives;
  • Research proposal (for PhD applicants);
  • Copy of GRE and TOEFL (or IELTS) scores;
  • Copy of CV (including education, list of publications, awards, professional experience, etc.);
  • JPEG of passport-sized photo of not more than 100K in size;
  • Name and email address of 3 referees (It is preferable that these email addresses are university/professional email addresses and not common Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc., email addresses

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