Khalifa University Scholarships 2024

Khalifa University Scholarships 2024: Embark on your postgraduate studies in the UAE with exciting news—the Khalifa University Scholarships are currently available. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the Khalifa University Scholarship, outlining its advantages and guiding you through the application process step by step.

The Khalifa University Scholarships for the academic year 2024-2025 offer fully funded master’s and PhD scholarships for international students. These scholarships, including Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant awards, cover complete tuition fees, medical insurance, assistance for participating in international research conferences, and provide a monthly stipend of up to AED 12,000. Situated in Abu Dhabi, Khalifa University extends this opportunity to international students pursuing Master’s, Ph.D., and Doctor of Medicine degrees. The university’s Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant (GRTA) scholarships are designed to support eligible international students who are enrolled in graduate programs at Khalifa University of Science and Technology.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters / PhD
  • Institution(s): Khalifa University
  • Study in: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Program Period: Duration of Master Degree For Full Time: 2 Year, Duration of Master Degree For Part Time: 3 Years
  • Deadline: January 15, 2024

Khalifa University Scholarships Degree Programs

Master Degree Programs:

  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering.
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Master of Science in Engineering Systems and Management
  • Master of Science in Information Security
  • Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering
  • Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
  • Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science by Research in Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Health, Safety, and Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science in Computing and Information Science
  • Master of Arts in International and Civil Security
  • Master of Science in Applied Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Petroleum Geoscience
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Geoscience

Doctoral Degree Programs:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Systems and Management
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Multidisciplinary Engineering
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Scholarship Coverage

Khalifa University Scholarships, provides the recipient with the following benefits:

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Medical insurance coverage for students sponsored by Khalifa University (student visa), as per the University’s rules and regulations.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flight assistance for overseas international students.
  • Free University accommodation for the student only (or accommodation assistance of AED 2,000 per month only if University accommodation is not available for the eligible student, as per the University’s rules and regulations).
  • Monthly Stipend During MSc: AED 8,000.
  • Monthly Stipend During Ph.D.: AED 12,000.

Eligibility Criteria for Khalifa University Scholarships

To be eligible for Khalifa University Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Required Language: English. 
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries.
  • Master’s Degree Program requirements:
    – Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.

    – English Proficiency Certificate.
    – Admission Interview.
  •  Doctorate Degree Program requirements:
    – Completion of a Master’s Degree.

    – Research statement (500-1,000 words).
    – Admission interview.
  • Participants can apply for the Full Time as well as Part-Time. But there are Some Requirements for both.Full-time: Students are required to Register for 3-4 courses each semester (9-12 credit hours or equivalent).
    Part-time: Students are required to Register for 2 courses each semester (6 credit hours or equivalent).

How to Apply for Khalifa University Scholarships?

Please follow the following instructions to apply for Khalifa University Scholarships:

(2) Fill the application and attach the required papers

  • Certified copy of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree certificate).
  • Equivalency certificate issued by the UAE Ministry of Education for applicants that have graduated from institutions outside of the UAE.
  • Official transcript showing the grading scale.
  • English language proficiency score certificate (IELTS, TOEFL or EmSAT).
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report. .
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Passport-style photograph on a white background.
  • Valid passport. International applicants who reside in the UAE should also upload a clear copy of their valid UAE visa.
  • Family Book (Khulasat Al Qaid – UAE National applicants only).
  • Valid UAE national ID card (for national and international applicants who currently reside in the UAE).
  • Statement of Purpose (500 to 1,000 words)
  • Research Statement (500 to 1,000 words – PhD applicants only)


  • Know more about how to apply here.
  • If you are accepted you will enter the second phase which is the interview.


To know more about Khalifa University Scholarships, please visit the official website:

Official Website

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