The Masdar Institute Graduate Scholarship offers full financial support to post-graduate (Masters and PhD) students in science and engineering disciplines. This research institute is a not-for-profit organization, partly supported by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The scholarship is available to all successful applicants of the Masdar Institute and covers all expenses including entire tuition fees for the duration of the program, insurance, accommodation, air travel costs, living expenses and more. The institute has been accepting students into their green and sustainable campus since 2009.
Application to the institute is open to all nationalities where the students have an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or information technology as well as a minimum CGPA of 3.0 plus minimum GRE Test score of 700. The classes are held in English, so students who are not native English speakers have to also obtain an international TOEFL score of 91 (IBT) or academic IELTS score of 6.5. In addition to the full scholarship, the institute also reimburses the TOEFL and GRE exam fees after registration. The Masdar Institute’s post-graduate and fellowship programs run from September to May. Applications are accepted from end of October through till May, but the process may close early if all open slots are filled up. To apply for the program and the scholarship, the online application process requires scanned copies undergraduate/graduate transcripts, GRE and TOEFL/IELTS score, a 400-1000 word statement of objectives, passport sized photograph in jpeg format as well as contact details of 3 references.
After acceptance, the student will have to do a minimum of 2 research projects, register for a minimum of 9 credits and maintain their CGPA standing to keep their scholarship and student status. To get further information about the Masdar Institute Graduate Scholarship, fill out the Request Form for a Student Relations Officer to contact you Here.