Offering a rigorous educational, cross-cultural, and leadership development experience to outstanding students in the UAE, NYU Abu Dhabi's community programs equip students from local institutions for admission to the world's top undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Scholars Program

The Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program is open to qualified students at the three national UAE universities —  Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates University, and Zayed University  — and provides unique access to specially designed courses, lectures, leadership experiences, networking, and graduate school opportunities and scholarships.

NYUAD Summer Academy

The NYUAD Summer Academy is a two-year program designed to enhance the academic profiles of highly motivated Abu Dhabi-based Emirati high school students by preparing them for entry into top-tier English-language universities.