Scholarship Application Deadline: October 16, 2016

A number of scholarships are available for students and researchers from academic and research institutions in Africa and Asia.

How Scholarships Work

  • Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis.
  • Pre-selection decisions will be sent via email to applicants within approximately 7-14 days of receipt of your completed application.
  • Please note: Scholarship funds may be exhausted before the close of applications on October 1, 2016. Participation in any module is subject to space availability and seating for each module is limited.

Visa Requirement

Scholarship of pre-selected applicants who require a visa to enter the UAE is subject to obtaining a visa with the assistance of NYUAD’S Travel Agent.

Note: Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary documents to the Travel Agent. NYUAD is not resposible for the outcome of the visa application.

Participants awarded scholarships must register via the registration link within seven days of final scholarship award notification.

Application Requirements and Submission

  1. A Cover Letter including the following:
    1. Name, current occupation, email, and mailing address (including country)
    2. Undergraduate and graduate and majors (including in-progress)
    3. Requested modules (up to 2)
    4. A short statement outlining why you wish to attend your chosen modules, and how they relate to your work/research.

  2. Curriculum Vitae
    Include list of publications, presentations, Honors/Awards, relevant experience and advisor name, email address, and contact details.

  3. Advisor Recommendation
    Your advisor can either be an academic or research advisor, or a work supervisor, as long as your relationship with this person is related to your education and/or research. We require the advisor’s recommendation to be submitted directly from the advisor, separate from the application. Your application will not be considered complete until we receive all documents.

Please email all required documentation to the following

You should receive confirmation of receipt of your application within 48 hours of submission.