UAE Government IRENA Scholarships For International Students, 2022 | UPDATED

In an effort to promote talented academics, and with the generous support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, IRENA is awarding up to 20 scholarships at Abu Dhabi based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology.

The program extends to the eight Master of Science Programmes offered at MASDAR Institute.

All IRENA scholars are entitled to generous benefits and are offered IRENA’s exclusive Lecture Programme, which will provide IRENA’s scholars with an overview of the current state of renewable energies.

Level/Field of Study

IRENA Scholarship is designed to sponsor international students, especially students from developing countries pursuing a masters program in any of the following course of study; Chemical Engineering, Computing and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, Water and Environmental Engineering.

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Host Nationality

IRENA Scholarship 2020 is been hosted in Abu Dhabi based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology at the United Arab Emirates. You can utilize these scholarship opportunities to solve most of your academics problems. Check out other scholarships you can apply for in 2020 to study in EuropeAfricaAsiaAmerica, etc.

Eligible Nationality

All international applicants studying in the UAE will be considered for the IRENA Scholarship for International Students. Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

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Aside from the IRENA Scholarship, there are other scholarships available to international students to study abroad. You can check our scholarship by country to access all scholarships available.

Scholarship Worth

Full financial support is provided to IRENA MSc scholars

Tuition fees, textbooks, laptops, medical insurance, housing, travel expenses are covered by the scholarships. In addition, the cost of living allowance is granted to IRENA MSc scholars.

No bond or conditions are attached to the scholarship upon graduation.

IRENA MSc Scholars will benefit from IRENA’s Lecture Programme and unique direct contact to IRENA experts and their first-hand information on current renewable energy developments.

Scholarship Number

The UAE Government IRENA Scholarships for International Students 2020 has up to 20 specified number of offers.

Eligibility for Scholarship

The criteria for applying for a scholarship are:

Submit your application, if you comply with following MASDAR Institute criteria:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree from a college, university or technical college of acceptable standing in the field of science, engineering or information technology
  • Minimum CGPA required: 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
  • Competence in spoken and written English. Minimum TOEFL score: 91 (IBT) on the international TOEFL. Minimum academic IELTS score: 6.5.
  • Minimum GRE quantitative score: 700(or 155 on the new scale).
  • Academic record and credentials must indicate the ability to achieve distinction

And following IRENA criteria:

  • Desired specialization within the chosen MSc programme.
  • Description of knowledge already acquired in the field of renewable energies and relevant previous professional engagements or experience.
  • In the case of equal aptitude, priority access will be given to applicants from Developing Countries.
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Application Procedure

Interested students apply for an IRENA MSc Scholarship directly through MASDAR Institute’s website. Applications have to be submitted electronically. All required proofs and certificates have to be sent to MASDAR Institute. A listing on the required documents can be obtained on MASDAR Institute’s website.

Important: Please indicate in the online application by keying in “IRENA” after your passport number in the relevant field, e.g. 12345678 – IRENA. If this indication is not given, the student will apply for a regular scholarship and not be able to benefit from exclusive IRENA services granted to IRENA MSc scholars.

Applicants for IRENA’s Scholarship Programme will be admitted in accordance with the academic standards and regulations of Masdar Institute. Out of those who passed, IRENA will select the winning candidates in accordance with additional criteria.

If you need more information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Application Deadline

The application process for IRENA Scholarship for the academic year 2022 opens on 1 November every year and closes on 31 May or 15 September every year.

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