The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, was established in 2007 in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as an independent non-profit graduate level research university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technology.
Every year a full scholarship is offered to all admitted students, along with additional scholarships provided for eligible applicants.
Four types of scholarships are available to applicants of Masdar Institute – the Masdar Institute Scholarship, IRENA Scholarship, Toyota Scholarship and the ICT Fund Scholarship.
Qualified Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants to Masdar Institute will be provided with full scholarship benefits upon admission.
The Masdar Institute Scholarship benefits include the following:
This two-year scholarship funded by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is targeted to aspiring Master’s students with a desire to work in the field of renewable energy and contribute to the implementation of IRENA’s mandate.
Up to 20 highly-accomplished applicants are awarded this scholarship at Masdar Institute every year, with the generous support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates.
Scholarship students may study in any one of the nine Master’s degree programs offered at Masdar Institute and will profit from the interaction with IRENA experts.
The IRENA Scholarship benefits include the following:
The Masdar Institute – Toyota Scholarship was established following Toyota’s receipt of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. The scholarship is designed to promote opportunities for students to work on projects relating to technologies for sustainable development. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to a first-year student in any one of Masdar Institute’s nine Master of Science degree programs.
In addition to the usual Masdar Institute benefits, the scholarship recipient is provided with a special two-week ‘Japan Experience’ arranged by the Toyota Motor Corporation.
To select the scholarship recipients, a competition is held among Masdar Institute’s first-year Master’s degree program students that involves submission of a two-page essay that describes why the applicant would be a good representative of the Toyota Scholarship program, followed by a discussion of the applicant’s career goals and interest in experiencing Japan.
The Toyota Scholarship benefits include the following:
The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority selects 30 outstanding Emirati students from across the country to specialize in the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) sector as part of its Be’tha Scholarship.
Applicants must be committed to a career in the UAE for at least five years after graduation. They can apply to use this scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree at Masdar Institute relating to ICT.
ICT Fund Scholarship benefits include:
Applications for fall 2017 are open and are scheduled to close on 31 May 2017.