Students at Masdar Institute are selected from among the best and brightest minds in the UAE and the rest of the world. Representing over 60 countries, our student body comes from as far as Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North and Latin America, with students from the UAE representing the highest proportion by nationality, and females representing 45% of all students. If you are a graduate who demonstrates exceptional intellectual and entrepreneurial strengths and is committed to addressing the world’s energy needs, then we invite you to apply to one of our world-class graduate programs.
There are four scholarships available to applicants of Masdar Institute – the Masdar Institute Scholarship, IRENA Scholarship, Toyota Scholarship and ICT Fund Scholarship.
Masdar Institute Scholarship - Qualified Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants to Masdar Institute will be provided with full scholarship benefits upon admission.
IRENA Scholarship - 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.
The Masdar Institute – Toyota Scholarship was established upon Toyota’s winning 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.
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.