Scholarships for UAE Nationals

Through partnerships with government entities, UAE nationals can be sponsored 100%. 

Scholarships are linked to employment opportunities in leading government entities in the UAE. 

RIT Dubai is a proud partner of the ICT Fund under the ‘Betha’ Scholarship program for Emirati students to study Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs.  Emirati Nationals who meet the below requirements are invited to apply for the Betha Scholarship for the following programs:

Bachelors: Computing Security, Computing & Information Technologies, Electrical Engineering

Master’s: Network Systems Administration (NSA) Electrical Engineering

Admission requirements for the undergraduate (Bachelor’s) Degree program Scholarship: 

  • Should be a UAE citizen and provide a civil registry as a proof
  • Have achieved a minimum score of 75% in secondary school certificate or its equivalent in schools
  • Should apply for a specialization in the field of telecommunications and information technology  (BS Computing Security, Computing & Information Technologies, Electrical Engineering)
  • Should have been graduated from secondary school or its equivalent during the last three years
  • Should not be employed 
  • Should not have received a scholarship or other financial assistance from any other entity.

Admission requirements for the Postgraduate (Master’s) Degree program Scholarship:

  • Should be a UAE citizen and provide a civil registry as a proof
  • Should apply for a specialization in the field of telecommunications and information technology  (NSA or Electrical Engineering)
  • Should have achieved a cumulative score of 3.00 and above in the bachelor’s degree
  • Should not have received a scholarship or other financial assistance from any other entity
  • In case of employment, Master’s degree students are entitled for the scholarship without the monthly allowance

To submit a new funding application under the ICT Fund click here

DEWA is now offering full scholarships for bachelor’s degrees in electrical or mechanical engineering to qualified UAE nationals at RIT Dubai. Please click here for more information. 

Advantages of studying at RIT Dubai:

  • Receive an internationally recognized, American degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
  • Obtain Bachelor and Master Degrees that are accredited by the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs (MOE-HEA)
  • Gain experiential learning through our cooperative education program
  • Spend up to two terms studying at our main campus in Rochester, NY
  • Bene¬t from our unique and individual approach to every student

Apply Now:

  • Fill out the appropriate online application on www.rit.edu/dubai or email dubai@rit.edu
  • Submit your marks
  • Submit an essay stating why you wish to study at RIT Dubai
  • Submit English language test scores (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Send your resume and two letters of recommendation if you are applying to our Master's degree program
Please contact one of our admission counselors to learn more about qualifying for the full UAE Nationals Scholarship.