The Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Students for the 2023-2024 academic session is now being offered by United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). UAEU takes great pleasure in providing this opportunity to exceptional students who wish to pursue higher education. The fellowship aims to attract outstanding individuals by offering financial support. It is primarily awarded to students in STEM and strategic fields that are crucial for the country’s development, such as renewable energy, transportation, health, water resources, technology, and space. The provision of the Chancellor’s Fellowship is subject to budget availability. UAEU offers a wide range of graduate degree programs at both the Master’s and doctorate levels, catering to different orientations, including professional and research-based programs.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): United Arab Emirate University, UAE

Host Institution(s): United Arab Emirate University, UAE

Fellowship Worth: Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Master’s and Doctorate

Nationality: International Students

Application Deadline: Not Specified


The Fellowship award does not cover the programs of Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Master of Professional Accounting (MPA). The Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Students (Master and Doctoral) is categorized into six main categories:

  1. Merit Fellowship Award
  2. UAEU Staff and Families Fellowship Award
  3. National students Fellowship Award
  4. Merit Fellowship Award for existing students
  5. Entrepreneurs Fellowship Award
  6. Inventors Fellowship Award

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to qualify for the UAEU Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Students, prospective applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  1. International Student: Applicants must hold an international student status.
  2. Graduate Student: Applicants must be enrolled as graduate students, pursuing either a Master’s or Doctoral degree.
  3. Excellent Academic Standing: Applicants should possess an outstanding academic record, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.8 out of 4.0.
  4. Sustained Academic Performance: Students must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher throughout their studies at UAEU.
  5. No Other Financial Sponsorship: Applicants should not have any other form of financial sponsorship or award.

Application Procedures:

How-to-Apply: Candidates must apply online to be considered for UAEU Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Students. Applicants who have not graduated from an accredited institution are required to have their degrees certified by the Ministry of Education in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Please visit the following link for details of the procedures.

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