Tuesday, 25 October 2016

UAE Government IRENA Scholarship Programme

Deadline: 15 November 2016
Open to: all graduates and foundation year students enrolled at the Masdar Institute
Scholarship: full scholarship for 2 years, includes tuition, textbooks, housing, medical insurance, laptops and travel expenses with no bonds upon graduation
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is now accepting applications for IRENA scholarship programme available for international students. The IRENA scholarship programme offers various opportunities in addition to the Masdar Institute Scholarship. These include exclusive high-level lectures, aimed at presenting the latest developments in the field of renewable energies. Furthermore, the scholarship programme offers: IRENA sponsored short term assignments to scholars on a case by case basis; opportunities for participation in IRENA events; internships; and most importantly, the opportunity to network.
Scholarship students received one of eight Master of Science Programmes: 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 and Sustainable Critical Infrastructure offered at MASDAR Institute.
All graduate and foundation year students enrolled at the Masdar Institute can also apply to the IRENA scholarship programme through the online Masdar Institute application process or after arrival at Masdar Institute;
Successful applicants gain access to the IRENA lecture programme, short term assignments with IRENA, the possibility of first-hand experience with IRENA through an internship and the opportunity to network;
International students can apply for this IRENA scholarship programme;
Applicants must have a minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale)*. A minimum TOEFL score of 91 (iBT)) or equivalent paper/computer based scores, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5. The general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required;
Entrance Requirements:
For Msc: Applicants must have a relevant undergraduate degree in science, engineering or IT from a recognized and accredited university;
For Doctoral: Applicants must have a relevant undergraduate and Master’s degree in science, engineering or IT from a recognized and accredited university.

All accepted students at Masdar Institute receive a full scholarship for 2 years, which includes tuition, textbooks, housing, medical insurance, laptops and travel expenses with no bonds upon graduation. Additionally, the institute also provides each student with the cost of living allowance for other expenditures. The Masdar Student Academic Handbook provides crucial information about aspects such as general procedures and policies, research possibilities, registration, etc.
How to apply?
In order to apply please fill the online application.
The applicants should send their application until 15 September via email. The applications should mention the student’s faculty at Masdar and include an up-to-date CV, together with a statement or letter of purpose.
For more information please read the official website.

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