IRENA Scholarship Programme, UAE

Thursday, March 7, 2013
In an effort to promote human capital development, up to 20 highly-accomplished applicants are annually awarded IRENA scholarships at the Abu Dhabi based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology (MI), with the generous support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates. 
Scholarship students received one of eight Master of Science Programmes offered at MASDAR Institute.
The IRENA scholars will also be able to attend an exclusive high-level lecture programme, aimed at presenting the latest developments in the field of renewable energies.

  • Relevant undergraduate degree from a college, university or technical college of acceptable standing in the field of science, engineering or information technology
  • Minimum CGPA required: 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
  • Competence in spoken and written English. Minimum TOEFL score: 91 (IBT) on the international TOEFL. Minimum academic IELTS score: 6.5.
  • Minimum GRE quantitative score: 700(or 155 on the new scale) .
  • Academic record and credentials must indicate the ability to achieve distinction
IRENA criteria
  • Desired specialisation within the chosen MSc programme.
  • Description of knowledge already acquired in the field of renewable energies and relevant previous professional engagements or experience.
  • In case of equal aptitude, priority access will be given to applicants from Developing Countries.
Scholarship value
  • Full scholarship for 2 years (including tuition, textbooks, housing, medical insurance, laptop, and travel expenses) with no bonds upon graduation.
  • Cost of living allowance
  • Possibility for first-hand experience with IRENA through an internship.
  • Excellent networking potential
  • Exclusive access to IRENA Lecture Programme
  • Innovative academic environment
  • Specialised renewable energy courses and state of the art laboratories
  • Multidisciplinary research approach with more than 30 projects underway
  • Academic programs developed with MIT
  • Highly diverse and dynamic environment

Scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2013


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