UAE Government IRENA Master Degree Scholarships, 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on January 26, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Chemistry, Engineering, Engineering 3-2, Engineering-Related Technologies, Information Technology
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Arab Emirates
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Masdar City P.O. Box 236, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Tel: +97124179000 E-mail: [email protected]

In an effort to promote talented academics, and with the generous support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, IRENA is awarding up to 20 scholarships at the Abu Dhabi-based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology.

The program extends to the eight Master of Science Programs offered at the MASDAR Institute.

All IRENA scholars are entitled to generous benefits and are offered the exclusive IRENA Lecture Program, which will provide IRENA scholars with an overview of the current state of renewable energy.

Level/field of study

The IRENA Scholarship is designed to sponsor international students, especially students from developing countries who are pursuing a Master’s program in any of the following courses of study; Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Systems Engineering and Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, Water and Environmental Engineering.

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Host nationality

IRENA Scholarship 2023 has been hosted at the Abu Dhabi-based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in the United Arab Emirates.

Host nationality

IRENA Scholarship 2023 has been hosted at the Abu Dhabi-based MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in the United Arab Emirates. 

Eligible Nationality

All international applicants studying in the UAE will be considered for the IRENA Scholarship for International Students. Apart from the IRENA scholarship, there are other scholarships available for international students to study abroad. You can consult our scholarship by country to access all the available scholarships.

Scholarship Worth

Full financial support is provided to IRENA MSc scholars.

The scholarships cover tuition, textbooks, laptop computers, health insurance, housing, and travel expenses. In addition, the cost of living allowance is given to IRENA Master’s Scholars.

No bonuses or conditions are attached to the scholarship upon graduation.

IRENA MSc Scholars will benefit from the IRENA Lecture Program and exclusive direct contact with IRENA experts and their first-hand information on current renewable energy developments.

Scholarship Number

The UAE Government IRENA Scholarships for International Students 2023 has up to a specified number of 20 offers.

Scholarship Eligibility

The criteria for applying for a scholarship are:

Submit your application, if you meet the following MASDAR Institute criteria:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree from an acceptable reputable college, university, or technical college in the field of science, engineering, or information technology
  • Minimum CGPA required: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English. Minimum TOEFL score: 91 (IBT) on the International TOEFL. IELTS minimum academic score: 6.5.
  • GRE minimum quantitative score: 700 (or 155 on the new scale).
  • Academic records and credentials must indicate the ability to achieve distinction

And following the IRENA criteria:

  • Desired specialization within the chosen master’s program.
  • Description of the knowledge already acquired in the field of renewable energies and previous relevant professional commitments or experiences.
  • In the case of equal aptitude, priority access will be given to applicants from Developing Countries.

Application procedure

Interested students can apply for an IRENA MSc Scholarship directly through the MASDAR Institute website. Applications must be submitted electronically. All required tests and certificates must be submitted to the MASDAR Institute. A list of required documents can be obtained on the MASDAR Institute website.

Important: Indicate in the online application by entering “IRENA” after your passport number in the corresponding field, for example, 12345678 – IRENA. If this indication is not given, the student will apply for a regular scholarship and will not be able to benefit from the exclusive IRENA services granted to IRENA master’s degree scholars.

Applicants for the IRENA Scholarship Program will be admitted in accordance with the academic standards and regulations of the Masdar Institute. From those who passed, IRENA will select the winning candidates according to additional criteria.

If you need more information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship webpage

Deadline for application

The IRENA Scholarship application process for the 2023 academic year opens on November 1 of each year and closes on May 31 or September 15 of each year.

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