The Ministry of Education revealed five main academic disciplines within the scholarship program for Emirati students who are eligible to study outside the country, which are social and administrative sciences, arts and humanities, engineering and technology, medicine and life sciences, and natural sciences, which include 48 sub-specialties.
The Ministry has set on its website, on the seventh of next November, the date for opening the door for registration of students wishing to be sent to study abroad, indicating that five categories of students are eligible to apply for the scholarship program to study abroad, namely: high school graduates for the current academic year for bachelor studies, and graduates of the current academic year. High school students from previous years for bachelor’s study, bachelor’s holders for master’s study, master’s holders for doctoral studies, and currently enrolled students (bachelor, master and doctorate) who wish to transfer to the ministry’s mission.
The ministry has detailed the sub-disciplines that fall under each major specialization. The “Arts and Human Sciences” specialization includes archeology, architecture, art and design, ancient and classical history, English language and literature, history, linguistics, modern languages, performing arts, and philosophy. and Religious Studies. The engineering and technology majors include chemical engineering, structural and civil engineering, computer science and information systems, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, aviation and manufacturing, and metallurgy and mining engineering.
While the “medicine and life sciences” specialization includes agriculture and forestry, anatomy and physiology, biological sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and pharmacology, psychiatry, and veterinary, while the “natural sciences” specialization includes physics, astronomy, and mathematics. and environmental sciences, earth and marine sciences, chemistry, materials science, and geography.
The “Social and Administrative Sciences” specialization includes accounting and finance, anthropology, business administration and management studies, sociology, communication, politics and international studies, hospitality and leisure management, library and information management, sports-related topics, development studies, economics, and econometrics. Law, Social Policy, Statistics and Operational Research, Education and Training.
The student applying for an external mission must be a citizen of the UAE, and not have obtained a full scholarship or scholarship from one of the institutions or scholarship agencies inside or outside the country, and must be of good conduct and behavior, according to a certificate from the concerned authorities accredited in the country. .
It is also required for the applicant to apply for a foreign scholarship to have a direct academic acceptance and is unconditional with other requirements in a specialty, institution and country for scholarship by the Ministry, indicating the start and end dates of the study and the total cost of the study.
The ministry stated several conditions for choosing the higher education institution to which the student deserves the scholarship, including being among the top 200 universities in the specialization to be studied, and being among the top 200 universities in the general classification according to the lists approved by the ministry, or being among the top 50 universities in the specialization. To be studied according to the lists approved by the Ministry, and to be in one of the countries specified for scholarship.
The previous qualification is required to be ratified by the Ministry, and the student must abide by the required period of regularity in a manner that does not conflict with the certificate equivalency system, and be medically fit according to a certificate from the concerned authorities accredited in the country, and provide an exemption (postponement) or termination certificate from the national service for male students .
The Ministry of Education confirmed the need for the student to sign a declaration of commitment to the Scholarships and Study Aid Law and its implementing regulations, and any other relevant declarations determined by the Ministry within the scholarship requirements. Required, indicating the type of leave (paid or unpaid).
The student must not be sent for the same academic degree that he has previously completed or a scientific degree lower than the one he has completed, whether it is at the expense of the ministry or another party or at the expense of the student, and the student who has previously been dispatched is not sent at the expense of the ministry or another party, and the student has been cancelled. I sent him for any reason.
The Ministry of Education excludes students who have passed the Emirates Standard Examination (EmSAT) in the two subjects (Mathematics and Physics) with a score of 1500 and above from the requirements for the high school percentage (the percentage of grades).
She explained that the study is completely regular in the country of study, and the student must be at least 17 years old, and not more than 20 years old, with the approval of the student’s guardian, and the student must not have graduated from high school or its equivalent for more than two years.