Combined Master/Doctoral Research Teaching Scholarship (CMDRTS)

  • PHD, Master
  • Full tuition fees
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Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers the following scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in graduate programs on a full-time basis.

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Khalifa University is a research-focused university located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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he CMDRTS scholarship supports international students pursuing both, the Master’s and Doctorate degrees at Khalifa University.

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Scholarship benefits include:

  • Full coverage of tuition fees.
  • Medical insurance coverage for students sponsored by Khalifa University (student visa), as per the University’s rules and regulations.
  • Support to attend international research conferences, subject to approval.
  • Mobilization and demobilization flight assistance for overseas international students.
  • Free University accommodation for the student only (or accommodation assistance of AED 2,000 per month only if University accommodation is not available for the eligible student, as per the University’s rules and regulations).
  • Monthly stipend:
  • During MSc: AED 8,000
  • During PhD: AED 12,000


Students who wish to complete a Master’s degree only should select the MRTS scholarship when applying for graduate studies at Khalifa University.

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