President’s Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • Tuition fee waiver

The President’s Scholarship is our most prestigious tuition grant reserved for students on the basis of their academic achievements and excellence.

Khalifa University
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Khalifa University

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

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Expat students from within the UAE have to obtain “Full Admission” at the point of application, which is a minimum score of achievement in each of the following EmSAT subjects: Math 1250, Physics 1000, Computer Science 1000 (Java, C++, and Python), Arabic 700, one elective from Chemistry or Biology 1000, and English 1400 to be eligible for Expat Full Scholarship “President’s Scholarship”.

International students from outside the UAE must obtain competitive scores depending on the high school curriculum they are applying from (i.e. SATs, APs, IGSCEs, IB Curriculum, or any other international curriculum).

Scholarships are highly competitive and therefore meeting the minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee being awarded with the scholarship as these are limited opportunities.

To be considered for the President’s Scholarship, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher during their studies at Khalifa University.

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  • International with CGPA >= 3.3 : 100% of tuition fees
  • International with CGPA 3.0 –3.29: 75% of tuition fees
  • International with CGPA 2.0 – 2.99: 50% of tuition fees
  • International with CGPA < 2.0: 0% of the tuition fees


There is no separate application to submit for Scholarships at Khalifa University. Your application for admission will be used to review your eligibility for scholarships. You will be contacted if further information is required.