Scholarship Program
The ADNOC Scholarship Program university list includes more than 80 institutions ranked among the best in the Times Top 50 Higher Education World University Rankings.

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The ADNOC Scholarship Program
ADNOC is committed to nurturing the next generation of UAE nationals by investing in their higher education.

The ADNOC Scholarship Program is a prestigious accolade granted to a select number of talented individuals, following a competitive application process.

The fund was developed to empower high potential UAE nationals with training across various technical disciplines. These subjects are chosen in line with the vision for advancement of the industrial and economic objectives of ADNOC and the UAE.
What We Offer
We provide guidance and support for outstanding students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programs in specialized disciplines at prestigious institutions, both within the UAE and abroad.
Successful applicants to the ADNOC Scholarship Program can expect to benefit from:
  • ​​​​​​​​Scholarship application assistance.
  • Tuition fee support.
  • Support with living expenses.
  • Access to the ADNOC Scholarship Portal.
  • Rewards for excellent performance.​​​​​​​
What We Look For
The application and interview process is designed to identify UAE National talent with strong, work ethic and core values that align with those of ADNOC.

Prospective scholars should have already received a conditional letter of acceptance from our list of approved universities, for one of the following majors:

  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geoscience
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Financial Engineering for Engineers
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Automation in Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • Machine Learning

Candidates will be requested to undertake a medical assessment to assess suitability for their chosen discipline.
Additionally, candidates will need to confirm that they have no obligations that may conflict with their studies. For those who are eligible for national service, this should include the ability to provide a military service release letter.

What you need to join the program