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Friday, March 16, 2012

United Arab Emirates: 20 Scholarships at MASDAR Institute | MIT

Overview

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is announcing its call for applications for the IRENA Scholarship Programme at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Masdar Institute, established in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is a graduate-level university dedicated to providing solutions to issues of sustainability, focusing on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. Masdar’s faculty, students, and staff work in a vibrant research community, integrating technology, policy, and systems.

With the support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, up to twenty IRENA scholarships are offered annually for highly-accomplished Master of Science students in the eight programmes offered at Masdar Institute: Chemical Engineering, Computing and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, and Water and Environmental Engineering.

Special consideration will be given to applicants from developing countries in order to support countries most severely affected by today’s challenges of energy access, energy security and climate change.


Reasons to Apply

  • Full scholarship for 2 years (including tuition, textbooks, housing, medical insurance, laptop, and travel expenses) with no bonds upon graduation.
  • Cost of living allowance
  • Possibility for first-hand experience with IRENA through an internship.
  • Excellent networking potential
  • Exclusive access to IRENA Lecture Programme
  • Innovative academic environment
  • Specialised renewable energy courses and state of the art laboratories
  • Multidisciplinary research approach with more than 30 projects underway
  • Academic programs developed with MIT
  • Highly diverse and dynamic environment

Eligibility


  • Submit your application, if you comply with following MASDAR Institute criteria:
  • Relevant undergraduate degree from a college, university or technical college of acceptable standing in the field of science, engineering or information technology
  • Minimum CGPA required: 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
  • Competence in spoken and written English. Minimum TOEFL score: 91 (IBT) on the international TOEFL. Minimum academic IELTS score: 6.5.
  • Minimum GRE quantitative score: 700(or 155 on the new scale) .
  • Academic record and credentials must indicate the ability to achieve distinction


Apply Online

Download the Scholarship Brochure



Application Deadline
The closing date for application is: 31 May 2012

Contact Information

Additional information on the IRENA Scholarship Programme, including entry requirements and the selection process, is available on the IRENA website (www.irena.org/scholarships) or via email at: scholars@irena.org.

IRENA Headquarters
C 67 Office Building
Khalidiyah (32nd) Street
Opposite Al Khalidiyah Ladies & Children's Park
PO Box 236
Abu Dhabi (UAE)
www.irena.org


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