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ADNOC Scholarship Program

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Funding type:

Tuition fee. Living cost. Accomodation.


United Arab Emirates.

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) started its Scholarship Program in 1974, to assist UAE Nationals achieve educational goals and to meet the needs of the oil industry.

Award details

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) started its Scholarship Program in 1974, to assist UAE Nationals achieve educational goals and to meet the needs of the oil industry, a vital sector of the national economy.The Scholarship Department’s mission is to educate, train and prepare UAE Nationals to take up leading positions in the oil and gas industry, as part of its commitment towards the process of Emiratization of jobs both for ADNOC Headquarters and ADNOC Group of Companies.The Scholarship Program aims at providing both opportunity and assistance to UAE nationals to achieve their educational goals. We introduce students to the majors most required by ADNOC. Academically gifted UAE secondary graduates are offered the opportunity to follow undergraduate and postgraduate programs in engineering and applied sciences at some of the most reputable academic institutions around the world mainly in the USA, UK, Australia, Japan, and in the UAE.

Specified use  Scholars enrolled in the Scholarship Program enjoy the following benefits:- Pre-departure Allowance- Yearly Travel Tickets- Yearly Allowances for Books & Clothing- Monthly Stipend- Cash award at the end of the semester based on academic performance- Cover Tuition Fees- Computer Allowance- Cash Award for Outstanding students- Full Health and Dental Care Coverage- Vast Opportunities for Training on ADNOC Sites During SummerAfter completing studies, the graduate can expect:- Guaranteed employment in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry- Optimum monthly earnings- Extra allowances and bountiful packages- Objectively tailored career development programs- Outstanding opportunities for leading positions in industry


Contact details

Scholarship DepartmentAbu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)P.O.Box: 898Abu DhabiU.A.ETel (1): +9712-6023688Tel (2): +9712-6024254Fax: +9712-6679379

Funding provider
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
    United Arab Emirates
  • To be eligible to apply for an ADNOC Scholarship, the applicant should satisfy the criteria listed on the ADNOC website when applying for the scholarship - see the link here for full details:
  • Applicable subjects
    Mechanical engineering, Electronic engineering

Application process

All applicants must complete the On-line Application Form and mail the required documents (as listed on the ADNOC website) to the below address or visit the Scholarship Department (next to ADNOC main office, Block B2, office#503) from Sunday to Thursday between 8:00 am. and 1:00 pm.Any incomplete application will be automatically disqualified. Short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.Successful applicants will be required to sign a legally binding contract which will require the student to work for the Company or any Group Company, after graduation, for a period equivalent to the period spent on scholarship study.


Selection process

~ UAE National~ Admission into a reputable institution which ranks among the best twenty universities, in one of the specialties listed below~ The candidates qualifications should be relevant to the four core PI disciplines, namely:- Mechanical Engineering- Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation and Controles or Power)- Chemical Engineering- Petroleum Engineering- Petoleum Geosciences~ Bachelor's Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.5~ A minimum CGPA of 3.5 on Master's degree level~ Should have a strong desire and capability to pursue a career as a faculty member~ Personal long-term objective to pursue research in areas that match ADNOC group business objectives~ Experience gained, especially by working with the ADNOC Group of Companies would be an advantage~ Medically fit~ Successful interviewApplicants should also keep in mind that selection is based on whether there is a requirement in the chosen discipline or not.

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Study mode:

Postgraduate research

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