Scholarships

The ICT Fund seeks to strengthen the technological education of Emiratis by introducing “Betha program” for undergraduate and graduate levels students wishing to study ICT related subjects. Through its partnership with various universities and research organizations the ICT Fund awards scholarships to distinguished students to help develop a generation well versed in science and technology, who can lead the UAE’s future in the ICT industry. The Betha program has provided hundreds of scholarships for bachelor and masters degrees, and so far enabled Emirati students to study in the UAE, USA, Australia and Japan.

ICT Fund offers educational scholarships for Emirati students and graduates through “Betha Program”.

You will receive a reply (with approval or rejection) by 16 August 2018.

Application to the scholarship has been closed as all available scholarships have been fulfilled
Selection Process:

Scholarship applications were selected based on the following criteria:

  • High School Diploma
  • Full Admission to the Selected Major
  • Evaluation Tests:
    • EmSAT
    • SAT
    • TOEFL
    • IELTS

In case you were not selected students can reapply after 1 year of University study with a GPA of no less than 3.0.

Applicants will be notified once registration opens again for scholarships.

Admission requirements for the undergraduate (Bachelor’s) Degree program:

  • Should be a UAE citizen and provide a civil registry as a proof
  • Have achieved a minimum score of 75% in secondary school certificate or its equivalent in schools
  • Should apply for a specialization in the field of telecommunications and information technology
  • Should have been graduated from secondary school or its equivalent during the last three years
  • Should not be employed 
  • Should not have received a scholarship or other financial assistance from any other entity.

Admission requirements for the Postgraduate (Master’s) Degree program:

  • Should be a UAE citizen and provide a civil registry as a proof
  • Should apply for a specialization in the field of telecommunications and information technology
  • Should have achieved a cumulative score of 3.00 and above in the bachelor’s degree
  • Should not have received a scholarship or other financial assistance from any other entity
  • In case of employment, the Master’s degree student is entitled for the scholarship without the monthly allowance

Kindly upload clear copies of:

  • Full Acceptance/Admission Letter. (Conditional Approvals will not be accepted)
  • Certified High school Certificate for undergraduate students certified by the Ministry of Higher Education or equivalent (showing the final result)
  • Transcript for students continuing the undergraduate program (an official transcript that contains the seal (stamp) and signature of the registers office.)
  • Family book (all pages without exception)
  • Official IBAN letter that contains the seal (stamp) and signature of the bank.
  • Request for [full funding] is Eligible only for new students who still did not join or start university.

For inquiries please do not hesitate to contact us at Email: info@tra.gov.ae or call us on: 800 12

For more information please check Betha brochure or Frequently Asked Questions