Scholarships

The ICT Fund has launched “BETHA program” that aims to enhance the national education sector by supporting UAE academically distinguished cadres to drive the country’s education in ICT related disciplines, in order to meet the sector’s annually growing needs, as well as the increasing demand for ICT specialized national human resources.

The ICT Fund has invested massively in Betha program to allocate hundreds of undergraduate and master's degrees at prestigious UAE and international universities in the United States, Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and other leading countries in the industry. The program aims to attract 1000 students over the next few years, in line with the ICT Fund strategy to upgrade the human resources specialized in the ICT, including computer engineering, electronic engineering, computer science, information technology, and many other disciplines.

To apply for the upcoming cycle of Betha Program, please click here

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 the family book 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 the following documents:

  • Full Acceptance/Admission Letter. (Conditional or partial 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 have not joined or started university yet.

For inquiries, please contact us via Email: info@tra.gov.ae or call us on: 800 12

Students’ selection mechanism:

Scholarship applications are selected based on the following criteria:

  • High School Diploma Marks
  • Full Admission to the Selected Major
  • Evaluation Tests results for:
    • EmSAT
    • SAT
    • TOEFL
    • IELTS
    • CGPA (in case of on-going students)

Students who have not been selected may apply again after at least one semester of university study, with a GPA of no less than 2.8.