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”.

Applications for Fall 2018 scholarships are open from 1 June 2018 to 1 August 2018. to apply Click here

IMPORTANT NOTE: Dear student, in order to apply for the scholarship, you and your guardian must have SmartPass accounts. You can create a SmartPass account through this link

For information on how to register in SmartPass, please click here

For information on SmartPass registration Kiosk locations, please click here

The response with accept/rejection will be sent by 16 August 2018.

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:

  • Certified High school Certificate for undergraduate students (showing the final result)
  • 2018 spring semester marks for students continuing the undergraduate program (showing the final result)
  • Bachelor Degree with the marks for Master’s Degree students (showing the final results)
  • Family book (all pages without exception)
  • National ID (both sides) 

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