Latest Scholarship Opportunities at Canadian University Dubai

Guiding Principles for Canadian University Dubai Scholarships

Scholarships are open to all students of any citizenship who have met all the admission requirements.
Scholarships are awarded to full-time students enrolled in four academic courses or more per semester. For Financial Hardship and Special Needs Scholarships, the number of academic courses students must enroll in will be considered on a case-by-case basis, although, where possible, a minimum of four academic courses is recommended. Please note that scholarships can be granted for credit-bearing courses only.
Students must maintain the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) necessary in order to continue receiving scholarship funding. The specific CGPA requirements vary according to the type of scholarship applied for. These details are outlined in the specific scholarship descriptions.
Scholarships are not valid for summer semesters.
Scholarships are only valid for current tuition fees.
Students can apply for more than one scholarship, provided they meet the eligibility requirements. In case a student qualifies for more than one reduction, scholarship or discount, the student will be given the chance to choose the scholarship with the highest value.
All remaining fees (tuition and housing) must be paid promptly in order to receive and maintain the scholarship.
Please note the following condition

Scholarship recipients or those who qualify for a reduction in the cost of tuition may not appeal the decision of the University, or the percentage or amount of reduction assigned. The decision to grant or deny a reduction in cost is final.

Application Deadlines

The scholarship application deadline for the fall semester is July 7th.
The scholarship application deadline for the spring semester is December 20th.
Please note that late or incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered by the scholarship committee.
Applicants must email their scholarship application forms (or visit the scholarship section of Student Affairs), along with all supporting documents (as detailed in the relevant sections of the different scholarship types) to scholarship@cud.ac.ae

Financial Hardship Scholarship

The objective of these scholarships is to promote access to higher education to students facing financial hardship. A tuition waiver of up-to 30% can be applied as evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Overall Terms and Conditions
Financial Hardship Scholarships are valid for one semester only.
Students can reapply each semester to continue their scholarship.
Deadlines for the fall semester (July 7th) and spring semester (December 20) must be met.
Financial Hardship Scholarships do not apply for summer semesters
For high school applicants to be eligible, they must have a minimum academic achievement of 75%.
Returning students are required to achieve a minimum of a 2.8 CGPA to be eligible to apply/ reapply for the Financial Hardship Scholarship.
Successful applicants will be required to contribute up to 15 hours per month of community service as part of their commitment to the University.
Applications for the Financial Hardship Scholarship must include:
Completed application form
Current rental contract
Bank statements
Employee certificate and salary statement for each employed family member
Copy of passport and visa for all working family members (or both parents)
Certificates of educational tuition fees for each sibling
All documentation will be kept confidential. Any application with incomplete documentation cannot be considered by the scholarship committee when awarding the Financial Hardship Scholarships.
The Guiding Principles for Canadian University Dubai scholarships must be met.

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Overall Terms and Conditions
To be considered eligible for the Academic Excellence Scholarship, students need to be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Scholarships awarded for the fall semester are valid for one year, provided that the CGPA is maintained as per the information below and provided the student registers for at least 12 credit hours per semester.
Scholarships awarded for the spring semester are valid for one semester only.
Deadlines for the fall semester (July 7th) and spring semester (December 20th) must be met.
Scholarships do not apply for summer semesters.
Applicants must email their scholarship application forms along with all supporting documentation to scholarship@cud.ac.ae by July 7th (fall intake) or December 20th (spring intake).
Late or incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered by the scholarship committee

Sports Scholarship

This scholarship is meant for elite and talented athletes from any sport who have competed and achieved success at least at a city level. Sports Scholarships are awarded based on the applicant’s sports achievement level and their academic performance. A tuition waiver of up to 30% can be applied accordingly.

Overall Terms and Conditions
Sports Scholarships are valid for one semester only.
Students can reapply each semester to continue their scholarship.
Deadlines for the fall semester (July 7th) and spring semester (December 20th) must be met.
Sports Scholarships do not apply for summer semesters.
For high school applicants to be eligible, they must have a minimum academic achievement of 70%.
Returning students are required to achieve a minimum of a 3.0 CGPA to be eligible to apply/ reapply for the Sports Scholarship.
Successful applicants will be required to support the sports department in different events and will be required to contribute up to 15 hours per month of community service as part of their commitment to the University.
Applications for the Sports Scholarship must include:
Completed application form
Brief bio including relevant sport accomplishments
Scanned copies of references from the applicant’s coach and/or PE teacher on institutional letterhead
Scanned copies of certificates relevant to the sport the applicant is applying for
The Guiding Principles for Canadian University Dubai scholarships must be met.

Special Needs Scholarship

We at Canadian University Dubai pledge to provide an inclusive learning environment and to support the cognitive, emotional and creative development of students with disabilities. Special needs may be justified by physical or other disabilities.

Students eligible for a Special Needs Scholarship will benefit from a tuition reduction of up to 30%.

Overall Terms and Conditions
For students applying for the Special Needs Scholarship at the point of admission to the University, the academic average will be considered by the scholarship committee on a case-by-case basis.
For current students, a minimum CGPA of 2.0 is required to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Deadlines for the fall semester (July 7th) and spring semester (December 20th) must be met.
Special Needs Scholarships do not apply for summer semesters.
Students are required to provide an up-to-date professionally documented diagnosis that will be kept confidentially.
The scholarship application is reviewed by and subject to the scholarship committee’s discretion.
The Guiding Principles for Canadian University Dubai scholarships must be met.

Special Talent Scholarship
This scholarship is meant for elite and talented individuals from any field who have competed and achieved success at a city level or beyond. Special Talent Scholarships are awarded based on the applicant’s achievement level and their academic performance. A tuition waiver of up to 30% can be applied accordingly.

Overall Terms and Conditions
Special Talent Scholarships are valid for one semester only.
Students can reapply each semester to continue their scholarship.
Deadlines for the fall semester (July 7th) and spring semester (December 20th) must be met.
Special Talent Scholarships do not apply for summer semesters.
For high school applicants to be eligible, they must have a minimum academic achievement of 70%.
Returning students are required to achieve a minimum of a 3.0 CGPA to be eligible to apply/ reapply for the Special Talent Scholarship.
Successful applicants will be required to contribute up to 15 hours per month of community service as part of their commitment to the University.
Applications for the Special Talent Scholarship must include
Completed application form
Documents supporting accomplishment within the applicant’s talent field
Certificates relevant to the applicant’s talent
Recommendations from teachers, trainers or professionals from within the applicant’s talent field
The Guiding Principles for Canadian University Dubai scholarships must be met.

APPLICATION LINK: https://www.cud.ac.ae/scholarships

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