Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students (previously known as TSS)

Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students (previously known as TSS)

 

ADEK provides outstanding Emirati students with an excellent learning opportunity to pursue their undergraduate studies at leading universities abroad. The program targets Grade 12 students in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi along with currently enrolled undergraduate students attending universities overseas.

 

Eligibility

The program is open for Emirati Grade 12 students along with undergraduate university students under 24 years of age who meet the following criteria:

Applicants must pass ADEK tests and have the following records:

Grade 12 students

  • Enrolled in a school in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Score of at least 85% or equivalent in grade 11
  • Score of at least 90% or equivalent in grade 12 (Term1 result and end year result)
  • A minimum score of 1100 in EmSAT math and one additional EmSAT science subject
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (Academic) or 60 in TOEFL iBT
  • Academic admission (unconditional offer) from a top 150 institution/university (click here to view the list of recommended universities abroad)

Undergraduate students attending universities overseas

  • Enrollment at a top 150 institution/university (click here to view the list of recommended universities abroad)
  • Successful completion of 30-90 university credit hours
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (Academic) or 60 in TOEFL iBT 

     

    Areas of Study

    The areas of study include various majors according to the needs of the sectors outlined below:

    • Energy
    • Logistics
    • Aerospace
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Tourism and Hospitality
    • Medicine and Health
    • Defense

     

    Registration

    Registration opens in March 2021.

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