Scholarships & Financial Aid Bursaries

Scholarships, and financial aid bursaries are part of Curtin’s commitment to rewarding academic excellence, supporting research and enabling students from all backgrounds to realise their potential.

These opportunities are available for both commencing and current Curtin Dubai undergraduate and postgraduate students. Scholarships are more than just financial support, they can enhance your portfolio of achievements. To find out if you qualify for it, you would be required to fill in an application.

Curtin Dubai Funding Opportunities

Before applying, it’s important to understand the different types of funding available to prospective and current Curtin University Dubai students:

  • A Scholarship is granted to a student for merit in academic study, industry contribution, and service to the community or any other achievement
  • A Bursary is a need-based financial aid granted to a student
  • A Tuition Grant is a grant-in-aid granted to a student, without merit or financial aid, as part of the Campus’s policy or for excellence in other activities
All applications are reviewed by the Dean’s office and the scholarship committee. Recipients will have to maintain the prescribed academic grades in order to retain funding.
Discover your Funding options

Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarship has been developed to reward students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their high school exams, and want to pursue study at Curtin University Dubai.

Professional Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Applicants

This scholarship has been developed to reward postgraduate students who either distinguished themselves in their undergraduate studies or have made a substantial contribution to society through their leadership.

Sports Excellence Scholarship

The Excellence in Sports Scholarship is awarded to students who have won accolades at the inter-state and national level.

Pro-Vice Chancellor's Scholarship for Undergraduate Applicants

A maximum of one eligible student may be awarded by the Pro-Vice Chancellor based on a range of criteria, including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc., and is open to both domestic and international students.

SP Wahi Scholarship for Excellence for Undergraduate Applicants

A maximum of one eligible student may be awarded by the Founder based on a range of criteria, including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc., and is open to both domestic and international students.

Financial Aid Bursary

Financial Aid Scholarship has been developed to encourage and support students who have limited financial resources to fund their studies at Curtin Dubai. To be eligible for financial aid, students must have a satisfactory academic performance, and be able to demonstrate financial need and provide documentation to support their situation.

Women in Engineering Grant

The Women in Engineering Scholarship has been developed to reward female students who receive outstanding high school grades in Science, IT, Engineering, or Mathematics. This scholarship category is open to both domestic and international female students applying for engineering programs at Curtin Dubai.

Alumni Grant

This scholarship category is applicable to students who have previously graduated with a degree (with a grade of 6 or above) from any of the Curtin campuses across the globe, who qualify and decide to join one of the Curtin University Dubai’s postgraduate taught programs.

Family Grant

This scholarship is offered when two or more students from the same immediate family enrol into any foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate program (full time only, not applicable for part time study). Immediate family members include parents, spouse, and siblings.

Australian/UAE National Grant

This exclusive bursary is available to all Emirati and Australian national applicants.

Early Bird Offer

Early applicants who successfully receive an offer letter of admission and register within their offer conditions are eligible for this tuition grant.

Applications Evening and other grants

Applicants who successfully register at one of our application evenings and campus open days are eligible for this tuition grant.

Contact For Funding

We are open from Saturday – Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm, except on holidays.

Future Students' Centre

Dubai International Academic City (map)

Phone : +971 4 245 2500

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