Undergraduate Scholarships for New Students at The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), 2018

Application Deadline: September 6, 2018

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is inviting applicants from all around the world for its “Undergraduate Academic Merit Scholarship”.


The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), established in 1993, is  one of the  UAE’s oldest universities. The campus has over 3,500 students from more than 108 countries.

 Degree Level:  Undergraduate degree programme

Fields of Study: Any subject offered by the university

Value :

Three categories of scholarship are available to undergraduate students.

  •     50% scholarship (conditions apply)
  •     25% scholarship
  •     15% scholarship

Within each category, the number of scholarships awarded is limited and you must meet the minimum selection criteria for the relevant category in order for your application to be considered.

Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis. Once all scholarships have been awarded for a semester, no further scholarship applications will be accepted.

Place of Study: Dubai
Number of Scholarships : Not Specified

Eligible Countries: All
Eligibility/ Selection Criteria:

  • Applications are open to students of any citizenship.
  • Applications are open to new (entry level) students.
  • Applicants must have achieved the minimum grades as listed in the Curriculum table below.
  • Applicants must meet all of the academic and admission criteria to be admitted to the University and be intending to enroll in the relevant session for which they have applied.


Value of Scholarship

UAE Secondary School Certificate (Thannawiya Amma)98%90%85%
Indian CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)95%85%80%
Indian State Board Exams95%85%80%
UK A-Levels3 A grades2 A grades1 A grade
UK AS-Levels5 A grades4 A grades2 A grades
UK O-Levels6 A grades5 A grades
Iranian Pre-University (year 12)191817
International Baccalaureate403530
American High School Certificate (year 12)98%90%85%
Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking (ATAR)908580
High School Diploma (Grade 12)
(Academic track)
Russian : ATTESTAT4.84.5
Nigeria : WAEC/NECO5A4A
French Baccalaureate15/2014/2013/20

* The above list is not exhaustive and results / curricula from other countries will be taken into consideration.

English Language Requirement:

All instruction at UOWD is carried out in English and applicants will need to demonstrate English language proficiency to enroll on a programme at the university.

How to Apply: 

If you would like to apply for any of the UOWD Scholarships, you should submit an Application for Scholarship form, along with supporting documentation relevant to your chosen Scholarship (academic transcripts, completion certificate(s), awards, referee reports, alumni ID, as appropriate) to the Registrar’s Department. Applications must be received by the closing date (as listed below) and submitted via the Scholarship Form.



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