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Scholarships

We have an extensive range of scholarships and grants to recognize your outstanding academic achievements and support you in your studies – we support new and returning students at every stage. The following sections will help you identify which type of scholarship or grant is right for you.

Click here to download the scholarship application form. The form can be emailed to scholarships@mdx.ac along with the supporting documents (email should not exceed 10MB and should not include zip/rar compressed file formats).

Scholarships and grants available at Middlesex University Dubai include:

General guidelines and additional information about our Scholarships and Grants are available here.

School Outreach Programme

Middlesex University Dubai recognises the significant contributions that schools make in preparing their students for success at university and in their personal and professional lives. Students of selected schools receive special benefits. To find out if your school is a participant in Middlesex University Dubai’s School Outreach Programme and the special benefits that are available to students from those schools, please click here.

Distinguished High School Programme – International Schools

Middlesex University Dubai recognises the significant contributions that international schools make in preparing their students for success at university and in their personal and professional lives. Students of selected schools receive special benefits. To find out if your school is a participant in Middlesex University Dubai’s Distinguished High School Programme and the special benefits that are available to students from those schools, please click here.

Academic Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to the top 10 new undergraduate applicants. Academic Excellence Scholarships winners receive between 100% to 20% waiver on tuition fees at Middlesex University Dubai for the full duration of their programmes (subject to academic performance and other requirements). These scholarships are awarded in the Autumn Term (starting September) and are highly competitive.

Rise Up Grants

Rise Up Grants are offered to new undergraduate candidates who are from financially disadvantaged backgrounds who show potential to rise up and excel. These scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate evidence of financial hardship and significant academic achievements along with extra-curricular and community contributions. Winners are rewarded with 10%-50% grants towards the tuition fees at Middlesex University Dubai for the full duration of their programme (subject to academic performance and other requirements). Application details are available with our Admissions Office.

Middlesex United Sports Scholarships

The Middlesex United Sports Scholarship has been designed specifically for students who have shown an aptitude in sporting and academic performance prior to joining Middlesex and who wish to fulfil their sporting and academic ambitions whilst at University. This is awarded for success in sport achievement at national and/or international level in an organised sport (individual or team) and is open to undergraduate students. The scholarships toward tuition fees at Middlesex University Dubai are generally for the full duration of study (subject to academic performance and other requirements). Application details are available with our Admissions Office. Apply before 1st of September 2012.

Global Excellence Scholarships

Middlesex University Dubai has two Global Excellence Scholarships available to potential undergraduate international students demonstrating outstanding academic excellence. Candidates receive up to 50% scholarships towards annual tuition fees at Middlesex for the full duration of their programmes. Recipients must demonstrate exceptional results in secondary schooling in their home countries along with leadership in community service and school extracurricular activities. Application details are available with our Admissions Office.

Middlesex Graduate Awards

Now Middlesex graduates have even more reasons to become life-long learners. If you have completed an undergraduate programme at Middlesex University Dubai and want to enrol for further studies at the postgraduate level, the University will award you a grant of AED 6,000 which you can use towards your postgraduate tuition fees. You may use these grants towards any of our postgraduate programmes on offer.

Middlesex Progress Scholarship (IFP Students)

This scholarship is awarded to the top ranking student of the Middlesex University International Foundation Programme who enrols for an undergraduate course at the University. The scholarship carries a 50% tuition fee waiver for the first year of study in any undergraduate programme. IFP students should definitely consider working towards this scholarship.

Middlesex Elite Scholarships (Current Students)

This prestigious award is presented to the top student in Level 1 and in Level 2 within each School at Middlesex University Dubai. The Elite Scholarship comprises of a 50% tuition grant which our current students apply towards their subsequent year of studies.

‘Loyal to Middlesex’ Grants

If you have a member of your immediate family (spouses, siblings and parents) enrolled as full-fee paying students at Middlesex University Dubai, you can avail of a 10% grant towards your tuition fees every year even if he/she has already graduated from the University.

Distinguished APTECH-Nigeria Graduate Scholarships

In recognition of their high quality of education and achievement, the top graduate in each APTECH Centre in Nigeria who wants to articulate to Middlesex Dubai, and is eligible to enrol in Year 2 or Year 3 of our undergraduate programmes, will receive a 20% scholarship towards tuition fees.

All other ATPECH graduates who articulate to our undergraduate programmes and are eligible to enroll in Year 2 or Year 3, will receive a 10% tuition grant (Middlesex University Dubai – APTECH Articulation Grant).

Distinguished EDEXCEL Graduate Grants

Middlesex University Dubai has partnered with EDEXCEL, the UK’s largest testing and academic and vocational qualifications awarding body, to offer special benefits for graduates of EDEXCEL. This exclusive partnership will allow candidates who have completed Higher National Diploma or Higher Diploma qualifications awarded by EDEXCEL to complete our Honours bachelors’ degrees with pre-accreditation. This will enable students to be placed at Level 2 or Level 3 of an appropriate undergraduate programme. Furthermore graduates of HD/HND qualifications who wish to articulate to undergraduate programmes at Middlesex University Dubai will receive a 10% grant towards their tuition fees. To check out your eligibility for advanced placement, please contact our Admissions Office.

 Staff and Family Members Tuition Fee Support

Tuition Fee Support is available to full-time staff at Middlesex University Dubai and their immediate family members. This policy does not apply to part-time or casual staff. Full-time staff applying for this scheme will have successfully completed their probation requirements prior to making the application.

Eligible staff and their families will receive a 50% discount towards tuition fees for foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate studies at Middlesex University Dubai.

The Staff Tuition Fee Support Policy cannot be combined with any other fee discount or scholarship scheme offered by Middlesex University Dubai.

Eligibility for Tuition Fee support for staff members and immediate family will continue as scheduled, even if the staff member resigns from Middlesex University Dubai as part of a loyalty reward.

Additional Information about Scholarships

All scholarships, grants and awards at Middlesex University Dubai have specific criteria for eligibility. New students must satisfy all academic and English language entry requirements for admission prior to being granted a scholarship or grant. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office for detailed information.

Scholarship and grants can be used towards Tuition Fees only; they do not include other costs of studying such as student housing, living expenses, transportation, field-trips and textbooks. A student may qualify for only one scholarship scheme per academic year and may not use the scholarship in conjunction with any other discount scheme. Scholarships are valid only for the term in which they are offered and cannot be deferred for any reason.

Candidates must satisfy all Academic and English language entry requirements for admission prior to being granted a scholarship or grant.

Candidates receiving scholarships or grants with continuing benefits must maintain minimum requirements for attendance and academic performance; failing which the University may withdraw the award.

All scholarships and grants are valid for students of the Dubai campus only and cannot be transferred to our London campuses. Students who wish to transfer to London can find out more about scholarships available there through the Middlesex University website at http://www.mdx.ac.uk/

Click here to download the scholarship application form