Zayed University is offering three different types of undergraduate Scholarships and is open to all the International students. These ZU UAE scholarships 2020-21 are Undergraduate Merit Scholarships, Undergraduate Family Grant, and Undergraduate Tuition Fee Discount for Children of ZU Employees.

Zayed University is one of the government-sponsored universities in the United Arab Emirates. It was established in 1998.  The ZU is officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This means that the Zayed University programs and courses are recognized internationally.

Zayed University offers Undergraduate Scholarships to both male and female students. The ZU scholarships are available for undergraduate programs offered by the university. Further details of the program are discussed below.

Zayed University Scholarship in UAE

Host Country

  • United Arab Emirates

Host University

  • Zayed University

Course Level

  • Undergraduate Degree Programs

Programs Offered By Zayed University

Programs offered by the Zayed University are as under;


Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

  • Animation Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Visual Art

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Multimedia Design (joint with the College of Technological Innovation and


Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business

  • Major in Accounting
  • Major in Finance
  • Major in Human Resource Management
  • Major in Marketing and Entrepreneurship


Bachelor of Science (BS) in Communication and Media Sciences

  • Concentration in Integrated Strategic Communications
  • Concentration in Tourism and Cultural Communications
  • Concentration in Media Production and Storytelling


Bachelor of Science (BS.Ed) in Education

  • Concentration in Early Childhood Education (PreK-Grade 3)


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Public Health and Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology and Human Services (joint with the College of Education)


Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in International Studies

  • Concentration in International Relations
  • Concentration in Middle East/Gulf Studies
  • Concentration in Political Economy and Development

Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Emirati Studies

  • (joint with College of Communication and Media Sciences and College of Arts and Creative Enterprises)


Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology

  • Concentration in Security and Network Technologies
  • Concentration in Web and Mobile Application Development

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems and Technology Management

(Joint with College of Business)

  • Concentration in Management information system
  • Concentration in Enterprise Systems
  • Concentration in Business Intelligence

ZU Undergraduate Scholarships

 The ZU is offering three different types of scholarships in UAE:

1. Zayed University Undergraduate Merit Scholarships: This scholarship is awarded on the basis of the academic performance of the final year of High School. International students from all over the world can apply. It covers 50% of Tuition Fees.

Eligibility Criteria: You need to get a minimum of 95% or equivalent. TOEFL & IELTS is required (IELTS 6.0, no band less than 5.5 & TOEFL ibT of 80. You need to spend 4-6 hours of work per week on campus.

2. Undergraduate Family Grant: Offered to the children of those families that have more than one daughter/son is studying an undergraduate program at Zayed University. Must be enrolled in any undergraduate programs. It covers 25% of the tuition fees for each sibling after the first one.

3. Undergraduate Tuition Fee Discount for Children of ZU Employees: Offered to the children of those families who are currently working at Zayed University. Children of ZU administrators, staff and faculty can avail this scholarship. This scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fees.

Documents Requirement

  • High school diploma/Degree
  • Official IELTS/TOEFL certificate
  • Financial Statement of the students’ guardian or you can attach a salary letter 
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Visa copy
  • Clear personal photo
  • Reference Letter from recent high school
  • Essay (Include your achievements and community service)

Extra Important Documents for Undergraduate Merit scholarship

  • Proof of any awards or achievements.

Extra Important Documents for Undergraduate Family Grant

  •  To whom it may concern letter from ZU HR department
  • Birth certificate

How to Apply?

  • First, click on the Apply Now button below.
  • After that, select a scholarship request.
  • Fill the online scholarship application form.
  • Attach all the required documents.

Last Date to Apply

The last date to apply for the Zayed University Scholarship in UAE 2020-21 is 30th June, 2020. 

Application Procedure

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