Scholarships and Discounts

Note: The below discounts/scholarships are not applicable for visiting, short course, or PhD students. Terms & Conditions apply.

Special Discounts

# Category Percentage*
1 UAE/GCC Nationals 10%
2 Students working in Government Sector 10%
3 Relatives (brothers/sisters/husband/wife) 10%
4 Employees of UD/DCCI  15%
5 UD Alumni and sons/daughters/brothers/sisters of UD Alumni 10%
6 GPA of ≥ 3.60 at the end of term 20%
7 Holders of Homat Al Wattan Card ( حاملي بطاقة حماة الوطن) 25%
  *The maximum discount permissible per student is 30%. Except for No. 7

Referral Discount

Current students are granted 5% on tuition fees for their next semester for each new student they refer UD to. Students may get up to 50% discount.

Business Partners Discount

Students working in one of the below partner companies will get 20% discount on tuition fees.

  • Department of Economic Development in Dubai
  • Land Department in Dubai
  • Financial Audit Department
  • Beit Al Khair Society
  • Wasl
  • Dubai Courts (Including Spouse & Children)

Academic Partners Scholarships & Discounts

University of Dubai has partnered with the following schools to provide their students with discounts should they apply to UD. Graduates are entitled to a 20% discount on tuition fees. Students scoring 85% or above are entitled to a different scheme as shown below.

  1. Dubai International School (DIS) Al Garhoud.
  2. Dubai International School (DIS) Al Barsha.
  3. Al Maarifa International Private School (MIS).
  4. Sharjah American International School (SAIS) Dubai & Sharjah
  5. American International School (AIS).
  6. Al Shorouq Private School (SPS).
  7. National Charity Schools for boys and girls (NCS).
  8. New World Private School (NWPS).

Scholarship Table

High school % Scholarship Scheme
≥ 90 %
  • Students will be granted a scholarship of 50% and they must maintain CGPA of  ≥3.6 in order to preserve it
  • If CGPA was  between 3.3 to 3.59 scholarship will be reduced to 30%
  • If CGPA was below 3.3 scholarship will be reduced to 20%
≥ 85%
  • Students will be granted a scholarship of 30% and they must maintain CGPA of  ≥3.3 in order to preserve it
  • If CGPA was below 3.3 scholarship will be reduced to 20%

Merit Based Scholarship

University of Dubai offers a partial merit based scholarship of 50% on tuition fees for students with an outstanding achievement in their high school scoring 90% and above or equivalent.

Partial Scholarship

Students who complete SAT, meet English requirements (IELTS/TOEFL) and provide a high school score of 70% and above are granted a partial scholarship of 8 free courses during their study at UD.

International Students Scholarship

Applicants who have completed their high school outside the borders of UAE are granted a partial scholarship of 4 free courses during their study at UD.