Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Scholarship Program

Level of study
Postgraduate taught masters, Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Engineering and Physical Sciences
United Arab Emirates
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
None. Open all year.

Award Description

The Scholarship Department at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was established in 1974. The Scholarship Department’s mission is to educate, train and prepare UAE Nationals to take up leading positions in the oil and gas industry, as part of its commitment towards the process of Emiratization of jobs both for ADNOC Headquarters and ADNOC Group of Companies.

Value of Award

Scholars enrolled in the Scholarship Program enjoy the following benefits:

  • Pre-departure Allowance
  • Yearly Travel Tickets
  • Yearly Allowances for Books & Clothing
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Cash award at the end of the semester based on academic performance
  • Cover Tuition Fees
  • Computer Allowance
  • Cash Award for Outstanding students
  • Full Health and Dental Care Coverage
  • Vast Opportunities for Training on ADNOC Sites During Summer

Eligibility Criteria

  • UAE National
  • Admission into a reputable institution which ranks among the best twenty universities, in one of the specialties listed below
  • The candidates qualifications should be relevant to the four core PI disciplines, namely:
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation and Controles or Power)
    Chemical Engineering
    Petroleum Engineering
    Petoleum Geosciences
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.5
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.5 on Master's degree level
  • Should have a strong desire and capability to pursue a career as a faculty member
  • Personal long-term objective to pursue research in areas that match ADNOC group business objectives
  • Experience gained, especially by working with the ADNOC Group of Companies would be an advantage
  • Medically fit
  • Successful interview

How to Apply

Application is through the organisation's website.


Doctoral Research Enquiry Service
0121 414 5005