Ministry of Education (MOE)

Ministry of Education (MOE) 


Innovative education for a knowledge, pioneering, and global society.


Develop an innovative Education System for a knowledge and global competitive society that includes all age groups to meet future labor market demand, by ensuring quality of the Ministry of Education outputs, and provision of best services for internal and external customers.

The Ministry is responsible for the general planning of education in the UAE. They lay down the general policy of scholarships and academic aid and monitor their affairs inside and outside the UAE, taking into account the needs of the community.

They coordinate with other ministries and with both government and private bodies in order to achieve the goals of the overall development of the UAE, and participate with the ministries and stakeholders in laying down a licensing system for the practice of professions that require high qualifications. 

Scholarship Program

Sending UAE students on scholarships to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies abroad stems from the policy drawn up by the late His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. His goal was training Emiratis so that they could participate in the dynamic growth of the UAE.

The Cultural Division of the Embassy of the UAE in Washington, DC

At the Embassy of the UAE in Washington DC, the Cultural Division is responsible for serving the students at both undergraduate and graduate levels with scholarship disbursement, academic monitoring and advising, as well as ensuring the general welfare of the students while enrolled in their programs of study.

In addition to working with the MOE-sponsored students, the Cultural Division also serves as the Ministry’s representative in the US. The Cultural Division regularly meets with faculty and staff from institutions of higher learning from around the US to further discuss matters aimed towards better partnerships for the benefit of the students as well as the United Arab Emirates.

The Cultural Division is the direct link between the students and several sponsoring agencies in the UAE. It strives to assist these students so they may accomplish their scholastic goals as well as achieve personal growth.

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