MOE Student Financial Benefits

Monthly allowances/salaries
  • Monthly allowances/salaries are paid to full-time scholars as stated in his/her decree. Students will not be paid allowances for any month prior to the starting date of his/her scholarship.
  • Monthly allowances/salaries are paid from the first month the student arrives in the US until the time he/she graduates.
  • Monthly allowances/salaries are paid at the end of each month for the following month’s salary.  To ensure that they arrive before the end of the month, our accounting team deposits the funds into the students’ bank accounts via Electronic Funds Transfer on or around the 24th of the preceding month.
  • Monthly allowances/salaries will be paid to students via Electronic Funds Transfer only. No monthly allowances/salaries will be mailed to the students unless approved by the Cultural Attaché.
  • Marital allowances to be paid to scholar on the condition that his/her family must stay in the US permanently and to be verified semi-annually by the Cultural Division in Washington, DC.
Other Allowances
  • Annual allowance for books, clothing and travel issued by the Ministry of Education directly.
  • Tuition fees to be disbursed or paid upon presentation of a valid official document issued by the university or the college or the institute where a scholar is studying, including non-curricular mandatory fees complementary to a student’s study.
  • One economy round-trip ticket from the UAE to the US.  The ticket is provided by the Ministry of Education in the UAE each academic year issued by the Ministry of Education directly. 
  • Hotel Stay up to six (6) nights upon arrival at the beginning of the scholarship period.
  • Masters & Doctorates Dissertation Printing/Binding fees to be disbursed to scholars according to original invoices certified by the Cultural Division in Washington, DC for each academic degree and in accordance with the stated regulations of the scholarship financial law. Amount not to exceed 4000.00 AED.
  • Shipping Allowances at the end of the scholarship period.



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