2012-2013 IRENA Scholarship Programme
Call for Applications

Closing date for applications is: 31 May 2012

  1. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is now issuing its call for applications for the IRENA Scholarship Programme at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) in Abu Dhabi, for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Masdar Institute, established in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is the world’s first graduate-level university dedicated to providing solutions to issues of sustainability, focusing on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. Masdar’s faculty, students, and staff work in a vibrant research community, integrating technology, policy, and systems.

  2. With the support of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, up to twenty IRENA scholarships are offered annually for interested Master of Science students in the eight programmes offered at Masdar Institute: Chemical Engineering, Computing and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, and Water and Environmental Engineering.

  3. Special consideration will be given to applicants from developing countries in order to support countries most severely affected by today’s challenges such as energy access, energy security and climate change.

  4. Additional information on the IRENA Scholarship Programme, including entry requirements and the selection process, is available on the IRENA website (www.irena.org) or via email at: scholars@irena.org