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 payments are paid to both undergraduate and graduate students.
  • 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 to be paid on the first day of each month. To ensure that they arrive before that time, the accounting department tries to deposit the funds into the students’ bank accounts via Electronic Funds Transfer on the 24th - 26th of the preceding month.
  • The total allowances/salaries for summer vacation (June, July, and August) are allowed to be disbursed in one payment at the beginning of the vacation with written request by the student.
  • 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 Counselor.
  • Marital allowances to be paid to scholar on the condition that his/her family must stay in the US permanently and to be verified annually by the Cultural Division in Washington, DC.
  • Upon graduation, the student will receive a 1 month allowance/salary as a bonus to help him/her return to the UAE.
Other Allowances
  • Annual allowance for books, clothing and travel.

  • 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 tuition mandatory fees complementary to a student’s study.

  • 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 DHS.
  • Shipping allowances are paid to scholars’ upon graduation. The shipping allowances are limited to the maximum of US $545.

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