Bursaries and Scholarships


Al-Maktoum Bursaries & Scholarships provide financial assistance to students during their studies or reward academic excellence.

Please read the following information carefully and apply only if you meet the criteria. You may only apply for one award and you must have applied to study at Al-Maktoum College for a full-time course of study starting in January 2019.

Fee-only bursaries for individual units. Please email [email protected] with your enquiry.

Academic Excellence Scholarship £3000 per year plus fees.

  • High level of recent academic study
  • Hold an offer for a full-time course starting in January 2019
  • UK/EU resident

*You will be expected to show a high level of recent academic study. This could be in the form of previous high school or college qualifications, a university essay or report or anything else you think shows a high level of academic ability.

Qualifications should have been obtained in the last 3 years, however consideration may be given to evidence out with these dates.

Al-Maktoum fee-only Bursary 

  • Household income of less than £34,000 per year
  • Hold an offer for a full-time course starting in January 2019
  • UK/EU resident

Al-Maktoum subsistence Bursary £1000 towards living costs

  • Household income of less than £34,000 per year
  • Hold an offer for a full-time course starting in January 2019
  • UK/EU resident

For all awards, payments will be made in 3 instalments. For students applying to the Introductory Certificate in Arabic Language, you will receive your first payment after you have successfully completed the progress test.

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