The Abraaj Group is recognised as a leading investor in growth markets with a long-standing track record of engaging with stakeholders. Consistent with its desire to be fully integrated in the markets in which it operates, Abraaj is delighted to expand its support of emerging creative talent around the world by working closely with the Royal College of Art in establishing this Scholarship.
Study subjects and level:
Scholarship is provided in all subjects offered at Royal College of Art in London. This Scholarship for pursuing masters degree program.
Eligibility to apply:
Candidates from the 23 countries in which the Abraaj Group operates: UAE; Turkey; Mexico; Singapore; Algeria; Brunei; Colombia; Egypt; Ghana; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Malaysia; Morocco; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; Thailand; and Tunisia.
Number of Scholarships:
A cohort of five outstanding scholars will be selected for the scholarship.
Scholarship is awarded every year, for a period of five years.
The Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship will cover full international tuition fees to study at a Master’s level for two years at the Royal College of Art in London. A significant contribution towards living costs will also be provided.
To be awarded a Scholarship, candidates must demonstrate the potential to change the way people think and behave, and in doing so share the values of Abraaj in working for the betterment of the life and culture of their home countries.
A shortlist will be invited to make an application. If applicants have not been invited to make an application by the second week in May 2015 they should assume they have not been successful.
How to Apply?
Students should apply directly to the College and follow the standard MA Application Process. The College will have absolute discretion on whether or not to provide a conditional acceptance. Applicants from all eligible countries will be automatically considered for the scholarship and a shortlist will be invited to make an application. If applicants have not been invited to make an application by the second week in May 2015 they should assume they have not been sucessful.
10 April, 2015. Late course applications within March and April may also be considered.