DEWA opens registration for students in Hatta to apply for scholarships in the UAE and abroad


As part of efforts to support Emirati youth and enhance the capabilities of Emirati talent, in adherence with the Emiratisation strategy, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has opened registration for students in Hatta to apply for scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to university students enrolled in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or civil engineering degrees. High school students with an average score of over 80% in science, are eligible to apply.

H.E Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer MD&CEO - DEWA“The scholarship programme is part of our efforts to achieve the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan. We taking greater steps towards achieving sustainable development by addressing Hatta’s developmental, societal, economic, and environmental requirements. Through this programme, DEWA will provide Emirati students living in Hatta, with scholarships in the electricity and water sectors. This will ensure sustainable development by involving students in academic programmes, according to the highest international standards, allowing students to become qualified and efficiently contribute to the development of Hatta,’ said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.

“DEWA realises the importance of developing the abilities of Emirati human resources, and has launched a number of leading scholarship programmes for DEWA employees in various departments. We are committed to enhancing our position as a role model for government entities, by launching training and scholarship programmes, enabling students to benefit from academic opportunities at home and abroad, within a number of energy related sectors. Our scholarship programmes have been launched in cooperation with some of the best local and international universities, and have had a positive impact on enhancing the academic performance and professionalism of Emirati nationals. This supports our efforts to achieve the Emiratisation strategy, by developing capabilities, and creating a generation capable of becoming future leaders,” added Al Tayer.

Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA, praised the applicants of the scholarship programme, noting that DEWA takes priority in developing the capabilities of the Emirati youth, while encouraging them to innovate and achieve excellence. This will enable them to achieve DEWA’s ambitious vision and future objectives, and play an effective role in the future water and energy sectors.