UAE has always been lauded as the ‘land’ of learning ancient subjects along with encountering intriguing aspects of modern architecture, which is very uncommon to the rest of the world. Therefore, opting this ‘elongated’ landmass as a place to study ancient history, philology, modern engineering, science and architecture is alluring to lots of global students.
Although, you can apply for numerous government and privately sponsored scholarships for carrying out annual 35,000 to 75,000 AED tuition fees, yet plenty of special privately held bodies regularly put up innovative fellowship amounts; which is small but very appreciable.
2000 AED scholarship programme by zoutons.ae is one such that enables a cash reward based on essay writing (on top e-commerce brand) competition. So, let’s disinter the details of this special programme.
What the program is all about
An essay writing project with a reward of 2000 AED cash
Application starting date
Already have started from the onset of June, 2021
Application ending date
End of Feb, 2022
Whom the award for
Global students seeking admission at UAE
Online only at zoutons.ae
Admission, only for undergraduate and graduate course
545 USD, 392 Pound, 40, 348 INR, 2,042 Saudi Riyal etc.
Word limit of the essay
Not more than 1500
Declaration of result
March 15, 2022
While you may be regularly updated about world class universities of USA, UK and Australia, UAE still ranks a little far in comparison. But finding a relevant pair is really tough while looking for top class teachings on an ancient study course, studies on semiotics (i.e. symbology), modern architectural science or modern MBA etc. Therefore, before wheeling on the essay based scholarship programs, you can roll a smart glance to these universities ranked top in the UAE.
United Arab Emirates University
American University of Sharjah
American University in Dubai
Average annual costs of these universities circulate between 35 to 70,000 AED for undergraduate courses and 55 to 75,000 AED for postgraduate. Despite governmental and sponsored funding, you may also participate in part time jobs at library, cafes that help you to earn 3000-6000 AED monthly, enough to carry living expenses.
**Note: admission process at UAE is similar to an UK or USA university; starts from September each year
To get 2000 UAE Dirham reward points via this innovative programme you have to ensure a few simple eligibility criteria details, which are marked below.
As the program solely for graduate & undergraduate programme, you’ve to be at least 18+ in age
When and how to claim it
Only after your admission gets completed to an UAE university
Syntax & content of essay
Pick one of any UAE’s top Ecommerce brands present on Zoutons.ae and submit your review. You can choose from over 140+ brands. Keep the word limit between 1000-1500 words
Limitations you must maintain
Essay should be free of grammatical errors and have captive grasp on words
It should not be plagiarised
It should be devoid of biased or offensive inputs such as poking pious faith, slang and pornographic contents, dark & mendacious ideologies etc.
Take your time to get ready for the application procedure once you become familiar with the eligibility criteria. There is no need to rush in as you will get enough time to apply. So, complete your pending and priority tasks first and then proceed. However, you must also note that there is no first come first rule for the programme.
Hence, the lucid steps for application are as follows...
Browse and log into zoutons.ae
Then search and open the scholarship portal
Start registration process with your name, valid email address, passport photo, age and so on
After you are finished with all these, upload your essay to the required place, that’s all.
Application is open from June, 2021 to Feb 28, 2022.
**Note: Remember, there is no application fee associated with, so, no need to be agitated.
Select a brand you feel , you can review well about, do an impactful research and then put your thoughts on paper. To get a little assistance on choosing your topic for review, you can visit Zouton.ae and scan through the available store list. With over 140 brands, ranging in all categories, you can pick you desired brand and proceed with your research and reviewing essay.
Here's a quick brief on how to get started:
Choose a brand from the list given on the website
Make a detailed research on the brand website you select. Take reference from zoutons.ae.
Try to focus on the essay area and avoid writing far fetched content.
In addition to these three basic parameters, pay a concentrated attention to essay structure and syntax. Such as:
Grammatical and punctuation easiness
Concordination between your thoughts and articulations
Link and connection among paragraphs
Well, after you get accomplished with the scholarship application, you must also adhere to the guidelines and limitations put up by the sponsoring group. Which are as follows.
The application can be accessed only once per user
Only one candidate will be selected as winner for the award
The writeup should be written in English Language
You can’t ask personal favour for preponing the result announcement or similar solicits
The award comes only in cash therefore, devoid of extra benefits
The award would directly be sent to the registered university, where you've taken admission. Hence, you can’t claim it personally without showing valid proof.
You don’t need to worry about tax deductions as the UAE govt. doesn’t levy tax on individuals
No further request will be entertained after the reward program gets over.
The sponsor's decision will be the final and last.
As the last date of the application is 28th February of 2022, you can send the article till this date but not after the deadline. And you will receive an automatic notification at your email once the result is out.
Selection of the winner preoccupies to following points
Creativity on topic selection
Smart and lucid concatenation between individual thought and words
Presentation as well as engaging storytelling
Looking for specific insights; related to contemporary social or global issues, if raised
Grammatical coherence and righteousness
Punctuation, spelling, proofread
Marking collocation etc.
So, stay tuned up with this scholarship program, write an engaging essay on your favourite topic, win the honour and let your dream to study at a top ranked Middle East University fulfilled. It’s true that the amount is not huge but enough to buy you one side’s flight ticket! Moreover, a reward is a reward! So, apply at zoutons.ae and wait for a happy boarding to UAE in September 2022 !