Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid

Mission

The Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid is primarily responsible for providing all information, services, and assembling financial resources that are available to our brilliant students and/or needed by students who are attending Ajman University in order to obtain an educational degree. Financial aid resources are those that are provided by both internal (university and/or endowment funds), governmental and private agencies or organizations. The OSFA will provide the highest quality of services and offer as many opportunities for financial aid as possible, in combination with resources expected from student, family, and other sources, to support an eligible student in completion of a degree at Ajman University.

To accomplish this mission, resources are obtained, coordinated, distributed, and maintained in accordance with university requirements. Service to students and the university community and accountability for the administration of financial aid funds are the primary goals of the OSFA.

Vision

The Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid is an integral part of and partner in carrying out and actualizing Ajman University overall purpose and strategic planning. The fundamental purpose of the financial aid programs at Ajman University is to make college education possible for students who might otherwise be deprived of this higher education opportunity due to inadequate funds and /or previous limited educational opportunities and to seek and support funding sources to provide financial support for Ajman University students.

The OSFA seek to model campus-wide communication and collaboration while respecting the needs, values, and diversity of our students, parents, and external sponsors.

Our goal is to operate efficiently so that financial resources are used wisely and students may pursue their academic goals without distraction.

Goals
  1. Establish essential automated processes to support awarding financial aid in a timely manner.
  2. Award financial assistance to qualified students, according to governmental & organizational requirements and with a focus on individual student needs.
  3. Establish regular communication flow between the OSFA and the students/parents.
  4. Publish required consumer information concerning scholarships & financial aid program expenses, requests for reconsideration of Scholarships & financial aid results, application requirements, eligibility criteria, award procedures, student rights and responsibilities, important deadlines, and other pertinent information.
  5. Maintain regular contact with the Chancellor & Vice Chancellor for Communication and Community Affairs and other university administrators to support essential policy development and revision and to evaluate institution-wide needs related to scholarships & financial aid.
  6. Maintain a flexible, open-door operation for students who need adjustment in financial assistance or assistance in seeking, obtaining, and retaining appropriate levels of financial aid.
  7. Provide individual student/parent assistance in completing necessary applications and managing personal resources, as they are needed to augment financial assistance in covering educational expenses.
  8. Maintain active working relationships and communication with all university offices involved in the provision of financial assistance to students and with external agencies, organizations, and individuals. This includes Student Accounts, Graduate and Undergraduate Admissions, Registrar, Enrollment Marketing, Career Center, and Development Offices.
 AU Scholarships & Discounts
Ser. Scholarship/Discount (English Name) Scholarship/Discount (Arabic Name) %
1 Scholarships for Ajman Ruler's Court منح ديوان حاكم عجمان Up to 100%
2 Discounts for Ajman Local and Federal Departments خصم الدوائر المحلية والاتحادية بعجمان 20%
3 Discounts for AU Employees خصومات العاملين في جامعة عجمان Up to 100%
4 Discounts for AU Alumni & their families خصومات خريجي جامعة عجمان وعوائلهم Up to 50%
5 Discount for first-degree relatives خصم الأقارب من الدرجة الأولى Up to 20%
6 Discounts for High school students who obtain a CGPA of 90% or above خصم التميز في الثانوية العامة (للحاصلين على 90% فما فوق) 20%
7 Discounts for High school students who obtain a CGPA of 95% or above خصم التفوق في الثانوية العامة (للحاصلين على 95% فما فوق) 20%
8 Discounts for High school students who obtain a CGPA of 99% or above خصم التفوق في الثانوية العامة (للحاصلين على 99% فما فوق) Up to 50%
9 Discounts for High school toppers nationwide خصم أوائل الثانوية العامة على مستوى الدولة Up to 100%
10 Discounts for High school toppers in Ajman خصم أوائل الثانوية العامة على مستوى إمارة عجمان  Up to 100%
11 Discounts for High school top student in some countries خصم الأول في الثانوية العامة على مستوى بعض الدول 100%
12 Discounts for IGCSE/GCSE students خصم خريجي المدارس الثانوية البريطانية Up to 40%
13 Discounts for CBSE students خصم خريجي المدارس الثانوية الهندية والباكستانية Up to 40%
14 Discounts for Top Achievers خصم الامتياز Up to 20%
15 Discounts for AU best three achievers in their college خصم أوائل الكليات Up to 100%
16 Discounts for the Determined students خصومات ذوي الهمم Up to 100%
17 Discounts for Omani Students خصم الطلبة العمانيين 20%
18 Discount for Arabic Postgraduate Studies خصم ماجستير اللغة العربية 20%
19 Discounts for Referred friend خصم ترشيح صديق 20%
20 Financial Aid (Thamer Fund) المساعدات المالية (صندوق ثامر) Amount

Our Online E requests on ors.ajman.ac.ae:

  • Staff Discount Request

  • Alumni & Relatives Discount Request

  • Relatives Discount Request

  • Humaid Foundation Financial Aid Request

  • POD Discount Request

  • Thamer Fund

  • Renew Scholarship

  • Scholarship/Discount Enquiry

Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid

Dear students, welcome to Ajman University, it’s our pleasure to introduce to you in brief AU scholarships & financial aids:

  1. Ajman Ruler’s Court Scholarships: UAE nationals should submit their applications to Umm Al Moumineen Association.

  2. Ajman Government Discounts: A %20 discount shall be offered to Ajman Government Staff as of the second semester of the academic year 2016/2017 and onward in all undergraduate and graduate majors, except for the programs of the College of Medicine and College of Dentistry. However, students must maintain an average CGPA of (2.00) or more in undergraduate studies, and (3.00) in graduate studies (Master and PhD degrees) in all colleges. The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. AU Staff Discounts: A permanent faculty member as well as the administrative/technical staff will be given a discount for his/her family) wife/Husband, Sons, Brothers/Sisters) as per the scholarship & discount regulations. The student/staff must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. Discounts for Ajman University alumni & their families: These discounts are only for Ajman University Alumni at (Ajman and Fujairah campuses). These shall only apply to the students enrolled in the first semester of the academic year 2018/2019 and onward, and as below details:

  • AU Graduate Discount:

      • Students of PhD and MA degrees, all majors.

      • Approved percentage:

        • 20% discount for graduates with less than (3.00) CGPA.

        • 25% discount for graduates with (3.00) – (3.59) CGPA.

        • 30% discount for graduates with (3.60) – (3.79) CGPA.

        • 40% discount for graduates with (3.80) – (3.99) CGPA.

        • 50% discount for graduates with (4.00) CGPA.

      • The discount changes as per previous CGPA.

      • The student must maintain an average CGPA of (3.00) or more.

      • The discount does not include the Foundation Year.

      • The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  • Husband/Spouse Discount:

      • Students of PhD and MA degrees, all majors

      • 20% discount

      • The student must maintain an average CGPA of (3.00) or more.

      • The discount does not include the Foundation Year.

      • The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  • Husband/Wife & Children Discount:

      • Bachelor’s students of all majors.

      • 10% discount.

      • The student must maintain an average CGPA of (2.00) or more.

      • The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. Relatives Discount: All registered Siblings and first-degree relatives (father, mother, and children) in any bachelor program are eligible for a discount from 5%-20% according to their serial numbers and that is after submitting his/her papers through the website ors.ajman.ac.ae. This discount is not subject to the AGPA condition

  2. High School Discounts 90% or above: Students admitted in the any college except the college of Medicine and Dentistry who have high school scores of 90% or higher are eligible for a 20% Discount (for enrolment in the first semester only). High School Discount will be given after obtaining the English Proficiency test and before the end of the Add & Drop period in the first semester. The discount will not be transferred to the following semester.

  1. High School Discounts 95% or above: Students admitted in the Medicine and Dentistry bachelor programs who have high school scores of 95% or higher are eligible for a 20% Discount (for enrolment in the first semester only). High School Discount will be given after obtaining the English Proficiency test and before the end of the Add & Drop period in the first semester. The discount will not be transferred to the following semester.

  1. Merit Scholarships for High school students who obtain a CGPA of 99% or above: High School students achieving 99% or above can avail a 50% scholarship in all colleges except the College of Medicine & in their first semester only. Top five students achieving 99% or above can avail a 30% scholarship in the College of Medicine & in their first semester only.

  1. UAE High school toppers: Top students in secondary schools around UAE shall have the following scholarships throughout his/her study period:

    • 100% First Top Student

    • 75% Second Top Student

    • 50% Third Top Student

The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. Ajman High school toppers: Top students in secondary schools at the emirate of Ajman shall have the following scholarships throughout his/her study period:

    • 100% First Top Student

    • 75% Second Top Student

    • 50% Third Top Student

The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. High school top student around some countries: The first Top student on all secondary schools around the following countries shall have a 100% scholarship throughout his/her study period:

1. Saudi Arabia 7. Jordan 13. Tunisia 19.Philippines
2. Sultanate of Oman 8. Lebanon 14. Morocco 20. Nigeria
3. Kuwait 9. Syria 15. Afghanistan 21. Korea
4. Bahrain 10. Egypt 16. Pakistan 22-China
5. Iraq 11.The Sudan 17. Kazakhstan 23. Kenya
6. Palestine 12. Algeria 18. India 24. Ghana

The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. Discounts for IGCSE/GCSE students: New joining students with (International) General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE/GCSE) shall be awarded a discount possibly up to a 40% on their tuition fees in any undergraduate majors except the College of Medicine and the College of Dentistry for the first semester only. These discounts shall only be provided for the students to be enrolled in the first semester of the academic year 2019/2020 and onward.

Further requirements need to be met as follows:

  • Equivalency of IGCSE/GCSE certificate from the UAE Ministry of Education

  • Score (B) in four IGCSE/GCSE subjects, (O-Level)

  • Score (C) in one subject of (AS Level) or (A Level)

  1. Discounts for Indian and Pakistani high school students: New joining students with Indian and Pakistani high school shall be awarded a discount possibly up to a 40% on their tuition fees in any undergraduate majors except the College of Medicine and the College of Dentistry for the first semester only. These discounts shall only be provided for the students to be enrolled in the first semester of the academic year 2019/2020 and onward.

Further requirements need to be met as follows:

  • Equivalency of high school certificate from the UAE Ministry of Education

  • 60% in Indian or Pakistani high school certificate

  1. Honor Discount: Students are eligible for a 20% Discount if they pass 15 credit hours or more in the previous semester with a GPA of (4.00). Also, students are eligible for a 15% discount if they pass 15 credit hours or more in the previous semester with a GPA of (3.8 - 3.99). Also, students are eligible for a 10% discount if they pass 15 credit hours or more in the previous semester with a GPA of (3.6 - 3.799).

  2. Top college Honor Discount: Top college honor students will get a discount in the next semester following their achievement as below:

  • 100% for the first college honor student

  • 75% for the second college honor student

  • 50% for the third college honor student

  1. Discounts for the Determined students: Determined students shall be entitled to a discount up to 100% throughout their study at the Ajman University. The discount spans all undergraduate majors. The amount of discount shall be approved by the AU Chancellor. The student must maintain an average CGPA of (2.00) or more.

The student must submit an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae.

  1. Omani Students:All registered Omani students in any undergraduate program are eligible to a permanent scholarship of 20%. The student must maintain an average CGPA of (2.00) or more.

  2. Arabic Postgraduate Studies: All registered students in Master of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature will be eligible to a permanent scholarship of 20% after submitting an e request through ors.ajman.ac.ae. The discount does not include the Foundation Year. The student must maintain an average CGPA of (3.00) or more.

  3. Referred friend: Current AU students can earn a 20% Tuition Discount for referring New Students. To be eligible, a minimum of FIVE students must be referred and enrolled to AU:

    • Share your AU story with a colleague, family member or a friend who may be interested in joining one of our academic programs.

    • Once the new students enroll and completes one semester, you will receive your referral discount.

    • In case the referred student has already applied to Ajman University, the referral will be disqualified.

    • If the current student is a sibling, s/he cannot claim the referral discount.

    • The new student should fill in the referral details in the admission form via answering the question: “How did you hear about the University?”. Choose,' from a student at Ajman University.' Then mention the required data

  1. Financial Aids (Thamer Fund): Any Student who has completed 30 credit hours or more with an AGPA 2.50 or more and who is in need for a financial aid can submit his/her papers through the website ors.ajman.ac.ae and follow up with Mr. Mahran Alturokmani. Phone: (06/7056906).

General Instructions:

  1. Fees for admission, training, housing, transportation, books and student services fees are excluded from these scholarships & discounts

  2. Discounts are applicable only in the Fall & Spring semesters. Summer semester is not included

  3. A scholarship does not cover any failed, prohibited, dropped courses (after the Add & Drop period has finished) within the required credit hours of the study plan.

  4. Students cannot benefit simultaneously from more than one discount. In this case the higher discount will be applicable.

For information or inquiry kindly visit the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid in Student Hub, 1st floor:

  • Alaa Al Dalu, Scholarship & Financial aid Officer -Phone 06/7055973 -Email a.aldalu@ajman.ac.ae

  • Mohran Al Turokmani, Scholarship & Financial aid Secretary -Phone 06/7056906 -Email m.alturokmani@ajman.ac.ae

Staff Details:
Name Job Title
Heba Amer Al Khatib Scholarship & Financial Aid Manager
Alaa Ali Al Dalu Scholarship & Financial Aid Officer
Mohran Ghassan Al Turokmani Scholarship & Financial Aid Secretary
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