ENOC Group Offers UAE Nationals Energy Scholarships in Collaboration With Heriot-Watt University

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Published May 22nd, 2018 - 09:20 GMT
Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC
Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC

ENOC Group announced the start of the application process for a post graduate Master’s Degree in Energy from Heriot-Watt University in Dubai.  The ENOC Energy Scholarship programme will provide four UAE Nationals, two of which will be ENOC employees and two external candidates with an opportunity to pursue a master’s degree, covering tuition fees for selected candidates.

The inaugural MSc in Energy program will offer young UAE Nationals the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skillsets needed to meet the challenges of, and develop opportunities within, the energy industry. Students who complete the scholarship programme successfully will be offered an opportunity to join ENOC, where they will experience working in the energy sector, and develop an understanding of key principles such as energy efficiency, resource management, and sustainable best practices in the UAE’s energy landscape.

His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, said: “There is a growing demand in in the energy industry for innovative solutions to create a new, sustainable energy future, especially in the UAE. At ENOC, we aim to support national talent within our organisation and in the UAE to achieve their career goals through the pursuit of higher education.”

ENOC employees who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with a major in any of the following disciplines - Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Energy, Environment and Sustainability – and have worked with the Group for at least four years, can apply for the programme. 

Professor Ammar Kaka, Provost, Heriot-Watt University Dubai campus and vice principal (Dubai), said, “We are delighted to be partnering with ENOC for this excellent initiative. Giving the opportunity to support Emirati students who will receive a world-class education here at Heriot-Watt University's Dubai campus. Having strong relationships with industry leaders, such as ENOC, is fundamental to our Heriot-Watt University's ability to support the UAE's vision for a sustainable future.

External applicants who are currently in their final year of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering in any of the disciplines – Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Energy, Environment and Sustainability are eligible to enrol in the programme.

Over the years, ENOC has established various workplace activities, including training programmes that focus on the employee’s professional development. Some these include business etiquette, office productivity and time management. Other training programmes are focus on energy conservation and auditing. 

Prospective candidates can apply for the scholarship by visiting the ENOC portal : https://scholarship.enoc.com and completing the online application process. Applications for the scholarship will close on May 30, 2018.

Background Information

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)

Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) L.L.C. is a leading integrated global oil and gas player operating across the energy sector value chain. A wholly owned company of the Government of Dubai, ENOC was initially established in 1993.


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