Mohammed Bin Rashid Distinguished Students Program


About the Program

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the Mohammed Bin Rashid Distinguished Students Programme at the ‘Future Dialogue’ sessions, which are taking place as part of Dubai Plan 2021. The programme aims to provide opportunities for outstanding Emirati students wishing to join the best private schools in the Emirate and give them access to the best educational services. This is in cooperation with key stakeholders in the private education sector who have a long history of operating in the Emirate and a global reputation for providing exceptional education services.

Admission Criteria

  • The student must be a UAE National from Dubai who studies in a public or private school.
  • The student must pass the entry tests and interviews conducted by the Evaluation Committee.
  • The student must register at the participating schools via the KHDA website.

Participating Schools

School NameSchool CurriculumSchool Inspection Rating 2016-2017School Location
Note: Individual school inspection reports for 2016-2017 will be made available at a later date.
Al Mizhar American AcademyUSGoodAl Mizhar 1
Uptown SchoolInternational BaccalaureateVery GoodMirdif
Jumeirah Baccalaureate SchoolInternational BaccalaureateGoodJumeirah 1
Greenfield Community SchoolInternational BaccalaureateGoodGreen Community
Dubai British SchoolUKVery GoodEmirates Hills
GEMS Dubai American AcademyUS/IBOutstandingAl Barsha 1
GEMS World AcademyInternational BaccalaureateGoodAl Barsha South
GEMS Cambridge International School, GarhoudUKGoodAl Garhoud
GEMS Royal Dubai SchoolUKOutstandingAl Mizhar 1
GEMS Wellington Academy, Al KhailUKGoodAl Khail Road
GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon OasisUK/International BaccalaureateVery GoodDubai Silicon Oasis
GEMS Wellington PrimaryUKVery GoodAl Badaa
GEMS Wellington International SchoolUK/International BaccalaureateOutstandingSheikh Zayed Road
Jumeirah CollegeUKOutstandingAl Safa
GEMS Jumeirah Primary SchoolUKOutstandingAl Safa
GEMS International SchoolInternational BaccalaureateGoodAl Khail Road
Bradenton Preparatory AcademyUSGoodDubai Sports City
GEMS FirstPoint SchoolUKGoodThe Villa Dubai
Thank you for your interest in registering in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Distinguished Students Program,
Registration is now closed for the 2017/2018 academic year.

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