Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was once the historical capital of the region. Translated literally from Arabic to English, 'Ras Al Khaimah' means 'Head of the Tent'. The beauty of RAK is reflected in its traditions, historic sites and diverse landscapes. Lo...
Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was once the historical capital of the region. Translated literally from Arabic to English, 'Ras Al Khaimah' means 'Head of the Tent'. The beauty of RAK is reflected in its traditions, historic sites and diverse landscapes. Located at the mouth of the Gulf, only an hour drive from Dubai, RAK is an ideal location for students who want be immersed in Arabic culture yet have easy access to Dubai, white sandy beaches, majestic Hajjar Mountains, expansive desert and sands dunes.
Study at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK)
Wide selection of courses in various academic disciplines
Maximum of 18 credits (5 courses) per semester
Transcripts issued by AURAK and/or Lincoln University (accredited in the USA)
Cultural field trips in RAk, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman coast.
KEI Travel Grants provide students awards of $500 to $1,000, and are based on a combination of academic merit and financial need.
$500 to $1,000
Students must apply by their program's application deadline.
Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and demonstrate financial need, leadership potential and involvement in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those who apply early and those applying to study abroad for two or more semesters. To apply for a KEI Travel Grant, students must submit the following: 1.) copy of their school's financial aid award letter; 2.) a 500-word essay outlining how the KEI Travel Grant will make a decisive difference in their ability to study abroad. The essay should also include a description of your academic and extracurricular achievements, and rationale for financial assistance. 3.) If awarded a grant, students must then participate in a mini-internship with KEI and successfully complete the requirements toward the grant.