There is a 4-year grant on ticks and tick borne diseases at UAE University with a stipend for a PhD student who is going to be hired as a Research Assistant. Many students get waiver of tuition and with the stipend a student can cover his|her room and board. There is also a free health insurance for the student. Master's degree in Entomology is required.
This Research Assistant position has a posting number: 1887 and can be accessed in UAEU Jobs.