With education being the cornerstone of a successful career and a more empowered Emirati society, du, in partnership with the American University in Dubai (AUD), is opening the doors for eligible Emiratis to apply for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree scholarships for 2014 Spring semester. UAE nationals with special needs, who lack sufficient financial support to continue their studies, or who are single parents are invited to apply.
The announcement follows 20 students successfully enrolled on the degree of their choice after being award a du and AUD scholarship for the first semester.
Every scholarship offered by du and AUD is renewable annually, dependent on the student’s academic progress
Speaking on the scholarships, Ibrahim Nassir, Executive Vice President Human Resources and Organisation Development, du, said, “By providing Emiratis with scholarships, we are helping them to fulfil dreams of further education that may have otherwise been out of reach. This falls in line with our strategic goals to empower the Emirati community, by providing them with opportunities that will improve their career prospects. So far, in partnership with AUD, we have provided 44 scholarships to build talent locally and there are currently 20 sponsored students benefiting from this exciting opportunity. We look forward to seeing more enrolled in the coming months.”
New students interested in applying should visit du’s head office in Dubai Internet City to check their eligibility, and then visit the AUD Admissions office. Eligible students are required to have a minimum of 90% in their high school studies, or 3.0 GPA in their undergraduate studies, and pass the admission criteria.