Hamdan University to offer 20 scholarships
Dubai, July 7, 2014
Dubai-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) is set to award 20 scholarships to outstanding senior high school students.
The scholarships from Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU will enable the students to continue their march towards scientific and academic excellence by joining one of the Bachelor programmes available at HBMSU.
It will also meet the aspirations of the students of the Arab World, as these programmes will comply with the highest standards of creativity, innovation and international best practices that keep pace with Smart transformation, said a statement.
The university is the first in the Arab World that has adopted the Smart learning approach based on a combination of the latest technologies and the best innovative educational methods, it said.
Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, deputy chairman of Dubai Police and General Security, chairman of HBMSU board, said: “We are delighted to sponsor 20 students who have excelled academically. This grant is aimed at stimulating scientific and academic excellence, along with the development of young talents that are capable of leading the growth in the future.
“The sponsorship programme reflects HBMSU's absolute commitment by embodying its mission centered on achieving a new breakthrough in education and preparing a socially and academically qualified generation that is able to compete globally and continue to lay the foundations of the comprehensive renaissance in the UAE.”
The applications for the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Scholarships programme is currently open and the awardees/grantees will be primarily selected based on their high school grades and their compliance with admission requirements of their selected HBMSU programme.
HBMSU is composed of various academic departments that include the e-School of Business and Quality Management, e-School of Health and Environmental Studies and School of e-Education. - TradeArabia News Service