Monday 10 December 2018

Modul University offers $30,000 scholarship

DUBAI, February 21, 2018

Modul University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, recently awarded a $30,000 scholarship to one lucky winner to pursue the MSc programme at the university as part of its affiliation with the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards.

The scholarship comes with relevant exposure benefits and opportunities entitled to any student at Modul. The scholarship was handed over by Zaid Maleh, managing director of Modul University Dubai, during the Awards gala dinner.

A total of 10 Modul University Dubai students have been offered the opportunity to engage with the Awards committees to gain valuable insights into nominated case studies and entries. Two Modul representatives Dr Edith Szivas and Keary Shandler, experts in sustainability and UN Sustainable Development Goals, are also on the jury, emphasizing Modul’s domain expertise.

The Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards, which took place on  February 20 at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, recognised companies and individuals implementing outstanding sustainability and CSR initiatives across the region. The partnership with the Awards is part of Modul University Dubai’s commitment and outreach efforts to further the cause of sustainability in different spheres.

“Modul University Dubai is committed to the sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals agenda. To further the cause, the University launched the MSc in Sustainable Development Management and Policy programme as well as the Centre for Sustainability through Research and Education (CSRE),” said Maleh.

“These are aimed at improving access to Austrian Higher Education and Research knowhow among many students, professionals and scholars as possible. Through knowledge-sharing and collaboration, the university believes that it can bring about change, awareness and progress.”

Established in Vienna in 1908, the Modul brand has over 100 years of legacy in hospitality and tourism education. The Dubai branch was the first-ever Austrian University in the region. The Modul University Dubai offers a number of academic and professional programs with business, tourism and hospitality education at the heart of its offering. – TradeArabia News Service

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