University of Dubai to grant 400 scholarships worth Dhs11.2m

The University of Dubai (UD), a not-for-profit institution established by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced yesterday that it will be granting scholarships worth Dhs11.2m to the first 400 new eligible applicants during an Open Day event on Saturday, June 30, 2012. The event will be held at the Clover Creek Hotel on Maktoum Road, near the Clocktower.

Of the 400 scholarships, 300 will go to the College of Business and 100 to the College of Information Technology. To be eligible, applicants must meet certain criteria such as a high school score of 65% and above, official English scores (TOEFL 500 and above or equivalent) and official Math scores of 400 and above.

This is great news for Dubai based professionals looking to focus on developing their business and IT skills. 

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Kazim Ladimeji is the Director of—a resource for start-ups, small business and job seekers. It includes a blog with career and small business advice articles. Kazim is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and has been a practising HR professional for 14 years.

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