Scholarships and Grants are now available for students from the GEMS Global Network
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May 2018: Middlesex University Dubai is pleased to announce the partnership with GEMS Education which provides Scholarships and Grants for students graduating from their high schools within the GEMS Global Network, applicable from the academic year commencing on 23 September 2018.
This partnership with one of the leading education providers in the UAE will see a minimum of 150 Scholarships being awarded to students and employees of GEMS Schools, each academic year. These include Academic Excellence Scholarships, GEMS School Grants and GEMS Education Employee Grant. All GEMS students are also eligible for the Middlesex University Dubai Academic Excellence Scholarship which is awarded based on academic merit and eligible students could receive up to AED 90,000 towards their tuition fees.
Within the GEMS School Grants, students from GEMS Global Network who are not eligible for the Academic Excellence Scholarship will be awarded an AED 20,000 School Partnership Grant by the University to enrol for the International Foundation Programme and the Undergraduate Programmes. Students eligible for the Academic Excellence Scholarship will be given an additional AED 5,000 School Partnership Grant over and above the scholarship awarded.
Also, under GEMS Education Employee Grant, children of GEMS Education employees who are not eligible for any scholarship or grant outlined will be awarded a Corporate Engagement Programme (CEP) Grant of AED 20,000 on IFP and undergraduate programmes.
GEMS Employees can also receive 20% Grant on tuition fees for all post graduate programmes, and teachers from GEMS School are eligible for a 25% Teacher Grant for MA Education and BA Early Childhood Studies Programmes.
Commenting on the strategic partnership, Dr Cedwyn Fernandes, Director and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Middlesex University Dubai said: “At Middlesex University Dubai, we are committed to partner with entities that share the same values with us, and place students’ goodwill and interest at the highest priorities. We are pleased to be partnering with GEMS Education, a highly-regarded quality private education provider in the region.”
He further added, “Through this collaboration we hope to place quality UK education within the reach of every student graduating from the GEMS Global Network, opening up windows to endless potentials and possibilities.”
Christophe Savard, Vice President – Career and Future Employment Architect at GEMS Education, commented: “The primary goal of GEMS Education’s UniConnect programme is to increase collaboration between our organisation and post-secondary institutions, and to prepare young adults in their transition from secondary to tertiary education and beyond. Our partnership with Middlesex University Dubai helps us achieve this goal, and we are pleased to be able to offer our students these exclusive scholarships and opportunities.”
Meet Middlesex University Dubai at the GEMS CONNECT EdEx 2018 – UniConnect UAE Community Info Session, Networking & Workshops on Saturday 2 June from 9am to 2pm at GEMS Wellington, Al Khail, Dubai UAE.
For more information, please visit: https://www.mdx.ac.ae/prospective-students/scholarships-and-grants/gems-schools.
About Middlesex University Dubai
Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,000 students from more than 100 different nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide variety of subject areas including Law, Psychology, Computer Engineering, IT, Accounting & Finance, Marketing, HR, Graphic Design, Film and Journalism; it is the first and only university to offer a face to face LLB (British Qualifying Law) Degree. Middlesex University is a global university committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students, by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research, grant and professional practice. Middlesex University Dubai prepares its students to be professional, skilled individuals fitted for the modern world, committed to lifelong learning and able to contribute to the communities in which they live and work.
As well as having all the advantages associated with being a British university, Dubai campus students can benefit from all the opportunities afforded by a rapidly developing modern city in the heart of the Middle East, while experiencing the diverse nationalities and cultures that make up the population of Dubai. The Campus is located in Dubai Knowledge Park, occupying spacious classrooms and study areas within four buildings. Dubai Knowledge Park itself was set up in 2003 for international institutions that promote learning. Middlesex University Dubai students, therefore, have the opportunity to participate in a much wider student community.
For more information about the programmes and the range of Scholarships and Grants available, visit www.mdx.ac.ae.
About GEMS Education:
GEMS Education is one of the world’s oldest and largest K-12 private education providers. It is a highly-regarded choice for quality private education in the Middle East and North Africa region. As a company founded in the UAE in 1959, it holds an unparalleled track-record of providing diverse curricula and educational choices to all socio-economic means. Operating over 50 schools in the MENA region, GEMS Education currently serves over 115,000 students; and through its growing network of schools as well as charitable contributions is fulfilling the founder’s vision of putting a quality education within the reach of every child.