Dubai: Select universities in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) are offering a total of 600 scholarships and grants to Chinese students enrolling for the 2017-18 academic year.
Participating institutions include Amity University Dubai, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai, the University of Wollongong in Dubai, and Edline Training and Professional Development.
Ranging from partial to full scholarships, the support and grants aim to reward outstanding Chinese students and help alleviate the financial burden of studying overseas.
Keen on increasing the number of Chinese students on its campus, which currently stands at 35, Amity University Dubai is leading the initiative with 300 scholarships valued at $1.3 million (around Dh4.77 million)
Meanwhile, Middlesex University Dubai is set to provide scholarships that cover 30 to 100 per cent of the tuition fees to the first 50 undergraduate students.