In cooperation with the American University in the Emirates… The Middle East Social Media Summit announces on its first day the granting of scholarships to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in New Media
Dubai: 5 December 2014
In cooperation with the American University in the Emirates (AUE)—one of the most active universities in the region—the Middle East Social Media Summit, which launched its works in Dubai on Wednesday, December 5th and will last for two days, has announced the awarding of scholarships in Media for bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Such scholarships shall be related to the Middle East Social Media Summit and in support of regional markets in terms of using, interacting with, and investing in social media.
Professor Muthanna Abdul Razzaq, President of the American University in the Emirates, announced partial and complete scholarships for the children and wives of the martyrs based on meeting the requirements of admission in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
In the field of academic sponsorship in the Middle East Social Media Summit, the President of the American University in the Emirates announced at the opening of the Summit the awarding of special scholarships for the Middle East Social Media Summit, including:
- 3 Scholarships for the bachelor’s degree and one for the master’s program – Full Scholarships
- 5 Scholarships for the bachelor’s degree and 2 for the master’s program with 75% discount
- 10 Scholarships for the bachelor’s degree and 5 for the master’s program with 50% discount
- 25% discount is awarded to any application depending on grades and admission criteria for some specializations
Professor Muthanna said in a press statement: “These scholarships are a constant confirmation of the vital role of the university in the Emirates and the region, and of its close relationship with all vital and new fields that contribute to participation with the community in its interests and issues, in addition to the continuous role of the university in developing new and non-traditional courses in different areas.
“Our partnership with the Middle East Social Media Summit through its major conference in Dubai or through its activities in the region is a culmination of new, creative, and innovative approaches to make the academic sector an important and active partner in life and the future, and to support youth opportunities in the region in order to achieve skilled qualification, that indulges them at the center of the business sector and its vitality, especially in a field that has rapidly changed and developed such as social media and its various current, expected and future applications, allows to view the successive transformations in this sector,” said Professor Muthanna Abdul Razzaq.
For his part, Nasser Al Sarami, CEO of the Middle East Social Media Summit, expressed the forum’s pride in this strategic partnership, and in the participation of the American University in the Emirates under the leadership of Dr. Muthanna Abdul Razzaq, and what the University represents today as a beacon of various initiatives and its precedence in creating areas of study that are not available in the region in general.
Nasser Al-Sarami considered such scholarships, awarded by the University, a contribution to the quest of the Middle East Social Media Summit, in order to become a comprehensive institution that does not depend on conferences, workshops and studies. He also considered that the Summit shall, in partnership with the University, achieve sustainability in activities through these scholarships and other activities.
“In this forum we, as a summit that cares for business, youth and initiatives in the region and the impact of communication in creating an environment conducive to the growth of the economic sectors, view this initiative as a great embodiment of the relationship between the business sector and the labor market in the academic sector, in which the University represents the top of its dynamism,” Al-Sarami added.