Meet the largest Scholarship & Training organisations from across the Gulf

Access like no other!

A high-level networking event that connects you with the heads of the largest scholarship programmes in the Gulf.

The BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit (BGSS), forming part of UAE International Education Week, creates a series of strategic recruitment opportunities to help you increase and diversify your enrolments from the UAE and the greater Gulf Region.

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, BMI is proud to present UAE International Education Week.

One of the richest nations in the world, the UAE is a country of ambition and education is a fundamental priority for both families and the government – at both local and national levels.
BGSS gives you a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet and mingle with scholarship providers who use this prestigious event to find, select and arrange agreements with international partner institutions to receive their funded students.

Access like no other

BMI is proud to offer this unique, high-level networking event that connects you with the heads of the largest scholarship programmes in the Gulf region.

VIP attendees from across the Gulf

A wide range of over 50 institutions, organisations and companies providing scholarships from:

  • Bahrain
  • Iraq
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE

These scholarship organisations are attending BGSS to find new educational partners and sign agreements to receive their students via their scholarship programme.

Hold 22 private, pre-organised meetings with:

  • Government department heads and lead administrators of various Gulf scholarship and training programmes.
  • The heads of scholarship and training from national and private corporations such as oil and gas companies, airlines and travel firms, hospital groups, banks and financial institutions.
  • Senior staff at Gulf universities and vocational colleges that offer scholarships to their students for overseas study.

In addition to the individuals specifically responsible for the scholarship programmes, some larger organisations and government ministries will also send specific staff to the event to discuss large-scale training projects that maybe delivered in country or abroad.

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  • Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance.
  • Meet with over 50 Scholarship and Training providers from across the Gulf.
  • Exclusive access to senior ministry level contacts from Government bodies across the Gulf.
  • Intimate programme that provides you to pre-schedule with 22 private one-to-one meetings before you arrive.
  • Attend briefings from the heads of key government scholarships in the region with opportunities for all delegates to network informally during the lunch and gala event.
Dates City Country Standard Rate
17 - 18 Oct 2018 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates US$5,000
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
17 - 18 Oct 2018
US$5,000

Your 5-star BMI experience includes:

- 22 pre-scheduled private meetings with the organisations you select that best match your institution.

- Luxurious networking functions offering opportunities to meet additional scholarship providers in an informal setting including gala reception & dinner, 2 social luncheons and over coffee/tea breaks

- Plenary sessions sharing the latest developments and scholarship trends from the Gulf.

- Listing in the official institution guide that is provided to all scholarship providers.

- Utilising an online scheduling system, attendees are able to access detailed information on all attending scholarship delegates such as the number of scholarships awarded annually, subjects of interest & preferred destination countries. Using this data, educators are able to request meetings with the scholarship organisations they feel are the best match for them.


Available participation packages:

Your platform to meet and build relationships with the largest Scholarship providers in the Gulf.

US$ 5,000
(one representative / one meeting schedule)

US$ 7,500
(two representatives / two meeting schedule)