UAE 22 - 23 October 2017

The BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit (BGSS) which is under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, is one of the main events of the UAE International Education Week.

The BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit is a high-level event that connects educational institutions from the UAE and across the world with the heads of the largest and most important Scholarship programmes in the UAE and GCC. The Scholarship organisations are attending the BGSS to find new educational partners with whom they can sign agreements to receive students via their scholarship program.

The BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit (BGSS) which is under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, is one of the main events of the UAE International Education Week.

The BMI Gulf Scholarship Summit is a high-level event that connects educational institutions from the UAE and across the world with the heads of the largest and most important Scholarship programmes in the UAE and GCC. The Scholarship organisations are attending the BGSS to find new educational partners with whom they can sign agreements to receive students via their scholarship program.

In addition to the individuals specifically responsible for the scholarship programs, 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.

Over the two days, participating universities will be able to have a series of 22 private meetings with the attending scholarship programs. Utilising an online system, university delegates will be able to access detailed information on all attending Scholarship delegates, including information on number of scholarships awarded annually, subjects of interest and preferred destination countries. Using this data, Educators are able to request meetings with the scholarship organisations they feel are the best match.

The 2-day program includes a lunch on each day and a gala reception which offers opportunities for to meet additional scholarship programs in an informal setting. Further, all delegates may attend informative sessions where the latest developments and scholarship trends in the Gulf will be discussed.

What type of Scholarship bodies will attend?

Over 50 Scholarship providers will be in attendance from across the Gulf including: Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The types of organisations include:

        •   Heads of Governmental Department and Senior Administrators of various Gulf scholarship and training programs

        •   Heads of Scholarship from: oil and gas companies; airlines and travel companies; hospital groups; banks and financial institutions.

        •   Senior staff from Universities across the Gulf region who offer scholarships to their students for overseas study.

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  • Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
  • 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
22 - 23 Oct 2017 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates US$5,000
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
22 - 23 Oct 2017
US$5,000

Private Meeting table

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)

What’s included:

Private meeting table for one representative

22 pre-scheduled private meetings with the organisation you select

Two networking lunches & networking reception

Listing in the official institution guide that is provided to all Scholarship organisations

Sponsorship Package

Stand out from the crowd: Exhibition and Sponsorship options Maximise the opportunity to do business with VIP delegates and the various attending Ministries from the Gulf. Show case stand display – USD$9,500

  • 6 meter square full furnished stand with power, lighting and carpet
  • One meeting schedule 22 pre-scheduled private meetings
  • Two networking lunches & networking reception
  • 1/2 page advertisement in the Official institution guide that is provided to all the institutions and Scholarship organisations