Middle East ambitions are driving large increases in higher education scholarships
ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme, is a new event providing a unique opportunity for international educators to network with the largest gathering of scholarship providers sending students abroad from the Middle East.
This inaugural event runs from February 16 – 17 2023, immediately following the 16th edition of ICEF Dubai, and is an opportunity to meet with heads and key decision makers from over 100 scholarship organisations, who together control in excess of US$20 billion in scholarship funds, supporting hundreds of thousands of students studying abroad each year.
Motivated by ambitious national Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), are embarking on an unprecedented drive to provide funding for internships, pathway/vocational programmes, life-long learning opportunities, professional training programmes, language studies, and university scholarships, for hundreds of thousands of students.
Meeting schedule & Seminar programme
Build your own personalised programme of up to 30 in-person meetings with potential partners.
Enjoy a programme of live seminars, presentations and panel discussions, featuring regional experts and leaders working to transform the GCC countries.
Taking place on the opening day, this is a unique opportunity to gain up-to-date information and news on the latest market trends and issues.
Apart from your scheduled meetings, coffee breaks and an evening reception provide ample opportunities to enjoy informal networking opportunities.
Who goes to ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme?
ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme will bring together government ministers and industry leaders from across the GCC – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE – with international educators interested in developing long term, transformative partnerships with organisations looking to develop innovative education programmes.
Delegates at this inaugural event include the Ministry of Higher Education from Oman, the Ministry of Tourism from Saudi Arabia, and the Ministry of Culture from Saudi Arabia.