Dubai College of Tourism (DCT) has announced a new scholarship opportunity for UAE citizens and residents who aspire to work in the thriving tourism sector. This specially designed scholarship is applicable to Level 4 certificate programs. In areas such as hospitality, tourism, and events. By enrolling before Eid Al-Adha, students can fast track their dreams of joining Dubai’s booming tourism industry.
Dubai’s tourism sector has been experiencing growth. The major projects, streamlined visa processes, and global brands eager to invest in the city. In 2022, the sector contributed a significant $29.4 billion to Dubai’s economy. As part of the Dubai Economic Agenda D33’s objective to double the city’s economy in the next decade. The tourism industry is expected to play a pivotal role.
How to Apply for the DCT?
To apply for the scholarship, interested individuals must complete the DCT application form on the college’s website by June 28th, 2023, before Eid Al-Adha.
Eligibility criteria include:
- Passing an entrance exam
- Attending an interview
- Meeting certain academic requirements such as minimum of 70% completion in secondary education.
Successful Applicants will then have the opportunity to apply for the limited number of scholarships available.
The scholarships offered cover Academic fees for DCT programs in Hospitality, Events, and Tourism. DCT provides certificate and diploma courses in various fields related to tourism, hospitality, Retail Business, Events, and Culinary Arts. With affordable fees and a free application process, the college aims to make world-class education accessible to a wide range of students.
Applicants must be in the UAE and attend the interview in person. This scholarship aligns with the Dubai Economic Agenda, D33’s goal of integrating more Emiratis into the private sector and supporting talented expatriate youth.
Essa Bin Hadher, General Manager of DCT, emphasized the significance of this initiative in line with the D33 Agenda, which aims to consolidate Dubai’s position as one of the top global cities. Bin Hadher encouraged both Emirati and expatriate students to seize this opportunity for an affordable world-class vocational education. By nurturing excellence, the college aims to develop a skilled workforce that will drive growth and innovation in Dubai’s thriving tourism sector.