The applications for the Wael Khatib Scholarship for 2024 are now open.

In a significant stride towards promoting academic excellence and fostering talent in the insurance and risk management sector, Lockton MENA, in collaboration with Bayes Business School, a leading institution in the UK, has announced the continuation of the Wael Khatib Scholarship (opens a new window) for 2024 admissions. This scholarship, which has gained prominence for its association with the distinguished MSc Insurance and Risk Management program, is a tribute to the legacy of Wael Khatib, a legend in the insurance industry.

The inaugural recipient of the scholarship, who graduated in 2023 with distinction, marked the successful commencement of this initiative. In its second year, the Wael Khatib Scholarship is now underway with its second scholar, who began their tenure in September 2023. As the program enters a new phase, applications for the academic year 2024 are now open, offering aspiring candidates in the MENA region an opportunity to enhance their technical knowledge and expertise in the field of insurance, along with developing strategic leadership skills.

Wael Khatib, celebrated for his inspirational leadership, remarkable triumphs, charismatic persona, and genuine friendships, left an unforgettable mark on the insurance industry. This scholarship honours his unwavering commitment to the power of education in shaping successful careers. Wael Khatib himself graduated from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) with an MSc in Insurance and Risk Management and, throughout his career, advocated for the importance of a robust academic foundation.

The scholarship covers full tuition fees and is open to residents of the MENA region who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements along with financial need. This inclusive approach ensures that deserving individuals with a passion for the insurance and risk management field can pursue their education without hindrance.

Candidates from the MENA region are encouraged to take this opportunity to submit their applications before the final deadline on 8th May 2024. The scholarship represents a gateway to not only academic excellence but also a chance to contribute to the ever-evolving landscape of the insurance industry.

For those interested in applying or seeking further information, please contact Bayes Business School. Further details on the scholarship, as well as the online application form, can be found on the Bayes Business School website (opens a new window).