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University of Malta Launches Blockchain ...

University of Malta Launches Blockchain and DLT Scholarship Fund

Published on September 04, 2018

Malta keeps on leading the pack in the cryptocurrency and blockchain part with an intriguing new improvement in the educational segment.

The University of Malta and the Malta Information Technology Agency have signed to an arrangement where a reserve of EUR300,000 will be made accessible for those students who wish to seek after their examinations in blockchain and dispersed record innovation in the inevitable scholastic year. The reserve will be accessible for those understudies will’s identity having some expertise in ICT, law, finance and engineering.

The scholarship fund, which will be divided in more than three years, takes after the consenting to of an arrangement between the University of Malta and the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA).

Students beginning their studies in the coming academic year can profit by the scholarship for Master’s and PhD explore theses identified with blockchain and DLT.

Scholarships will be accessible for courses with no less than 30 ECTS attributes specifically identified with DLT. Studentswill be given full sponsorship for the course.

Silvio Schembri, the Junior Minister for digital economy, said the scholariship would bolster endeavors to pull in blockchain companies to Malta, by guaranteeing that the essential HR were accessible locally.

“These companies need technical resources both to build and to operate by use of this technology, as well as experts in financial services, law and managerial roles. We look forward to see the first Maltese occupying these important and well-paid roles whilst also hoping that these will expand considerably in the future as the industry continues to grow here in Malta.”