Malta University Graduate wins US University Scholarship

The University of Malta is pleased to announce that following a call for applications issued last year Mr Sergio Azzopardi (picture) of Kappara has been awarded the Frank G. Zarb International Business Scholarship II at Hofstra University. The scholarship covers Hofstra University's tuition fees and books in full and half the accommodation costs for Mr Azzopardi to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree as a full-time graduate student at the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra.

Mr Azzopardi holds the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Business & Computing, Bachelor of Commerce, and is currently reading for the Master of Arts in Creativity & Innovation from the University of Malta. He is expected to commence his studies at Hofstra in September 2006.

The scholarship is offered exclusively to University of Malta students. This is the second time the scholarship has been awarded since its launch in 2003. It is funded by Mr. Frank G. Zarb, an outstanding American of Maltese descent who has had a distinguished career in U.S. government, banking and financial institutions. Mr. Zarb is a Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA graduate of Hofstra, and the University’s School of Business was named after him in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of business.

Hofstra is a private university located in New York State, with approximately 14,000 full-time undergraduate and part-time post-graduate enrolled students from some 67 countries. Hofstra holds 22 accreditations and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra holds two accreditations by AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - one for the overall School and the second is an additional AACSB accounting accreditation.

The Frank Zarb School offers majors in Accounting, Business Computer Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Legal Studies in Business, Management, Marketing, and Taxation. It hosts the Merrill Lynch Center for the Study of International Financial Services and Markets. For more information, consult the School’s website:

International Office
01 March 2006