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24 students selected to join the "Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship Program"

Winning the scholarship is a student achievement.


New York University Abu Dhabi announced the selection of 24 students to join the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship Program, for the 2020-2021 academic year, with the aim of enhancing the capabilities of distinguished students in the country and providing them with academic and entrepreneurial opportunities.

The program, which was launched by the university in cooperation with the Department of Education and Knowledge, attracts outstanding students in their third and fourth academic years within the national higher education institutions in the UAE, including the United Arab Emirates University, Zayed University, and Higher Colleges of Technology.

The three institutions nominated 60 male and female students to join the scholarship program, 36 of whom were able to reach the final qualifying stage and conduct interviews, so 24 male and female students were selected to win the "Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship Program" grant by a jury that includes representatives from New York University. Abu Dhabi, New York University, and elite community leaders.

For the academic year 2020-2021, the scholarship students choose to complete one of two special semesters, the first entitled "Challenges in the New Political Economy", under the supervision of the former US ambassador to the UAE, Michael Corbin, and the other under the title "The Context of Crises: The Forces That Draw the Course of the Biggest Events." In our time, under the direction of the famous writer and journalist, James Traub.

Scholarship students will also undergo lessons on leadership development, public speaking, public presentations, critical thinking and persuasive writing.

Her Highness Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the principal advisor to the program, said: “The (Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship) Program honors promising students and provides them with unparalleled educational and leadership opportunities, and the opportunity to win this scholarship is a cause of pride and pride in the students’ accomplishments. ».

Her Highness added that "the steadfast support of the UAE is the main force behind the continued success of the selected students. They are future leaders who will contribute to serving this nation and achieving its ambitions, and strengthening its position at the forefront of developed countries."

Maryam bint Mohammed bin Zayed:

"The program honors promising students and provides them with unparalleled educational and leadership opportunities."

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