Abu DhabiUniversity will present 20 top scoring students from Grade 12, with the “H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and President of Abu Dhabi University’s Board of Trustees scholarship”. The “Hamdan Bin Zayed” scholarship covers university tuition and fees for each semester that a student is enrolled.
H.E Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri Chairman of Abu Dhabi University’s Executive Board stressed the importance of this initiative that has been generously offered by H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and President of Abu Dhabi University’s Board of Trustees, since 2009. “The scholarships are offered by H.H Sheikh Hamdan in recognition of outstanding students and to encourage them to continue their academic journey at either of Abu DhabiUniversity’s campuses in Abu Dhabi or Al Ain, where we offer 25 undergraduate programs and 8 master programs”, explained Bin Harmal.
Bin Harmal lauded the role that the “Hamdan Bin Zayed” scholarships has played in encouraging students to put in the effort needed for outstanding academic achievement. “The scholarship has also succeeded in promoting healthy competitiveness between Grade 12 students who have worked hard to be awarded a prestigious scholarship, allowing them to enroll in any of Abu DhabiUniversity’s diverse undergraduate programs. These programs are offered in various areas such as engineering sciences, business administration, environmental sciences, information technology, computer sciences and many other disciplines that provide the labor market with specialized graduates who can meet the requirements of the Policy Agenda of the Government of Abu Dhabi and its Economic Vision 2030”, added Bin Harmal.
Bin Harmal went on to explain that Abu DhabiUniversity monitors the needs of the labor market in Abu Dhabi and explores the future of the workforce needed to supply that market. “We are also focused on training our graduates to be fully equipped with the skills that qualify and enable them to contribute effectively in a knowledge-based economy, and to fulfill the directives of our country’s wise leadership in this issue”, concluded Bin Harmal.
On his part, Dr. Nabil Ibrahim Chancellor of Abu DhabiUniversity urged the students to preserve their successful academic achievement throughout the four years of the scholarship. He pointed out that the students must be committed to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.70, and a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester to continue their scholarship.