UAE philanthropic body to fund STEM education at top universities
Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education has announced the ten university partners for the 2017 cycle of its scholarship program
UAE-based Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has announced the ten university partners for the 2017 cycle of its scholarship program. Starting from Fall 2017, Al Ghurair Scholars will be able to attend one of six new partner universities outside the Arab world, in addition to the Foundation’s four existing partner universities in the Arab world, a statement released by the foundation said.
The scholarships will make high quality education more accessible in the Arab world and open the doors to over three hundred relevant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) degrees.
The Foundation identified and selected leading universities in the field of STEM across the globe that share its mission of supporting underserved, high-achieving Arab youth using the most innovative education models and teaching methods.
Abdulla Al Ghurair has invested $1.1 billion into the Foundation and has pledged to reach 15,000 promising Arab youth pursuing STEM education over the next 10 years. The Foundation is focused on providing access to high quality education for high-achieving Arab youth who excel in these fields and are committed to giving back to their community and the Arab world.
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