Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research organized an instructional
day on Wednesday (21/8/2013) for the (109) scholars who were awarded
scholarships to the United States and the United Kingdom, at "Zayed
University Dubai campus".
meeting included all UAE scholarship students, excluding students of the
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, who had their meeting on Monday at "Zayed University
Abu Dhabi campus".
meeting started by the Ministry's speech followed by the speech of the Washington
Attaché, then a speech by the Attaché in London, followed by the speech of the United
States Embassy and the British Council, and included a presentation by a
scholar sharing his experience. The Scholarship and Cultural Foreign Relations
Department introduced the students to the scholarship scheme and scholarship
system, follow-up mechanism in the country of study, services rendered, the
scholarship system and laws of the countries they will be studying in, study
system in the universities, as well as the social aspects of interest to the
new students, to help them cope in the country of study and benefit from the
experiences of previous scholars.
were encouraged to take advantage of the services provided by the Cultural
Attachés who in addition to providing admissions to students at the
universities, they also open academic files to scholars with all their personal
data, academic, and financial data, they also receive new students upon arrival
at the airports in the country of study, secure hotel bookings for them according to the law, and help facilitate
their affairs, as well as the timely disbursement of allocated monthly allowances,
following up with the academic counselors
at the universities, and coordinating with The Scholarship and Cultural Foreign
Relations Department in order to address the issues that scholars may encounter
and offer appropriate solutions, and
help the graduates in ratification of graduation certificates before returning home.
Excellency the Minister Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan approved last month
the names of students awarded scholarships to many countries around the world
for undergraduate and postgraduate study, also to students with special needs.
He stressed the importance of providing all the needs of those students, and
following up on their educational performance until they graduate and return
home with higher degrees. The Ministry also stressed the importance of the
scholars referring to and visiting the Ministry to complete all scholarship
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