Applications open for Hamdan bin Mohammed Scholarship Programme

  • Date: 01-Apr-2024
  • Source: Emirates 24/7
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Applications open for Hamdan bin Mohammed Scholarship Programme

Applications are now open for the first year of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Scholarship Programme, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority announced.

The pioneering initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, is part of the Dubai Social Agenda 33 with an endowment of AED 1.1 billion. The initiative will provide 100 scholarships annually to Emirati students who are accepted to top universities around the world.

The scholarship is open to outstanding Emirati students who have graduated from public and private schools in the UAE, and will cover tuition, living expenses, and travel costs.

Her Excellency Aisha Miran, Director General of KHDA said: “The Hamdan bin Mohammed Scholarship Programme reflects the wise vision of our leadership to support the ambition of young Emiratis and enhance their competitiveness in various future specialisations. The scholarships provide an opportunity for our outstanding students to join the best universities and graduate as future leaders who will contribute to strengthening Dubai's leading position globally and making it one of the best cities in the world to live and work.”

“I encourage all young Emiratis to pursue their dreams of contributing to