Oh, to be Emirati right now.
One hundred lucky Emirati nationals can enrol for a lifetime scholarship thanks to one of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s initiatives.
In an announcement by the Dubai Media Office, the programme was introduced in 2017 and is now on its third year to provide quality education from Year 3 until, well whenever they please.
.@HHShkMohd directes Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) to organise the third Mohammed bin Rashid Distinguished Students Programme. The programme offers over 100 scholarships for Emirati students throughout their academic life.https://t.co/I2Zee434i3 pic.twitter.com/8ADlKBCAuM
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 16, 2019
Registrations have NOW opened up for Dubai-based Emiratis
The Mohammed bin Rashid Distinguished Students Programme has already given this lifetime free access to education to 314 Emiratis and will carry on doing so annually.
It was set up to ensure that the Emirati youth are well-prepped with the necessary skills for success through academics.
AND basically, students in Grade 3 or above can apply for this through KHDA’s website and registrations are open until April 29.
Who can apply for this?
- A UAE national from the emirate of Dubai
- Enrolled in Grade 3 or above
- Pass written tests and oral interviews by the school’ and be registered in a school for the 2018-2019 academic year