Abu Dhabi: The Representative of the Ruler in Al Dhafra Region and Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) President of the Board of Trustees, HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has granted Scholarships to 20 top high school students, recognizing their outstanding academic performance.
The winners of the Scholarships will enroll at the Abu Dhabi University at the start of the 2022-2023 academic year to join any of the 50 unique programs, majors and concentrations including but not limited to;
- Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity Engineering
- Computer Engineering – Artificial Intelligence Concentration
- Electrical Engineering – Robotics and Automation Concentration
- Master of Science in Information Technology and
- Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University Programs empower students with the essential skills to best prepare them for the twenty-first century’s most in-demand jobs and excel in their future careers.
‘HH SHEIKH HAMDAN BIN ZAYED’ SCHOLARSHIP
Offered since 2009, the ‘HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed’ scholarship is a prominent national initiative dedicated to empowering outstanding students and inspiring them to pursue their educational objectives.
The scholarship represents a key pillar in ADU’s strategy for academic excellence and reflects its commitment to supporting the development of the UAE’s academic ecosystem.
The maximum coverage period of the scholarship is 4 years, or upon graduation, whichever is sooner.
The scholarship covers tuition, application, registration and student services fees as well as health services fees. Qualified students who meet the pre-requisites can apply through the Scholarships and Financial Aid Office at ADU.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman and Founder of Abu Dhabi University, highlighted the importance of similar initiatives that have been generously provided by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The ADU Chairman and Founder added that, “The programs aim to supply the labor market with specialized cadres that meet the requirements of the general policy agenda of the government of Abu Dhabi and its 2030 economic vision to meet the aspirations of our wise leadership for the next fifty years. ADU’s strategy for developing the academic ecosystem started from monitoring the needs of the career market in Abu Dhabi as well as anticipating the future of the workforce. ADU is focused on gearing up our cadre of graduates with the skills to move forward towards a knowledge-based economy. We work towards enabling students to acquire the skills that equip them to contribute effectively to our society and contribute to the directives of our wise leadership.”
Sharing his part, Professor, Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), urged students to keep up the successful academic achievement throughout the 4 years of the scholarship.
Prof. Ahmad pointed that the students must be committed to maintaining a minimum CGPA of 3.70, and a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, except for winter and summer terms to continue receiving this prestigious scholarship.
Recently, ADU launched 4 new concentrations that include, Big Data Analytics, Web and Mobile Application Development under the umbrella of a bachelor’s in software engineering as well as Cybersecurity and Game Development under a bachelor’s in IT.
The University has received the highest accolade accreditation, from The American Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Additionally, ADU is ranked among the top 651-700 universities in the world, according to the 2023 QS World University rankings and received a 5 QS Stars rating for 2022. The University is also recognized among the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years of age.