upGrad Foundation Launches With a Corpus of INR 500Mn to Focus on Scholarships, Training, Skill Development & Mentorship

upGrad Foundation Launches With a Corpus of INR 500Mn to Focus on Scholarships, Training, Skill Development & Mentorship

ATLANTA – Taking another significant leap to make quality education affordable and accessible, upGrad, Asia’s higher Edtech major, announces the formation of its philanthropic and not-for-profit division called upGrad Foundation, today. “LifeLongLearning, upskilling, and career enhancements can no longer be the right of only those who can afford it. Online learning has changed the perspective of all working professionals around the world and how they look at career improvements. Therefore, upGrad Foundation wants to take this theme of affordability, accessibility, and awareness to all who have growing aspirations and the…

Making Social Impact: New Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarship Opens to American Companies Working in Middle East

Making Social Impact: New Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarship Opens to American Companies Working in Middle East

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– As college students across the globe are beginning to return to universities after Covid-19 put so much on hold, a few select university students at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani (AUIS) are starting their college careers with new hope, thanks to a new scholarship campaign called “We Share the Future.” AUIS, a not-for-profit university and operated for the public benefit, is aiming to improve the lives of students and their families through a new scholarship campaign called “We Share the Future.” The scholarships are intended…

ADEK OPENS APPLICATION FOR ABU DHABI SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISTINGUISHED STUDENTS

فتح باب تقديم الطلبات لبرنامج بعثات أبوظبي للطلبة المتميزين

Application opens 21 March and closes 3 April for high-performing Emirati Grade 12 / Year 13 students and undergraduates aged 24 and under Students accepted at the world’s top 20 universities are eligible for a fast-track scholarship application process Outstanding Abu Dhabi scholars to receive end-to-end academic, career and personal development guidance in-line with the emirate’s future labor market needs  The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) announced opening application for the Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students – a premier program for Abu Dhabi’s outstanding Emirati students…

Abu Dhabi Festival Highlights Impact of Pandemic on Artists 10 Emirati and UAE-based artists discuss how their practices changed and what the future holds for the art industry

Abu Dhabi Festival Highlights Impact of Pandemic on Artists

Abu Dhabi Festival announced the launch of “Art Amid Covid”, part of the Festival’s annual “Riwaq Al Fikr” talks series. In interviews curated and directed by Jalal Luqman, Emirati artist and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) Visual Arts Consultant, 10 visual artists in the UAE working across disciplines talk about the importance of art in the context of Covid-19 and how the pandemic has affected artists’ work and how art is experienced, as well as the ways the pandemic may have forever impacted the art industry. A variety…

Persil announces winners of Abaytik Stylik abaya  design competition

برسيل تعلن عن أسماء الفائزات في حملة عبايتك ستايلك

 Six aspiring designers from Saudi Arabia & UAE have been selected by Persil Abaya Shampoo as the winners of Abaytik Stylik (Your Abaya, Your Style) abaya design competition. Each of them will be granted scholarships at French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. Part of a women empowerment campaign strategically held in conjunction with the re-launch of Persil 2in1 abaya shampoo, the competition encourages self-expression and provides a platform for abaya lovers to showcase their talent. The young women who vied for the scholarship prizes went through several stages of the competition…

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

الأكاديمية العربية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا والنقل البحري بالشارقة

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah opens admissions for the Spring semester that is set to commence in February 2021 Recognised as one of the leading maritime academies in the region, the university offers top-notch hybrid education, alongside in-person attendance for practical applications In fulfilment of its primary mission to empower young Emiratis to work in the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has opened admissions for their Spring semester that is scheduled to begin…

TAKREEM – Inspiring Generations

“تكريم” تحتفي بالإبداع العربي في بيروت

TAKREEM was founded with the aim of celebrating the Arab men and women who are making history in their own way and domain. After touring most of the Arab region for the past decade and despite the strenuous year that the world in general and Lebanon in particular went through, the Foundation stays true to its mission and has strived to recognize and honor the unsung heroes of the Arab World during its yearly Award Ceremony. Initially scheduled for November 2019 and postponed time and again due to the unrelentless…

Hoor Alnuami and Maitha Alsuwaidi selected as the 2021 UAE Rhodes Scholars

Hoor Alnuami and Maitha Alsuwaidi selected as the 2021 UAE Rhodes Scholars

Abu Dhabi 14 November 2020:Under the patronage of the Sheikha Salama bint Hamdan Foundation and in cooperation with the Rhodes Trust, the Selection Committee chaired by Minister of State Zaki Nusseibeh  of the UAE Rhodes Scholarship today announced Hoor Alnuami and Maitha Alsuwaidi have been selected as the 2021 UAE Rhodes Scholars. Hoor Alnuami is a senior at NYU Abu Dhabi in May 2021, pursuing a BA with a double major in Political Science and in Literature and Creative Writing.  Maitha Alsuwaidi  is also a senior at NYU Abu Dhabi…

SIBF 2020: Life of Pi’s Yann Martel likens the writing process to an unexpected adventure

الروائي يان مارتل صاحب “حياة باي”: الكتابة مغامرة مدهشة

The bestselling novelist says his latest work Son of Nobody is in the final stages at a Sharjah International Book Fair 2020 discussion “For writers and visual artists, it begins with observation,” said Yann Martel in an online session broadcast on 07 November 2020 as part of the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair 2020. In an interview with Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives, the bestselling author of Life of Pi said his work originated from observing the unusual. “You tend to notice things as they strike you – not…

Xposure announces five winners  of Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship Award

Chosen from among 1,600 entries, winners were announced at a live streaming virtual ceremony Timothy Allen: Originality is a key attribute of our successful applicants along with an unmistakable passion for visual story telling. Selecting five entries from a record 1,600 entries for their ingenuity, originality and excellence in visual storytelling, the 5th edition of International Photography Festival – Xposure, has announced the winners of its premier Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship Award (TAPSA). The winners have been selected for Xposure’s fifth edition, which will be taking place in Sharjah from…