Abu Dhabi University dedicates AED 4.5 mn to scholarships and financial aid

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University has dedicated AED 4.49 million to be spent on scholarships and financial aid during the first semester of the academic year 2012 -2013, to benefit students enrolled to study at the University’s Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campuses. Divided into 5 categories, Abu Dhabi University’s scholarships program recognizes academic excellence and awards students who exhibit exceptional academic achievement through: the “H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan scholarship”, the Chairman’s scholarship, the University scholarship, the Academic scholarship and the Athletic scholarship.

Commenting on their importance, Dr. Nabil Ibrahim, Abu Dhabi University’s Chancellor asserted that these scholarships and financial aid programs are designed to encourage students to excel in their academic performance. “The University had received students’ applications for scholarships and financial aid up until the deadline of 22nd August. These applications were then carefully assessed and reviewed by a specialized committee of experts who considered each and every application before allocating the amount of AED 4,491,050 to be spent on scholarships and financial aid during the first semester of this academic year.

This amount will enable 374 students to benefit from Abu Dhabi University’s financial aid program “Sanabil”, while 589 students will benefit from our diverse scholarship program”, added Dr. Ibrahim.

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