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Asian University for Women (AUW) and Tawakkol Karman Foundation (TKF) jointly announced a scholarship for 50 qualified young women from Yemen to attend Asian University for Women in Chittagong. Starting this year, the scholarship expands AUW’s mission to provide quality higher education for young women who are from conflict-affected countries, adding Yemen to existing student recruitment in Afghanistan, Myanmar, Syria, and Palestine.

Thirty-three high-achieving Emirati secondary school students have been selected to participate in the rigorous 18-month NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Summer Academy enrichment program as recipients of the 2019 Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship for Outstanding High School Students. They were selected based on academic achievement, English-language comprehension, leadership and interpersonal skills, and potential for growth and improvement.

Dr Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Managing Director of the multifaceted conglomerate, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate by Queen’s University Belfast, for services to business and commerce. She was among twelve individuals who received honorary degrees this summer at the university. Other individuals awarded included Professor Martin Meehan, the 27th President of the University of Massachusetts, internationally renowned researchers as well as leaders in business and commerce.