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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation And Oxford University Launch New Scholarship Programme

Dubai, November 23, 2016-- The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) and also the University of Oxford, UK, established a graduate scholarship program at the respected British university-- one that is anticipated to "last for centuries".

The partnership follows directives by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of MBRF-- a member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum global
initiatives.

The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum target Scholarships target students from Arab League nations looking to go after graduate researches at Oxford-- specifically, full time Master's as well as DPhil programs (except the Master of Business Administration - MBA)-- and also who plan to go back to among the qualified nations after completing their researches.

One complete scholarship is readily available for nationals of-- or individuals that are ordinarily resident in-- among the list below nations: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.Applications are especially urged from nationals of the UAE, where MBRF is locateded. Preference will certainly be offered to UAE applicants, in addition to those looking for to go after training courses relevant to the research study of Arab heritage.

His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of MBRF, stated: "This scholarship presents important opportunities to young Arabs, encouraging them to make the most of their intellectual abilities in one of the world's most respected colleges. As they start their future jobs, these scholars will certainly end up being global leaders that actively create as well as share knowledge to the benefit of all of humankind. Researching at such a popular establishment as Oxford College will certainly offer a remarkable take advantage of for the scholars in their scholastic as well as expert professions."

The scholarship covers training course costs, university costs, and also a give for living prices for full time students. The application due date has been set for January 6 or 20, 2017, depending on the course, while selection is anticipated to take place in April 2017. The very first scholars will commence their researches at the start of university year 2017-2018.

Additionally, Professor Nick Rawlins, Pro-Vice- Chancellor (Advancement and also External Affairs) at Oxford College, stated: "We are delighted that the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Structure has created such a remarkable possibility for students from all Arab Organization countries to carry out graduate studies at Oxford. This spots give produces a partnership that will certainly use students accessibility to a world-class education, as well as underscores Oxford's standing as a truly global university.”

The University of Oxford is the earliest university in the English-speaking world as well as the world's 2nd oldest surviving university. Oxford has been ranked the very best university in the world inning accordance with the Times Higher Education (THE) world college positions. The college makes up 38 faculties that function synergistically, allowing for teamwork and also an exchange of suggestions. Each faculty employs around 40 specialists and scientists. Oxford University is renowned for its many centers that offer to support the academic growth of its 22,000 students.

MBRF was established by an initiative from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and also Prime Minister of the UAE and also Ruler of Dubai, which he introduced as he dealt with the World Economic Forum in Jordan in 2007. The Foundation intends to provide support for knowledge as well as advancement in the Arab region and also beyond. MBRF proactively advertises education in all levels to enable individuals to make the best use their capacities to profit themselves as well as others, catalysing the production and also dissemination of knowledge.

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