Good news for frontline heroes in the UAE!
The government has recently announced the frontline workers and their children in the country will have access to scholarships for government and private universities and colleges across the UAE. The new program, called Higher Education Scholarship Programme for the sector, was announced on Tuesday by the Frontline Heroes Office.
The initiative was also announced to support these heroes who fight the Covid-19 pandemic. This is in line with the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Frontline Heroes Office.
Frontline heroes and their children are qualified for the scholarships starting from 2021 to 2022 academic year.
Applicants may submit their scholarship request along with supporting documents and the acceptance of letter from their chosen university or college to Education@FrontlineHeroes.ae.
“Thanks to our wise leadership and efforts of frontline heroes across all sector, the UAE has set a bright example in combating the pandemic. We are excited to support this initiative as it aligns fully with our core values at Sandooq Al Watan, inspired by the principles of giving and unity which are deeply rooted in Emirati culture. We are proud to contribute today by recognizing these heroes and appreciating their commitment and dedication in protecting everyone in the country,” Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Chairman of Sandooq Al Watan, said.