Dh4 million medical scholarships programme opened for Emiratis

Al Jalila Foundation’s programme is in its fourth year and hopes to attract students keen to make an impact on the UAE's health sector.

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DUBAI // Al Jalila Foundation’s Dh4 million postgraduate medical scholarships programme has opened for applications from Emiratis.

“If we look at the global front-runners in health care, what sets them apart are their investments in developing their human capital,” said Dr Abdulkareem Al Olama, executive director of Al Jalila Foundation. “We are pleased to once again extend financial support to aspiring Emirati health care professionals to help them specialise and further build the skills and credentials needed to contribute to the well-being of the nation.”

He said that the fourth consecutive scholarships programme, for 2016-17, will help develop students’ abilities and sustain the UAE’s health sector.

The application deadline is July 31. Applicants can find more information and application guidelines by visiting the Al Jalila Foundation website, aljalilafoundation.ae.