Manama, The Isa bin Salman Charity Educational Endowment has announced the opening of applications for the seventh batch of scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic year.
Applicants should fill in forms between October 4 and October 8, the endowment said.
His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Isa bin Salman Charity Educational Endowment said that the endowment commemorates His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, may God rest his soul in eternal peace.
The endowment is based on the vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, to provide young Bahrainis with the opportunity to complete their university education, he added.
The scholarships for post high-school education support Bahraini youth by investing in them and giving them the opportunity to engage in various scientific and knowledge fields to serve Bahrain and contribute to its progress and development, HH Shaikh Isa said.
Dr Mona Al Belushi, the endowment secretary general, said the criteria for eligibility for the scholarships stipulate that the applicant be a Bahraini national, must have achieved an average of at least 80% and must have graduated within the last two years.
The applicant must also fulfill the requirements for acceptance at the university, she added.
Source: Bahrain News Agency