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Dh4 Million Invested For Health And Medical Science Scholarships In UAE

With a optimism to rank UAE and Dubai in the vanguard of medical and science innovation, Al Jalila Foundation has recently announced to disburse around Dh4 million for 2015-16 scholarship program to study medical and health science in UAE.

The scholarship program is only open for all eligible and deserving Emirati students who are looking forward to pursue postgraduate degree in health and medical science in UAE in the coming academic session 2015-16.

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Al Jalila Foundation is globally acclaimed for its philanthropic role in transforming the lives of students through scholarship programs that allow them to pursue medical studies with ease. The foundation encourages Emirati medical students to participate in medical and health science studies with its exceptional scholarship programs.

Dr. Abdul Kareem Al Olama, CEO of Al Jalila Foundation said, “This year we look forward to receiving applications covering an even wider range of specialties that will help broaden the UAE’s medical capabilities, so that it can continue to offer its citizens world-class health care in line with UAE Vision 2021”.

The statement of Dr. Olama clearly indicates that this year the foundation is expecting to receive scholarship applications for a variety of specialties in the field of medical science to enhance UAE’s healthcare system, so that the citizens can experience world class healthcare in line.

The scholarship program was introduced with an objective to offer financial support to all aspiring Emirati medical students to specialize in any medical domain, while helping them to hone their skills and credentials in medical sector.

Till date, the foundation has successfully awarded 19 scholarships to aspiring medical students to pursue postgraduate medical studies in different medical specialties including, public health, dentistry and nursing at any medical institutions across UAE. However, the educational costs of first two recipients of this scholarship will be funded by Al Jalila Foundation and they will graduate from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Dubai later this year.

About the Scholarship

With an aim to bring-in international practices into the nation and nurture the most gifted Emirati medical talents, Al Jalila Foundation provides scholarships to most deserving medical professionals, including students to pursue medical studies at institutions of international repute. The scholarships are only made available to UAE nationals to help develop their skills and expertise to contribute towards the healthcare system and development of healthcare community of the nation. The scholarship funds are invested for the bright future of next generation medical talents who will be helping and changing lives of people by improving the medical treatment procedures for UAE Population in coming years.

About Al Jalila Foundation  

The global philanthropic organization, Al Jalila Foundation is dedicated towards changing the lives with its medical research and education and established by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai in April 2013, with an objective to make UAE as the global leader in medical innovation. The organization supports medical education and research by awarding scholarships and investing in medical treatment system in UAE. To nurture the most gifted medical talents of UAE the organization provides scholarships to medical professionals and students that cover their education and research in the field of healthcare and medical science.


-The scholarships are only meant to pursue postgraduate degree in UAE
-It is only for UAE nationals
-The Application is open now and the deadline set for receiving applications is 31st of July 2015
-The names of scholarship recipients will be announced by September 2015
-You can download the application from official website of the organization and read the terms and conditions and eligibility criteria for scholarship from the website.
-For any further assistance and help you may contact [email protected]