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HRH honors graduates at 2013 CPISP Graduate Recognition Ceremony

HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa affirmed that investing in the development of Bahraini citizens is among the leadership’s top priorities, as outlined by HM King Hamad Al-Khalifa, and pointed to the graduates of the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program (CPSIP) as models of success in seizing the educational opportunities around them and positively representing their country in the international arena.

This came during the 2013 CPISP Graduate Recognition Ceremony, which was held under the patronage of HRH the Crown Prince at Riffa Palace, where 18 CPISP scholars were honored for graduating from their respective universities. HRH Prince Salman congratulated the scholars and expressed pride over their academic and professional achievements, and wished them success in achieving their aspirations, which will contribute to Bahrain’s development.

HRH the Crown Prince affirmed that the Program’s graduating scholars are a testament to the high capabilities of Bahraini youth, affirming that their success and achievements come as a result of their hard work and dedication. HRH said he looked forward to seeing promising young Bahrainis continue to dedicate themselves to achieving their aspirations and make use of the opportunities around them, as well as embrace an innovative outlook and become active members of society.

HRH the Crown Prince thanked the Program’s sponsors and supporters for contributing to the success of the Program, its goals and objectives. He also thanked CPISP officials for their continued efforts and dedication to the Program and its scholars, and for providing them the support to develop academically, professionally, and on an inter-personal level. HRH the Crown also pointed to the vital role of parents and guardians in providing a suitable environment, encouragement, and support for their children to excel, demonstrate their outstanding academic abilities, and further develop their skills.

Eighteen CPISP scholars were recognized at the ceremony for completing university degrees from various top international universities in their respective majors, and included the following:

  • Abdulla Saleh Abdulaal
    2013 - MSc in Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
    2011 - BSc in MORSE: Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, and Economics, University of Warwick, UK.

  • Ali Saeed Abbas
    BSc in Operation Research: Engineering Management Systems, Columbia University, USA.

  • Amal Ahmed Ahmadi
    MSc International Management, Reading University, UK.

  • Ebrahim Al Qassab
    MEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Management, Imperial College London, UK.

  • Fatima Abdulla Al Rayes
    MSc in Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

  • Fawaz Yusuf Abdulla
    PhD in Economics, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Khaled Waleed Al Khaja
    LLB Law and Economics, Edinburgh University, UK.

  • Mahmood Adel Abdulla
    BSc in Economics with Mathematics & Business Administration, University of Southern California, USA.

  • Maram Khaled Al-Sabbagh
    MSc in Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

  • Marwa Khaled Al Sabbagh
    PhD in Reproductive Biology: Uterine Biology, Imperial College London, UK.

  • Maryam Ahmed Alireza
    BA in Economics & Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

  • Mashael Adnan Fakhro
    2013 - MPA in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University, USA.
    2011 - BSc in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, USA.

  • Mohammed Al Sadadi
    BSc in Applied Mathematics, Purdue University , USA.

  • Nadia Salman Khalaf
    MA in Near Eastern Studies, New York University, USA.

  • Noora Al Sindi
    MPP Public Policy at Georgetown University, USA.

  • Rawan Maki
    2013 - MSc in Environmental Engineering (Constructive and Water Design Track) at Imperial College London.
    2012 – BA in Environmental Engineering and Economics, Yale University, USA.

  • Sarah Ameen
    BA in Political Science & Modern Middle Eastern Studies, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

  • Sharif Al-Sayed
    BEng in Computer Science, University of Michigan, USA.

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