Officials from the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program (CPISP) today held an orientation meeting for the new group of scholarship recipients and their guardians at the Court of the Crown Prince, to brief them on the programme’s policies and the academic requirements for CPISP scholars during their university studies abroad.
The Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program provides scholars with the opportunity to study at top international universities and experience various international cultural backgrounds.
During the meeting, CPISP Director Dr. Cynthia Gessling reaffirmed HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s vision to utilise educational and training programmes to develop the talents and capabilities of Bahrain’s youth. Dr. Gessling noted that the programme’s scholars are given the freedom to choose their desired field of study from recognised international universities, and the programme provides them support in completing their university degrees, starting with Bachelor’s and continuing with Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Dr. Gessling and the CPISP team congratulated the 2017 recipients of the CPISP scholarship, which includes public and private school students, and wished them success in their studies abroad.
The 2017 group of scholars includes Batool Taraif, Khaled Ajaj, Zahra Al Basri and Eyad Al Moamen who will be going to preparatory schools in the US to attain American High School Diplomas before applying for university. The scholars also include Abdullah Janahi, who will attend Yale University, USA; Zaid Al Sekari who will attend the University of British Columbia, Canada. Ghadeer Al Jabal and Hasan Hamadto will be going to boarding school in the UK to complete their A Levels before applying for university. Shaikha Lulwa Al Khalifa will be attending Imperial College, UK, Noora Al Hashimi has gained a place at the University of Liverpool, UK, and Shehab Al Shehabi will be attending Cambridge University, UK.