Officials from the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program (CPISP) 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 program’s policies and the academic requirements for CPISP scholars during their university studies abroad.
CPISP 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 that His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister has a clear vision to utilise educational and training programs to develop the talents and capabilities of Bahrain’s youth.
Dr. Gessling noted that the program’s scholars are given the freedom to choose their desired field of study from recognised international universities, and the program 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 2018 recipients of the CPISP scholarship, which includes public and private school students, and wished them success in their studies abroad.
The 2018 group of scholars includes Abdulla Faroogh Ahmadi, Kawthar Hasan Al Noaimi and Hasan Fuad Ali who will be going boarding school in the UK to complete their A Levels before applying for university. The scholars also include Ghada Fadhel Al Shehabi, who will attend University of Glasgow, UK. Alia Younis Abdulla and Mahmood Mohamed Al Madeh are going to preparatory school in the US. Fares Omran Hasan who will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. Faisal Yousif Fakhro will attend Princeton University, USA, and Zain Khaled Al Sakhi will be attending Northeastern University, USA.