Seven Students of An-Najah University Win the Arab Network for Innovation Award
In the closing ceremony of the Scholarship for Excellence in Education and Development, the Arab Innovation Network (AIN) announced that seven students of An-Najah National University out of eight winners from six Palestinian universities, won the Arab Innovation Network’s Scholarship for Excellence in Education and Development (SEED). The scholarship is supervised by an international jury from several British and Canadian universities.
The Scholarship for Excellence in Education and Development’s closing ceremony was held in Ramallah under the patronage of Prof. Mahmoud Abu Mwais, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and with the support of Ibrahim Siyam Industrial Group. The ceremony included the announcement of the winners of the Scholarship for Excellence in Education and Development (SEED). The event was attended by representatives of Palestinian universities and participating students as well as other notable figures.
SEED was launched by the Arab Innovation Network (AIN) in Palestine. It aims to improve access to education and to provide students with the educational opportunities they need to prepare themselves for a better future. SEED Scholars are selected on the basis of educational excellence, character, charitable work, and leadership potential.
About 140 students from six Palestinian universities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip including An-Najah University applied for the scholarship when it was launched in October, 2021. About 30 students have been qualified to participate in the final challenge which focused on solving a public problem, provided that the solution must achieve seven goals of the SDG goals.
17 out 30 students from An-Najah University were qualified to participate in the final stage. The scholarship was awarded to 7 students from the University out of 8 winners.