ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, March 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, recently organized a workshop at the UAE embassy in France to introduce the Minister of Interior’s Award for Overseas Scholarship Students.
The event was attended by Madhed Hareb Mugheer Jaber Al Khaili, UAE Ambassador to France; Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Ali Bin Daen Al Ghafli, Head of the Organizational Excellence Department at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior; Major Dr. Khamis Sultan Al Muhairi, Police Attaché at the UAE Embassy in Paris; along with 70 Emirati scholarship students in France.
H.E Madhed Al Khaili stressed the UAE Embassy’s support to upgrade scholarship students’ educational level, as they represent the UAE abroad. He pointed out the importance of the award in bringing distinguished and creative Emirati scholarship students throughout the world under the spotlight and to encourage students to embrace innovation and creativity in police and security work fields.
For his part, Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Ali Al Ghafli underscored the keenness and support of the police leadership to promote the Award. He also stressed the keen attention of the UAE government towards encouraging scholarship students to improve and develop their skills; to embrace creativity and innovation, and to promote the concept of national identity among them. He also explained the award’s objectives, conditions, schedule, criteria, the entry and participation requirements, methods of evaluation and communication with students; and emphasized the full technical support provided by the Organizational Excellence Department to scholarship students.
First Lieutenant Muhammad Salman Al Hanae’I, Chief of Internal Awards Section, presented the application form and the proper way to fill it; noting that it includes three sections: personal data, the award’s criteria, and the attached evidence.
The award was recently announced at the UAE Students Forum in the USA organized in the UAE Embassy in Washington under the slogan “Your Assistant My Homeland”.
The award is comprised of two main categories, the National Representation Award and the Innovative Ideas Award. The National Representation Award will be offered to the top three distinguished students who best represent the UAE and reflect the Emirati identity by respecting the laws and regulations of their educational entity, by participating in community-based activities and environmental volunteer work, and by excelling in their academic and scientific fields.
The Innovative Ideas Award will be granted to students who submit an idea that contributes to realizing the overall objectives of the UAE government, and the strategic objectives of the Ministry of Interior in particular. The proposed idea should be simple, applicable, meet the standards of innovation and excellence, and achieve a positive impact on society.
All scholarship students studying in any country across the world are eligible to apply for the award, according to the formal and technical requirements for application stipulated by the award regulations’ system. Applicants must be students since more than six months at a specific academic institution. The evaluation committee will receive application files via the e- program or via the Institutional Excellence Department. After that, the committee will assess applications in order to choose the best six candidates, who will then be interviewed to determine the top three winners in each category.
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